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Top 10 social highlights from Monday’s exciting sessions and events. We’re looking forward to the final day of DDW and the remaining social buzz.
Half of medical students show signs of burnout by their second year and three-quarters of residents show similar signs, according to SSAT President Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, who discussed strategies for avoiding professional burnout Sunday morning at Digestive Disease Week®.
Lunch symposium will highlight advances in diagnosis, treatment of Barrett’s esophagus and early esophageal cancer
Representatives from SSAT and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) will gather Tuesday for the annual Kelly and Carlos Pellegrini SSAT/SAGES Luncheon Symposium. The 2016 symposium, ‘Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus and Early Esophageal Cancer,’ will highlight new technologies and differing treatment recommendations from the major gastrointestinal societies.
Day 2 is in the books. See the highlights from today’s sessions included on social media using #DDW16.
During a two-hour breakfast symposium on Tuesday, jointly sponsored by SSAT and the International Society of Digestive Surgery (ISDS), seven experts will examine the relationship between chronic inflammation and the risk of developing malignant tumors in the digestive system. Symposium co-moderator Alessandro Fichera, MD, FACS, FASCRS, provides a preview of the session.
In May 2015, leaders at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, and the University of Michigan Health System announced a “Take the Volume Pledge” campaign to limit certain surgical procedures at their institutions to high-volume surgeons specializing in those procedures.