Skip to main content


Icon Legend
This session is not in your schedule.
This session is in your schedule. Click again to remove it.

Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Monday, March 15, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Global Session: The Global Surgical Oncology Workforce

    Session Moderator: Anya Romanoff, MD – The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Session Moderator: Aaron Saunders, MD, MAS, DABS, FSSO – University of Washington School of Medicine

    Pre-Meeting Presenter: Chandrakanth Are, MD, MBA, FSSO, FRCS, FACS – University of Nebraska Medical Center

    Pre-Meeting Presenter: Subramanyeshwar Rao Thammineedi, MS,M.Ch – Basavatarakam Indoamerican Cancer Hospital Hyderabad

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Global Session: Resource-Stratified and Harmonized Guidelines for Low- and Middle- Resource Countries

    Session Moderator: Anya Romanoff, MD – The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Session Moderator: Aaron Saunders, MD, MAS, DABS, FSSO – University of Washington School of Medicine

    Pre-Meeting Presenter: Benjamin O. Anderson, MD – University of Washington School of Medicine

    Pre-Meeting Presenter: Miriam Mutebi, MD – Aga Khan University Hospital

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Colorectal Pre-Meeting Session & Networking Event

    Session Moderator: James Fleshman, MD, FACS – Baylor University Medical Center

    Pre-Meeting Presenter: Alessio Pigazzi, MD, PhD – New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine

    Colorectal

    0

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Global Session 1: Mentorship in Surgical Oncology

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Melanoma Pre-Meeting Session & Networking Event

    Session Moderator: Tina J. Hieken, MD – Mayo Clinic

    Pre-Meeting Presenter: Mary Susan Brady, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Melanoma

    0

  • Thursday, March 18, 2021
  • 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM EDT
    Surgical Investigators Meeting

    Breast

    Colorectal

    Cross Disciplinary

    Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary

    Upper Gastrointestinal

    0

  • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM EDT
    Meet the Expert: How to Avoid Rejection (of Your Manuscript)

    Expert Panelist: Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD – University of Louisville

    Expert Panelist: E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH – Duke University

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM EDT
    Meet the Expert: What's in Your Academic Wallet? (How to Capitalize Your Growth)

    Expert Panelist: Sarah A. McLaughlin, MD – Mayo Clinic

    Expert Panelist: Martin J. Heslin, MD, MSHA – University of South Alabama

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM EDT
    Welcome & Announcements

    Introduction Presenter: James R. Howe, MD – University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

    Introduction Presenter: Martin J. Heslin, MD, MSHA – University of South Alabama

    Lectures and Awards

    0

  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
    SSO Presidential Address

    Lectures and Awards

    0

  • 10:45 AM – 11:15 AM EDT
    James Ewing Lecture: Cancer Genes and Their Implications for Patients

    Lecturer: Bert Vogelstein, MD – The Johns Hopkins Medical School and Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Introduction Presenter: James R. Howe, MD – University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

    Lectures and Awards

    0

  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM EDT
    Breast Virtual Forum 1

    Moderator: Akiko Chiba, MD – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    Moderator: Heather B. Neuman, MD, MS – University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

    Breast

    1.25

  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM EDT
    Endocrine, Head & Neck Virtual Forum

    Moderator: Tina W.F Yen, MD, MS – Medical College of Wisconsin

    Moderator: Emad Kandil, MD, MBA – Tulane University

    Endocrine

    1.25

  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM EDT
    Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Virtual Forum 1

    Moderator: Hop S. Tran Cao, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Moderator: Mary E. Dillhoff, MD – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Hepato-pancreato-biliary

    1.25

  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM EDT
    Quality Improvement/Clinical Outcomes Virtual Forum

    Moderator: David Bentrem, MD, MS – Northwestern University

    Moderator: Lesly A. Dossett, MD, MPH – University of Michigan

    Cross Disciplinary

    1.25

  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM EDT
    Breast Virtual Forum 2

