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Fellows Institute 2021

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SSO’s Fellows Institute is an annual educational program cosponsored by the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) and the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS). Fellows Institute promotes professional collegial relationships with peers and medical society members. It reinforces that learning is a life-long professional responsibility to be maintained through Continuous Certification and continuing education.

SSO’s eleventh annual Fellows Institute will take place this November virtually and will include three specialty-specific tracks.

Visit Fellows Institute website for detail program information.

Breast Surgical Oncology

Friday, November 12, 2021 from 10 am-5:40 pm ET

Led by Richard J. Bleicher, MD, Jacqueline S. Jeruss, MD, PhD, and Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, this track’s topics include management of the axilla, ultrasound & biopsy, oncoplastic techniques, and other innovative techniques. In addition, discussions around how to get the most out of your fellowship, job selection and contracts will be included in the engaging online format.

HPB Session: Wednesday, November 3, 2021, from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm ET


Melanoma/Sarcoma/Endocrine Session: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm ET


CRC/HIPEC/Gastric Session: Wednesday, November 17, 2021, from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm ET

Jeffrey Farma, MD and Elizabeth G. Grubbs, MD oversee the Surgical Oncology track and the HPB track is led by Nicholas Zyromski, MD. Each of the three sessions will have a narrowed focus, with 4-5 interactive lectures, discussions and cases. In addition, each evening will include a 30-minute career panel discussion focusing on a different practice setting each week.

New 2021! Mark your calendars for the Virtual Networking Event for all Fellows: Friday from 5:45 pm-6:45 pm ET, November 12, 2021. Details will be available soon.

Please Note: Participation in this program is for those fellows in SSO-approved Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Programs, ACGME or RCPSC-accredited Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship Programs, and Fellowship Council-accredited HPB fellowship programs.

Registration for the 2021 Fellows Institute is now closed.

Please contact fellowsinstitute@surgonc.org with any questions.

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