Chief Residents’ Presentations (April 26, 2023)

Needs Statement

Surgeons, advanced practice providers, fellows, residents, and medical students in various surgical specialties and subspecialties need to receive regular updates on advances in surgical care and clinical practices. Novel technologies and procedures will be examined as means to improve the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions requiring surgical intervention. The series aims to expand the knowledge of learners, enhance surgical skills, increase surgical efficiency, disseminate surgical best practices, and improve surgical outcomes.

Target Audience

Physicians, medical students, fellows, and residents.

Learning Objectives

International Training in Surgery

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Identify the influence of international training on Baylor College of Medicine.

  • Recognize the challenges in mimicking this training model in the present.

  • Review the possible options to attain additional expertise in foreign countries.


Risk Taking and Innovation in Surgery: A Historical and Personal Perspective

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss historical innovation in surgery and the risk taking it required.

  • Identify the importance of informed consent in surgical innovation.

  • Review a modern example of surgical innovation for greater insight.


Reflections from Residency

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of a support system during residency.

  • Realize the importance of gratitude in fostering teamwork.

  • Discuss the role of failure in finding one’s passion.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Course expires: 

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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