FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

|Session 1| 6:00 pm

6:00 Linda Griffith

6:30 Eric Alm

7:00 Jessica McKinney
“Is saving life enough? The challenge of morbidity and disability in maternal health”

7:30 Rosanne Kho
“My path to growth and resilience with short-term medical missions”

Lizard Lounge

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

|Session 2| 8:30 am

8:30 Jose Carugno
“Surgical Catastrophe. Chicken soup for the surgeon as a second victim”

9:00 Alan DeCherney
“You need a sponsor not a mentor”

9:30 Hanan Alsalem
“Challenges of MIGS Training in Middle East”

10:00 Dina Katabi

Morning Break

|Session 3| 11:00 am

11:00 Mauricio Abrao
“Endometriosis, innovation and inspiration”

11:30 Michael Birnbaum

LUNCH Break 12:00 – 1:00 pm

|Session 4| 1:00 pm

1:00 Lilo Mettler
“Love and Endoscopic surgery”

1:30 Ray Garry
“Excited but too little too late”

2:00 Ellis Downes
“Festina Lente – Hurry up slowly”

2:30 Chris Sutton
“Underneath the Arse-Grass: Tales from the South Pacific”

3:00 – 4.00 Optional Tour of Center for Gynepathology Research/Human Physiome on a Chip lab
(3D Printing, Microreactors for mini-organs for drug development, systems biology, etc).
Limited capacity – See Linda Griffith to sign up.

5:00 Social Hour and Dinner, MIT Sailing Pavilion

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

|Session 5| 9:00 am

9:00 Kate O’Hanlan
“More unspeakable thoughts in the field of Gynecologic Surgery, what else ?!?!@!”

9:30 Peter Maher
“Anatomy of a complication -a personal journey”

Morning Break

11:00 Ambareen Jan
“A humanitarian crisis: reflections from the Zaatari refugee camp”

11:30 Harry Reich
“My reality: I am entitled to my own facts”

Conference Conclusion