Campus East Bank80th Anniversary Principles in Colon & Rectal Surgery: Hot Topics
November 2-3, 2018
McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
Preliminary Program

Important Dates
Early Registration Deadline: September 17
Hotel Deadline:  October 3

Course Description
The purpose of this course is to educate surgeons and the multidisciplinary care team and the on the innovative treatments of benign and malignant colorectal disorders, with lectures and discussions focused on surgical tips aimed at addressing challenging decisions or surgical situations. There will be engaging lectures, videos and case presentations with the purpose of generating honest, interactive and informative discussions. Also new this year is the opportunity to meet the professors to in small, interactive breakfast sessions each day.  Sessions will cover treatments for anorectal, pelvic floor, IBD, neoplasia and benign diseases. Keynote speakers include Scott Steele, MD (Cleveland Clinic) and Karim Alavi, MD (UMass).

Target Audience
This course is targeted to General and Colorectal Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Gastroenterologists and GI Surgeons, Medical Oncologists, Radiations Oncologists, Radiologists, and Pathologists caring for patients with benign and malignant colorectal disorders.

There is a limited block of rooms available for course attendees at the Graduate Hotel. The hotel is located adjacent to the meeting location. Rooms are $160/night and you must book by October 3.  You can either book online or call the hotel at 612-379-8888, press 1 for reservations and ask for the Colon/Rectal Surgery Conference 2018.