How to become a complete HPB Surgeon through continuous improvement

Postgraduate Course

Monday 21 September 2020 | 0900 – 1630
Course Coordinator: Saxon Connor, New Zealand

EarlyOn or before 12 May 2020
Standard13 May – 14 July 2020
Late15 July – 20 September 2020
Onsite21 September 2020 onwards
Postgraduate Course
150USD
200USD
250USD
250USD

The participant registration fee for the Postgraduate Course includes:

  • Admission to the Postgraduate Course “How to Become a Great HPB Surgeon through Continuous Improvement”
  • Congress documentation
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Lunch on Monday 21 September 2020

The aim of this day is to attract trainees, fellows and young consultants with the purpose of focusing on the non-technical aspects of surgery. The learning objectives are:

  • To understand that being an HPB surgeon requires a conscious commitment to lifelong learning
  • To understand that learning takes many forms
  • To understand investment in both technical and non-technical skills is required
  • To understand that effective decision making is a critical component of becoming a complete HPB surgeon
  • To understand the critical relationship between the surgeon and a highly functional team.

Ever wondered what it takes to be a complete HPB surgeon? How do you achieve a fulfilling career and life?
How can you contribute to creating and sustaining a highly performing HPB unit?
Come and learn the answers to these questions in an interactive and engaging format.

The day will include:

  • Learning from the experts on how they improve their operating.
  • Understanding why being a better team member is critical to improving surgical outcomes
  • Learning from and dealing with both failure and success
  • How to enjoy your career

Who should come to this course?
All trainees, Fellows and young consultants who want to develop a fulfilling and satisfying career. Senior surgeons interested in improving their unit and leaving a worthwhile legacy.

The Format
This will be an interactive day leveraging technology to maximise participation from the audience.
Presentations will utilise a TED concept (no podium). Participants have access to an app to submit questions, post comments or vote when required. During discussion questions will be projected onto screen with the facilitator choosing topics for focussed discussion.

Program
Three two hour sessions, with each session including one or more “One on one interview” with an inspirational and mid-career HPB surgeon with an interesting story to tell.

One on one interviews
A couch discussion with a facilitator about pivotal career moments, valuable mentors, facing challenges and learning from them.

Confirmed discussants:
Rebecca Minter: Balancing family and work commitments
Carol-Anne Moulton: A journey into non-technical skills research
Catherine Teh: Forging a career in HPB in a low to middle income country
Saxon Connor: Dealing with disaster


Session 1: Optimising individual performance

Duration: 120 mins
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00am

Chairs: Kaye Bowers / Saxon Connor

TOPICS (15 mins each)
SPEAKER / INTERVIEWER*

REGION

COUNTRY

One on one: Carol-Anne Moulton

Saxon Connor*

AHPBA

Canada

How to optimise my learning during training

Rebecca Minter

AHPBA

USA

Coping under Pressure

Carol-Anne Moulton

AHPBA

Canada

Using video to improve my operating

Brendon Visser

AHPBA

USA

Mental Preparedness for surgery

Horacio Asbun

AHPBA

USA

Using a surgical coach

Shin-E Wang

AHPBA

Taiwan

How individual behaviour influences patient outcomes

Wright Pinson

AHPBA

USA

Interactive panel - Audience discussion


Morning Tea – 11:00 am to 11:30 am


Session 2: Optimising a team

Duration: 120 mins
Time: 11.30 am to 1.30 pm

Chairs: Mohammed Ballal / Catherine Teh

TOPICS (15 mins each)

SPEAKER / INTERVIEWER*

REGION

COUNTRY

One on one: Catherine Teh

Saxon Connor*

APHPBA

Philippines

Reducing the gender gap in HPB surgery –everybody’s responsibility

Isabella Frigerio

EAHPBA

Italy

Training in the West and establishing a career in the East

Shailesh Shrikhande

APHPBA

India

Creating a highly performing team

Carol-Anne Moulton

AHPBA

Canada

Planning complex surgery as a team

Victoria Ardiles

AHPBA

Argentina

How the Dutch HPB Surgeons established a national surgical network

Hjalmar van Santvoort

EAHPBA

Netherlands

The importance of diversity in teams

Julie Hallet

AHPBA

Canada

Interactive panel and audience discussion


Lunch – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm


Session 3: Thinking beyond the operating room

Duration: 120 mins
Time: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Chairs: Rob Padbury / Manju Chandrasegaram

TOPICS (15 mins each)

SPEAKER / INTERVIEWER*
REGION
COUNTRY

One on one: Rebecca Minter

Saxon Connor*

AHPBA

USA

Taking Surgery into space

Lisa Brown

APHPBA

New Zealand

How I built a robot

Woo-Jung Lee

APHPBA

Korea

Time for a black box in the operating theatre

Reny Segal

Invited

Australia

Building Bridges with Industry – Partnerships in a Knowledge Economy

Damian Mole

EAHPBA

Scotland

Global Surgery

Ewen Harrison

EAHPBA

Scotland

Interview: Saxon Connor

Rob Padbury*

APHPBA

New Zealand

Interactive panel discussion