Annual Scientific Session

REGISTRATION now open!   Meeting Date:  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2024

JOHN R. CLARKE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Caprice C. Greenberg MD MPH is the Colin G. Thomas, Jr., MD Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Prior to that, she served as the Moretz-Mansberger Distinguished Chair of the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. She is a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer and a health services researcher with a focus in quality and safety. 


Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.  She has founded several organizations to ensure research impacts practice, including the Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin and the Academy for Surgical Coaching. 


Dr. Greenberg has served in multiple national leadership roles, including as Recorder and President of the Association for Academic Surgery and President of the Surgical Outcomes Club. 

FEATURED PANEL: SUCCESS AND CHALLENGES OF A CAREER IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH

Join us for an insightful scientific panel that delves into the intricacies of a career in health services research. This panel brings together esteemed experts from various fields to discuss the pathways to success and the hurdles faced in this dynamic and impactful career. Topics will include navigating academic and industry roles, securing funding, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the evolving landscape of health services research. Whether you're an aspiring researcher or an established professional, this discussion will provide valuable perspectives and practical advice for advancing your career in health services research.


Annabelle Fonseca

MD, MHS

University of Alabama at Birmingham 

ARDEN MORRIS

MD, MPH, FACS

Stanford University

NADER MASSARWEH

MD, MPH

Emory University

FEATURED PANEL: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH

Explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in health services research during this engaging scientific panel. Leading experts will discuss how AI technologies are revolutionizing data analysis, patient care, and healthcare delivery. Topics will include the latest advancements in AI applications, ethical considerations, challenges in implementation, and future directions in the field. This panel is ideal for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers interested in harnessing AI to enhance health services and improve patient outcomes. Join us to gain valuable insights into the intersection of AI and health services research.

DANIEL HASHIMOTO

MD, MTR

University of Pennsylvania

ANAI KOTHARI

MD, MS

Medical College of Wisconsin

TYLER LOFTUS

MD, PHD

University of Florida

FEATURED PANEL: MICHAEL ZINNER RESEARCH FELLOWS

This panel will consist of Michael Zinner Fellows who will highlight their innovative research projects and professional accomplishments during their fellowship.

Adela Wu, MD

PGY-V Resident Physician

Stanford University


Mentor: Amy Suwanabol, MD, MS

University of Michigan

Kelsey Montogomery, MD 

General Surgery Resident

 University of Alabama at Birmingham


Mentor: Ryan Merkow, MD, MS;

University of Chicago

Amir Sohail, MS, MSc 

PGY-V Resident

NYU Langone Health


Mentor: Rebecca Snyder, MD, MPH;

MD Anderson Cancer Center

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  All attendees planning to participate in the 2022 Annual Scientific Session must register to attend. 

We are going GREEN! A copy of the agenda will be provided at registration, but all other meeting materials including presenter slides, will be available via the Member Portal.

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Future Dates

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2026: Washington, DC; Sunday, September 26

2027: San Diego, CA,; Sunday October 17

2028: Boston, MA; Sunday, October 22

2029: San Francisco, CA; Sunday, October 20