Program

The program for the 77th Annual Course was a tremendous one. To view a copy of the Final Program, please click here

We were thrilled to be joined by four invited lecturers.

William C. Bernstein Memorial Lecture
George Chang, M.D.
Colorectal Cancer Surgery: Setting the Standards

Howard M. Frykman Memorial Lecture
Andre D'Hoore, M.D.
Transperineal TME

Stanley M. Goldberg Invited Lecture
Neil Mortensen, M.A., M.D.
The Generation Game - Pouch Salvage and Reconstruction

Minnesota Colon and Rectal Foundation Lecture
Arden Morris, M.D.
Unpacking Quality Improvement and Accountability in Colorectal Surgery

Faculty

Guest Faculty

  • John Allen, M.D., M.B.A.
    (Yale University - New Haven, CT)
  • Lilliana Bordeianou, M.D.
    (Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA)
  • George Chang, M.D.
    (The University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX)
  • Jim Chase
    (MN Community Measurement - Minneapolis, MN)
  • Andre D'Hoore, M.D.
    (University Hospitals Leuven - Leuven, Belgium)
  • Charles Friel, M.D.
    (University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA)
  • Jorge Lagares-Garcia, M.D.
    (Charleston Colorectal Surgery - Charleston, SC.)
  • Arden Morris, M.D.
    (University of Michigan Health System - Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Neil Mortensen, M.A., M.D., MBChB
    (John Radcliffe Hospital - Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • Sthela Murad-Regadas, M.D.
    (Federal University of Ceara School of Medicine - Ceara, Brazil)
  • John Pemberton, M.D.
    (Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN)
  • Stephen Rauh, M.D. 
    (University of Rochester Medical Center - Rochester, NY)
  • Sharon Stein, M.D.
    (University Hospital, Case Medical Center - Cleveland, OH)

Host Faculty

Professor and Chief
  • Robert Madoff, M.D. (Professor of Surgery Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Stanley M. Goldberg, M.D. Chair in Colon and Rectal Surgery - University of Minnesota)

Professor
  • David A. Rothenberger, M.D.  (Jay Phillips Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery - University of Minnesota)

    • Kenneth Batts, M.D.
    • Charles Finne, M.D.
    • Brett Gemlo, M.D.
    • Stanley Goldberg, M.D.
    • Sarah Grahn, M.D.
      • Salvador Guevara, M.D.
      • Christine Jensen, M.D., M.P.H.
      • Alex Khoruts, M.D.
      • Mary Kwaan, M.D.
      • Ann Lowry, M.D.
      • Genevieve Melton-Meaux, M.D.
      • Marc Osborne, M.D.
      • Elizabeth Raskin, M.D.
      • Ann Seltman, M.D.
      • Bradford Sklow, M.D.
        • Benjamin Spilseth, M.D.
        • Mark Sun, M.D.
        • Amy Thorsen, M.D.
        • Judith Trudel, M.D.
        • Todd Tuttle, M.D.
        • Sarah Vogler, M.D., M.B.A.
        • James Williams, II, M.D.

Exhibitors & Supporters

ACell, Inc.
American Medical Systems (AMS)
Applied Medical
Bard Davol
Baxter BioSurgery
Bellevue Pharmacy
BK Medical/Analogic Ultrasound
Braintree Laboratories
Calmoseptine, Inc.
Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI)
Coloplast
Cook Medical
Covidien
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Electro Surgical Instrument Company
EndoChoice, Inc.

Ethicon
Genomic Health, Inc.
Gore & Associates
Halo Medical Technologies
Hitachi Aloka Medical America
InControl Medical
Intuitive Surgical
Karl Storz Endoscopy America Inc
LABORIE
LifeCell
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Medivators

Medspira
Medtronic
Merck
Miromatrix Medical Inc.
Myriad
Novadaq
NPSP Pharmaceuticals
OBP Medical
Olympus America
Pacira Pharmaceuticals
Pelvic Floor Center
Precision Therapeutics

Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation
Salix Pharmaceuticals
Sanofi
Sigma Tau Pharmaceuticals
SurgiQuest, Inc.
THD America, Inc.
The Prometheus Group
Torax Medical, Inc.
US Army Health Care Team
Walgreens Infusion

Accreditation

Colon & Rectal Surgery Principles Course American Medical Association / PRA

 The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Minnesota designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To obtain your CME certificate, please click here and log on using the information provided to you in your registration materials.

Cutting Edge Transanal Surgical Options Workshop American Medical Association / PRA

 The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Minnesota designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Innovations in Pelvic Floor Evaluation and Treatment American Medical Association / PRA

 The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Minnesota designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.