Previous Topics & Speakers

Endocrine Surgery 2013

  • James Broome, M.D., FACS - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Herbert Chen, M.D., FACS - University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, WI
  • David Schneider, M.D., M.S., FACS - University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, WI
  • Prashanth Sekhar, M.D. - The Iowa Clinic—Endocrinology, Des Moines, IA 

Minimally Invasive Surgery 2012

  • Sharon Bachman, M.D.,  University of Missouri, Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, MO
  • Paul Curcillo, II, M.D.,  Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA  
  • Jonathan Dort, M.D.,  Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA
  • Jon Gabrielsen, M.D., Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA 
  • Teresa LaMasters, M.D., Iowa Health Weight Loss Specialists, West Des Moines, IA
  • Samuel Szomstein, M.D., Cleveland Clinic - Florida, Weston, FL
  • Alan Thorson, M.D.,  Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Breast Surgery 2011

  • Peter Beitsch, M.D., UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
  • Amy Degnim, M.D., Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Rochester, MN
  • Stephen Edge, M.D.,  State University of New York, at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Jeffrey Landercasper, M.D., University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, WI
  • Eleftherios Mamounas, M.D., MHP, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
  • Kimberly Van Zee, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Trauma/Critical Care 2010

  • Kenneth Azatrow, M.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center & Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • Kenji Inaba, M.D., University of California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • James Kessel, M.D., University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, MO
  • Mark Sawyer, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Richard Sidwell, M.D., Iowa Methodist Medical Center, General Surgery Residency, Des Moines, IA
  • R. Stephen Smith, M.D., Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA

Colorectal Speakers 2009

  • Richard M. Devine, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Charles P. Heise, M.D. University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI
  • Bruce A. Orkin, M.D., The George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D., Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
  • Kyle E. Rogers, M.D., The Iowa Clinic, Surgery, P.C., Des Moines, IA
  • Anthony J. Senagore, M.D., Michigan State University/CHM, Grand Rapids, MI

Oncology Speakers 2008

  • Clifford S. Cho, M.D., University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics, Madison, WI
  • Mark D. Iannettoni, M.D., University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • Michael L. Kendrick, M.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • Angela Sandre, D.O., Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates, Des Moines, IA
  • Kevin F. Staveley-O’Carroll, M.D., Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
  • Paul H. Sugarbaker, M.D., Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Endocrine Disease Speakers 2007

  • Anju Bhargava, M.D., Iowa Diabetes & Endorcrinology Center, Des Moines, IA
  • Clive Grant, M.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • Daniel Kollmorgen, M.D., Iowa Methodist Medical Center & The Iowa Clinic, Des Moines, IA
  • Geeta Lal, M.D., University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • Richard Prinz, M.D., Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Geoffrey Thompson, M.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Hernia Speakers 2006   

  • James R. DeBord, M.D., Peoria Surgical Group, Peoria, IL
  • Robert J. Fitzgibbons, Jr., M.D., Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • Donald E. Fry, M.D., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Michael S. Irish, M.D., Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines, IA
  • Robert D. Kugel, M.D., Hernia Treatment Center, Olympia, WA
  • Frederick S. Nuss, M.D., The Iowa Clinic West Lakes, West Des Moines, IA
  • Guy R. Voeller, M.D., Mid-South Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Memphis, TN