    Moderator: Vivian Jolley Bea, MD – New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

    Moderator: James W. Jakub, MD – Mayo Clinic

    Breast

    1.25

  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM EDT
    Colorectal Virtual Forum

    Moderator: David Shibata, MD – University of Tennessee Health Science Center

    Moderator: Deepa Magge, MD, FACS – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Colorectal

    1.25

  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM EDT
    Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Virtual Forum 2

    Moderator: Susan Tsai, MD, MHS – Medical College of Wisconsin

    Moderator: Julie Hallet, MD, MSc, FRCSC – University of Toronto

    Hepato-pancreato-biliary

    1.25

  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Case-Based Discussion in Colorectal Cancer

    Moderator: Christina E. Bailey, MD, MSCI – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Moderator: Kamran Idrees, MD, MSCI, MMHC – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Moderator: Steven Nurkin, MD, MS, FACS – Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Cancer

    Colorectal

    1

  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Tailoring Breast Cancer Surgery/Management to Patient and Tumor Factors

    Moderator: Lisa Newman, MD, MPH,FACS, FASCO – Weill Cornell Medicines

    Moderator: Stacy K. Ugras, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

    Breast

    1

  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Update on Treatments for Cholangiocarcinoma

    Moderator: Sepideh Gholami, MD – University of California Davis Health

    Moderator: Ryan Merkow, MD, MS – Northwestern University

    Hepato-pancreato-biliary

    1

  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
    Industry Forum: Personalized Molecular Residual Disease (MRD) Testing in the Postoperative Setting; Sponsored by Natera

    Industry Session Presenter: Karen Zaghiyan, MD, FACS, FASCRS – Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Colorectal

    0

  • 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM EDT
    Great Debates 1

    Moderator: Shishir K. Maithel, MD – Emory

    Moderator: David Shibata, MD – University of Tennessee Health Science Center

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM EDT
    Inclusion and Respect in the SSO

    Moderator: Martin J. Heslin, MD, MSHA – University of South Alabama

    Moderator: Susanne Warner, MD, FACS – City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM EDT
    Management of Breast Cancer in Women Age 70+

    Moderator: Elizabeth Marcus, MD – Cook County Health

    Moderator: Thijs van Dalen, MD, PhD – Diakonessenhuis Utrecht | University Medical Centre

    Breast

    0

  • 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM EDT
    Industry Forum: Improving Breast Cancer Care: Before, During and After Surgery; Sponsored by Hologic, Inc.

    Industry Session Presenter: David Weintritt, MD, FACS – GW School of Medicine and Health Services

    Breast

    0

  • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
    The Future of the Surgical Oncology Profession: An Informal Discussion with SSO Leadership

    Session Moderator: Douglas S. Tyler, MD – University of Texas Medical Branch

    Session Moderator: James R. Howe, MD – University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

    Panelist: Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, FSSO FACS FASCO – Dartmouth-Hitchcock

    Panelist: Kelly K. Hunt, MD – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Panelist: Ronald P. DeMatteo, MD, FACS – The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    Panelist: David L. Bartlett, MD – Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute

    Panelist: Russell S. Berman, MD, FSSO – New York University Grossman School of Medicine

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • Friday, March 19, 2021
  • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM EDT
    Meet the Expert: How to Develop and Launch Successful Clinical Trials

    Expert Panelist: Fabian M. Johnston, MD, MHS – Johns Hopkins University

    Expert Panelist: Christina L. Roland, MD, MS – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM EDT
    Meet the Expert: What Does it Take to be an SSO Superstar?

    Expert Panelist: James R. Howe, MD – University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

    Expert Panelist: Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, FSSO FACS FASCO – Dartmouth-Hitchcock

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
    John Wayne Clinical Research Lecture: New Avenues to Uplift Global Quality of Care in Surgical Oncology

    Introduction Presenter: James R. Howe, MD – University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

    Lecturer: Jatin P. Shah, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Lectures and Awards

    .5

  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    American Cancer Society/SSO Basic Science Lecture: Human Genomics at Scale: Impact of Technology, Data Aggregation and Foundational Programs

    Lecturer: Stacey Gabriel, PhD – Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    Introduction Presenter: James R. Howe, MD – University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

    Lectures and Awards

    .5

  • 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
    Melanoma Virtual Forum

    Moderator: Michael C. Lowe, MD, MA, FACS, FSSO – Emory University School of Medicine

    Moderator: Paul Dale, MD – Atrium Health, Navicent

    Melanoma

    1.25

  • 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
    Peritoneal Surface Malignancies Virtual Forum

    Moderator: Travis E. Grotz, MD – Mayo Clinic

    Moderator: Sean Dineen, MD – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

    Peritoneal Surface Malignancies

    1.25

  • 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
    Sarcoma Virtual Forum

    Moderator: Carlo M. Contreras, MD – The Ohio State University

    Moderator: Neha Goel, MD, FACS – University of Miami

    Sarcoma

    1.25

  • 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
    Upper Gastrointestinal Virtual Forum

    Moderator: Kaitlyn J. Kelly, MD – UCSD Moores Cancer Center

    Moderator: Joe Spencer Liles, MD – University of South Alabama

    Upper Gastrointestinal

    1.25

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Controversies in Management of Primary and Metastatic Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors

    Moderator: Alexandra Gangi, MD – Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Moderator: Martin J. Heslin, MD, MSHA – University of South Alabama

    Upper Gastrointestinal

    1

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Evidence-Based Sarcoma Care for the Next Decade: Recent and Forthcoming Trials

    Moderator: Emily Z. Keung, MD, AM – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Moderator: John E. Mullinax, MD – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

    Sarcoma

    1

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Management of High-Risk Melanoma: What We Know and Where We Are Heading

    Moderator: J. Michael Guenther, MD – St. Elizabeth Physicians

    Moderator: Tina J. Hieken, MD – Mayo Clinic

    Melanoma

    1

  • 2:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT
    Industry Forum: Molecular Testing in Melanoma: What Surgeons Need to Know; Sponsored by Novartis

    Industry Session Presenter: Deborah Norton, EdD, ANP(c) – Novartis Pharmaceuticals

    Melanoma

    0

  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Cancer Surgery During a Pandemic: A Global Perspective

    Moderator: Chandrakanth Are, MD, MBA, FSSO, FRCS, FACS – University of Nebraska Medical Center

    Moderator: Isabel T. Rubio, MD, PhD – Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Madrid

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Great Debates 2

    Moderator: Shaila Merchant, MD – Kingston Health Sciences Centre

    Moderator: Richard L. White, MD – Atrium Health-Levine Cancer Institute

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Surgical Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Current Approaches and Future Direction

    Moderator: Jordan M. Cloyd, MD – The Ohio State University

    Moderator: Alexandra Gangi, MD – Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Peritoneal Surface Malignancies

    0

  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM EDT
    Independent Satellite Symposium: The Path Forward for Immunotherapy in Resectable Melanoma: Principles and Perspectives on Using Immune-Based Adjuvant & Neoadjuvant Therapy

    Industry Session Presenter: Jennifer Wargo, MD, MMSc – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Industry Session Presenter: Charlotte E. Ariyan, MD, PhD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Industry Session Presenter: Alexander M.M Eggermont, MD, PhD – Princess Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

    Melanoma

    1

  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM EDT
    Independent Satellite Symposium: What Surgical Oncologists Need to Know About Managing Esophageal Cancer - An Innovative Whiteboard View

    Industry Session Presenter: Yelena Y. Janjigian, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Industry Session Presenter: Daniela Molena, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Upper Gastrointestinal

    1

  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
    President's Virtual Reception

    Cross Disciplinary

    0

  • Available On Demand
    Top Rated Videos - On Demand

    Cross Disciplinary

    0