Surgical Innovations Elective 2024 - Exhibitor and Sponsors

Houston, TX US
June 3, 2024 to June 7, 2024

The Surgical Innovations Elective represents a pivotal component within a comprehensive course tailored for TAMU’s EnMed and School of Medicine students. Designed to offer a holistic exploration of surgical innovation and cutting-edge technologies, this one-week segment delves deep into various surgical disciplines. Led by esteemed surgical faculty, participants will engage in enlightening lectures and immersive hands-on workshops covering robotic and laparoscopic surgery, plastic & reconstructive surgery, cardiothoracic, and orthopedic surgery.

Moreover, EnMed students will collaborate closely with their Faculty mentors to devise solutions, from conceptualization to potentially prototyping, aimed at addressing clinical needs they identify. This unique opportunity grants students an exclusive "behind-the-scenes" glimpse into the multifaceted realm of general surgery, fostering a culture of innovation from the outset.

This is a privately held training event and is by invitation only.

Target Audience

This program is tailored for medical students who exhibit a keen interest in surgical specialties and the dynamic landscape of innovation and technology within this field.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the conference, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of various surgical techniques including robotic, laparoscopic, plastic & reconstructive, cardiothoracic, and orthopedic surgery through lectures and hands-on workshops.
  • Acquire practical skills in surgical innovation and technology by actively participating in laboratory exercises and simulations.
  • Collaborate with Faculty mentors to identify clinical needs and develop innovative solutions, potentially including concept generation and prototyping.

Additional Information

Course summary
Course opens: 
04/17/2024
Course expires: 
06/07/2024
Event starts: 
06/03/2024 - 5:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/07/2024 - 4:00pm CDT
Cost:
$1,500.00
Rating: 
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Agenda | June 3rd – 7th

 

MONDAY |3rd

7:30 AM

Registration/Breakfast (RIB-2 Boardroom)

7:45

MITIE Training Facility House Rules

Neena Aivazian, MITIE PS

7:50

Welcome and Overview (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Atiya Dhala, MD / Caroline Simon, MD

8

Unveiling Open Surgery: A Comprehensive Introduction (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Timothy Sehorn, MD

8:30

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Exploring the Essentials: An Introduction to Open Surgery Practice and Equipment

9:30

Lights, Camera, Surgery: Understanding Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Sylvia Martinez, MD

10

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Mastering the Basics for Surgical Precision

11

Enhancing Surgical Precision: Exploring the Advantages of Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Surgeons (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Nicole Tapia, MD

12 PM

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Robotic Surgery Essentials: Interactive Training in Cutting-Edge Technology

2

Immersive Medicine: Exploring the Intersection of Virtual Reality, AI, and Surgical Advancements (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Stuart Corr, PhD

3

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Surgical Safety & Sterility: Best Practices – Jackie Florez, Nursing Edu

Interactive Exploration: Integrating Virtual Reality, AI, and Surgical Innovations – Stuart Corr, PhD

5

Adjourn

 


TUESDAY |4th

7:30

Check-in/Breakfast (RIB-2 Boardroom)

8

Neurosurgery Primer: Introduction to the Intricacies of Brain and Spinal Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Kurt Yaeger, MD

8:30

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Neurosurgery: Hemorrhage & Aneurysm Lab

11

Exploring the Future: Endoscopic Surgery at the Intersection of Medicine and Engineering

Aman Ali, MD

12 PM

Endoscopic Surgery Workshop: From Theory to Precision Practice (MITIE PSL-15)

Aman Ali, MD

1

Orthopedic Surgery Unveiled: An Introductory Exploration (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Robert Neff, MD

2

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Techniques in Knee and Shoulder Arthroplasty with Robotic Assistance

4

Adjourn

 


WEDNESDAY |5th

7:30 AM

Check-in/Breakfast (MITIE RIB-5)

8

Exploring the World of Urologic Surgery: An Introduction to Surgical Innovations and Techniques (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Raj Satkunasivam, MD Ricardo Gonzalez, MD Akhil Muthigi, MD

9

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Urology : Techniques and Tools in Practice

11

Heart to Scalpel: Navigating Cardiothoracic Surgery(RIB-2 Boardroom) - LUNCH

Ross Ruel, MD

12 PM

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Tour de Heart

1

Breath of Precision: Exploring Thoracic Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Ray Chihara, MD

2.

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Inside the Thorax: Chest Tube & Bronchoscopy Techniques Lab

Ray Chihara, MD Atiya Dhala, MD

4

Adjourn

 


THURSDAY |6th

7:30 AM

Check-in/Breakfast (RIB-2 Boardroom)

8

Organ Symphony: Journey into Transplant Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Caroline Simone, MD Yee Lee Cheah, MD

9

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Da Vinci Clash: Robotic Rivalry in Competition

11

HMH DIOP Command Center Tour: Navigating Healthcare's Future

Roberta Schwartz, PhD

12 PM

Insights into Liver Transplant Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Mark Hobeika, MD

1

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Exploring Transplant Perfusion Equipment in Action

2

Exploring ENT Surgery: Unveiling the Art of Healing (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Yin Yiu, MD AND Omar Ahmed, MD

3

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Introduction to Airway & Rhinology

5

Adjourn

 


FRIDAY |7th

7:30 AM

Check-in/Breakfast (RIB-2 Boardroom)

8

Insights into Vascular Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Charudatta Bavare, MD

9

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

Vascular Junctions: An Introduction to End-to-Side Anastomosis

11

Meet the Professor (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Alan Lumsden, MD

12

Advancing Research Frontiers: A Dialogue with the Professor of Immunology in Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Joan Nichols, PhD

1

Reshaping Tomorrow: Exploring Innovations in Plastic Surgery (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Warren Ellsworth, MD

2

Hands-on Workshop (MITIE PSL-15)

4

Wrap-Up (RIB-2 Boardroom)

Atiya Dhala, MD and Caroline Simon

 

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ACTIVITY-BASED SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT

Activity-based sponsorship support includes recognition such as digital signage throughout the event space at MITIE and logo recognition in the program syllabus and marketing materials. 

Sponsorship Support Guidelines:

  • Exhibitors can purchase one Exhibitor Support and one Sponsorship Support 
  • It is not permitted to purchase Activity-Based Sponsorship Support and Activity Break Sponsorship Support 
  • Sponsors must select one options only and are permitted to purchase one sponsorship per activity

ACTIVITY-BASED SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT (All 5 Days) - $1500

  • Recognition in the program syllabus and marketing materials, as signage displayed throughout the duration of the event

ACTIVITY-BREAK SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT

Activity-break sponsorship support includes support of snack/program intermissions and meals during the event. Please be aware that there are only three support packages available per sponsorship type (i.e. breakfast, snack, lunch, dinner). 

Snack/Break Sponsorship– $600

  • Support of snack and program intermissions 
  • Recognition of meal support with support signage 

Breakfast Sponsorship - $900

  • Support of snack and program intermissions 
  • Recognition of meal support with support signage 

Lunch Sponsorship - $1,500

  • Support of lunch and sponsorship
  • Recognition of meal support with enlarged digital logo and support signage
  • Recognition in program syllabus

 

Price

Cost:
$1,500.00
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