November 13 – 14, 2015
How are We Being Judged? Assessing Individual Surgeon Performance
Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD
Director, Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)
Division of Surgery Oncology
Department of Surgery
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

November 14 – 15, 2014
Surgical Volunteerism: Say Yes to the Mess
Paul Severson, MD
Co-Director, Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Crosby, MN

November 8 – 9, 2013
The History of Esophageal Surgery
Tom R. DeMeester, MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Surgery
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

November 2 – 3, 2012
The Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative – Accelerating the Pace of Surgical Quality Improvement
Darrell (Skip) Campbell, Jr., MD
University of Michigan Hospital and Health Centers
Ann Arbor, MI

November 4 – 5, 2011
Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site Surgery: What, Why and Horizons
Alexander S. Rosemurgy, MD
Head of General Surgery
Tampa General Hospital
Tampa, FL

November 5 – 6, 2010
Combat Casualty Care: A Civilian Surgeon’s Voice
M. Margaret Knudson, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

November 6 – 7, 2009
Murray F. Brennan, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

November 7 – 8, 2008
Larry Kaiser, MD
Alkek-Williams Distinguished Professor
President, University of Texas Science Center at Houston, TX

October 19 -20, 2007
Abdominal Aortic Aneuryms – How Things Have Changed in 50 Years
Julie Freischlag, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
John Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

October 28 – 29, 2005
Sir Peter Morris, AC, FRS, FRCS
Oxford, England

October 29 – 30, 2004
How Then Shall We Live?
Steven Shackford, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of Vermont
Burlington, VA

October 31 – November 1, 2003
Surgical Competence
David Nahrwold, MD
President, American Board of Medical Specialties
Emeritus Chairman of Surgery
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

October 25 – 26, 2002
Donald Trunkey, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Oregon
Portland, OR

October 19 – 20, 2001
Technology and Surgery: Where are We Headed?
Joseph F. Amaral, MD
Chair of Surgery
Brown University Medical School
Providence, RI

September 15 – 16, 2000
Jeremiah Turcotte, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

November 5 – 6, 1999
Reflux Esophagitis
Barbara Bass, MD
Chief of Surgery
Baltimore VA Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

October 2 – 3, 1998
The View from the Shoulder of Surgical Giants
James Becker, MD
Chairman of Surgery
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

October 24 – 25, 1997
Thirty Years of Circulation Assistance – How it Affects the Way We Care for Patients
Mortimer J. Buckley, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Cardiac Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

September 27 – 28, 1996
New Perspectives in the Management of islet Cell Tumor Syndromes
Norman W. Thompson, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

September 15 – 16, 1995
Surgical Treatment of Carcinoma of the Esophagus
Victor F Trastek, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

April 15 – 16, 1994
Transplantation, Bioethics and Traditional Surgical Practice
Jeremiah G. Turcotte, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

April 16 – 17, 1993
Current Management of Intra-Abdominal Infections
Donald E. Fry, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

April 24 – 25, 1992
Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding
J. David Richardson, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

April 19 – 20, 1991
A Surgeon for All Seasons
Alexander J Walt, MD, ChB
Professor of Surgery
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

April 27 – 28, 1990
Surgical Practice in the Information Age
Dan E. Detmer, MD
Vice President for Health Sciences
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

April 14 – 15, 1989
History of Vagotomy in the Treatment of Duodenal Ulcer
Harry A. Oberhelman, MD
Professor of Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

April 30, 1988
Cost Containment in Surgical Practice
Ben Eiseman, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Colorado
Denver, CO

March 28, 1987
Adventures in Obesity
Walter J. Pories, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery
East Carolina School of Medicine
Greenville, NC

April 19, 1986
Gastric Reduction for Obesity
Edward Mason, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Iowa Hospital
Iowa City, Iowa

April 27, 1985
Seeing the Elephant: Medical Problems on the Oregon – California Trail
Peter D. Olch, MD
Associate Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
School of Medicine
Bethesda, MD

March 30, 1984
The Lessening Need for Ileostomy in Patients with Benign Colonic and Ulcerative Colitis
Stanley M. Goldberg, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

March 26, 1983
The Roots of Modern Hand Surgery
Robert Mc Cormack, MD
Chair, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

May 15, 1982
Surgical Management of Benign and Malignant Biliary Structure
John L. Cameron, MD
Professor of Surgery
John Hopkins Medical School
Baltimore, MD

March 28, 1981
Gastric Secretion – from William Beaumont to the Present Gastric (Pouches I Have Known)
Ward O. Griffin, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery
University of Kentucky
Lexington. KY

March 29, 1980
A Surgical Perspective of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
George E. Block, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

May 12, 1979
Surgical Management of Acute and Chronic Pancreatic Disease
Edward L. Bradley III, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

April 15, 1978
Management of reflux Esophagitis
David B. Skinner, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

April 16, 1977
Portal Hypertension
Robert Zappa, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Miami
Miami, FL

March 30, 1976
Post Traumatic Metabolism One Hundred and Fifty Years after Beaumont: Updating Endocrinology and Nutrition
Francis Moore, MD
Moseley Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Surgeon in Chief
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Boston, MA

April 8, 1975
Experiences with Primary and Secondary Lung Cancer
Edward J. Beattie, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Memorial Hospital
New York, NY

May 26, 1974
Towards the Pathogenesis of Peptic Ulcers
Frank G. Moody, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Utah College of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT

May 27, 1973
Surgical Management of Endocrine and Exocrine Lesions of the Pancreas
Walter F. Ballinger, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

May 11, 1972
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Hyperparathyroidism
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Milwaukee
Richard H. Egdahl, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

May 12, 1971
The End Stage Lung
John P. Wyatt, MD, FRCP
Head, Department of Pathology
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada