Surgery Grand Rounds

April 30, 2014

Duke North – Room 2002


Surgical Grand Rounds


7:00 – 7:30 a.m.

Virtual Reality Training for Robotic Surgery:

Novice Skills Acquisition and Decay

Brandon Henry, M.D.

Research Fellow II, General Surgery


Moderator: Ranjan Sudan, M.D.



7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

“Defining the Learning Curve for Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy”

Paul Speicher, M.D.

Research Fellow II, General Surgery


Moderator:  Douglas Tyler, M.D.



Surgical Case Conference

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Moderator:  John Migaly, M.D.



Presenter Disclosure of Financial Relationships: Drs. Henry, Speicher, Sudan, and Migaly indicate no financial relationships relative to the content presented and no personal/financial relationships to disclose which are relative to this activity.  Dr. Tyler indicates that he is a speaker for Novartis; an Advisory Board member for Amgen, Genentech, and Lymphoseek; a Consultant for AGTC; and a Principal Investigator for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Scherine-Plough, but has no personal/financial relationships to disclose which are relative to this activity.

RSS Activity Medical Director(s) Disclosure: Dr. Ranjan Sudan has no personal/financial relationships to disclose which are relative to this activity.

---Global Learning Objectives---

  1. Review and discuss new advances in general surgery;
  2. Present and discuss case studies, protocols, treatment guidelines and surgical/pathology report appropriate to General Surgery practice;
  3. Review and discuss clinical research findings and other evidence from pertinent literature.


---Accreditation Information---

The Duke University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


---Unapproved Use Disclosure---

Duke School of Medicine requires CME faculty (speakers) to disclose to the attendees: 1) When products or procedures being discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (Not FDA approved) ; and 2) Any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and /or unsupported opinion.  Faculty at this event may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved labeling.  This information is intended solely for continuing medical education, and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications.  If you have any questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.


---Credit Designation---

The Duke University School Of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


In order to receive CME Credit, learners must sign in at the beginning of this event.



Duke North Room 2002
Duke North Room 2002
Durham, NC 27701
United States
Session date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:00am to 9:00am

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Room Number: 
Duke North Room 2002
Speaker Name: 
Drs. Brandon Henry and Paul Speicher