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Courses Offered Prior to the 2023 Annual Meeting

 

Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Course

The AAES Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Course will be held on Friday, April 28, 2023. This course is optional and limited to 30 people. There is a separate registration fee associated with the course. See below for additional details.

Thyroid RFA Course
Friday, April 28, 2023, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Registration Fee: $500 USD (limited to 32 attendees)
Includes breakfast and beverage/snack breaks

Many advances have been made in the non-surgical management of thyroid disease, including radiofrequency ablation. This course will provide up-to-date information regarding the application of radiofrequency ablation technology in the management of both benign and malignant thyroid disease, and provide hands-on training in the basic skills needed to be successful in Thyroid RFA. It is recommended that all course participants have expertise in diagnostic ultrasound and fine needle aspiration prior to this course. A certificate of course completion will be provided.

Faculty:

Claire E. Graves, MD
Jennifer H. Kuo, MD
Brian H. Lang, MD
James Y. Lim, MD
Kepal N. Patel, MD
Jonathon O. Russell, MD
Catherine F. Sinclair

Industry Sponsors:

Taewoong Medical
RGS Healthcare
Cambridge Medical

The RFA Course will be held off-site from the Annual Meeting HQ hotel, at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB) Wallace Tumor Institute. Transportation is not provided to/from UAB but Staff can help arrange taxis or other ride-sharing options if needed.


Competitive Strategies and Leadership Tactics for Endocrine Surgeons

NEW IN 2023! The AAES Leadership Course will be held on Thursday, April 27 - Friday, April 28, 2023. This course is optional and there is a separate registration fee associated with it. See below for additional details.

Competitive Strategies and Leadership Tactics for Endocrine Surgeons
Thursday, April 27, 2023, registration 12:30 pm, Course 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT AND Friday, April 28, 2023, 8:00 am - 11:30 am CDT
Registration Fee: $600 USD (limited seats available)
Includes dinner on Thursday and breakfast on Friday

A boot camp for aspiring and new surgical division chiefs, surgical quality officers, entity chiefs, vice chairs, and chairs.

Course Directors:
Herb Chen, Chair of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Cord Sturgeon, Vice-Chair of Surgery, Director of Operations - Surgical Services, Surgical Quality & Safety, and Informatics, Northwestern University

Faculty:
Gerard Doherty, Chair of Surgery, Brigham and Womens’ Hospital
Doug Evans, Chair of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
Barry Inabnet, Chair of Surgery, University of Kentucky
Electron Kebebew, Chief of General Surgery, Stanford University
Greg Kennedy, Division Director of GI Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Rachel Kelz, Executive Vice Chair, University of Pennsylvania
Brenessa Lindeman, Assistant Dean for GME, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Colin Martin, Vice Chair of DEI, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fiemu Nwariaku, Chair of Surgery, University of Utah
John Olson, Chair of Surgery, Washington University
Sareh Parangi, Chair of Surgery, Newton-Wellsley Hospital
Allan Siperstein, Chair of Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
Carmen Solorzano, Chair of Surgery, Vanderbilt University
Julie Ann Sosa, Chair of Surgery, UCSF
Cord Sturgeon, Vice-Chair of Surgery, Northwestern University
Tracy Wang, Vice Chair for Strategy, Medical College of Wisconsin
Ron Weigel, Chair of Surgery, University of Iowa
Martha Zeiger, Director, Office of Surgeon Scientist Programs, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute

The AAES Leadership Course will be held off-site from the Annual Meeting HQ hotel, at the University of Alabama, Birmingham West Pavilion. Transportation is not provided to/from UAB but Staff can help arrange taxis or other ride-sharing options if needed.


 

CANCELLATION POLICY: Registration cancellations for the courses align with the Annual Meeting registration policy and must be received in writing by mail or email by April 10, 2023. Cancellations received by this date will be refunded, less a $50 administrative fee. All refunds will be processed immediately following the 2023 Annual Meeting. No refunds for cancellations received after April 10, 2023 will be issued.

ADA REQUEST: If you have a qualifying disability and require a specific accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please check the appropriate box on the online registration form. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your needs.

For specific questions about registration, please contact AAES Headquarters at 859-402-9810 or [email protected]