Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
“Surgical Research and Evolutions of Modern Surgery”
Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., M.D.
Professor and the Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery
Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch
Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
- Explain the origins of surgical research.
- Identify the importance of surgical research.
- Review the importance of surgical research for the future.
Target Audience and Needs: Physicians, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals need to be regularly updated on the most innovative and up to date surgical and professional activities in the field of surgery.
Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.
Activity Evaluation: Participants will be asked to complete a session evaluation.
Accreditation/Credit Designation: Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.