6th Annual Center for Children's Surgery Research Symposium
This year's Research Symposium will be hosted Live for our Children's Colorado and Anschutz colleagues.
Through specific lectures and discussions led by experts in the field of Surgical Research, the goal of the conference is for participants to enhance their foundation of knowledge and practical research strategies to better care for their patients. This year’s Research Symposium will highlight multidisciplinary collaborations across our campus and will be of interest to pediatric and adult surgeons, research specialists, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and interested care providers in surgical research disciplines.
Pediatric and adult surgeons, research specialists, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and interested care providers in surgical research disciplines.
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to identify the advances in:
• Clinical outcomes research with the wide spectrum of surgical disciplines.
• Basic science research with the wide spectrum of surgical disciplines.
• Translational science research with the wide spectrum of surgical disciplines.
• Quality improvement research with the wide spectrum of surgical disciplines.
• Multidisciplinary team science research with the wide spectrum of surgical disciplines.
CCS Research Symposium Schedule
Friday, February 17, 2023
8:30 AM – 8:35 AM Opening Remarks
Duncan Wilcox, MBBS, MD
Director, Center for Children’s Surgery
Chair, Pediatric Urology
Professor, Pediatric Urology
8:35 AM – 9:35 AM
A Glimpse of the Future – The Power of Cloud Computing to Transform Clinical Care and Research
Rowland Illing, DM, MRCS, FRCR
Chief Medical Officer
Director of International Public Sector Health
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
9:35 AM – 10:15 - Break and Poster Session (non-CE)
10:15 AM – 11:05 Panel: The Importance of Considering Health Inequities & Health Literacy in Clinical Research
Moderators: Shannon Acker, MD & Dan Wood, PhD, MBBS, FRCS
11:05 AM – 12:10 PM Quality Improvement & Multidisciplinary Team Science Podium Session
Moderators: Sarah Gitomer, MD & Kyle Rove, MD
12:10 PM – 1:10 Lunch
1:10 – 2:15 Basic/Translational Science Podium Session - Moderators: Allyson Alexander, MD PhD & Michael Puente, MD
2:15 – 3:20 Outcomes Podium Session - Moderators: Todd Hankinson, MD, MBA & Jill L. Kaar, PhD
3:20 – 3:30 Closing Remarks, Evaluation and Adjourn
4:00 PM – 5:30 Awards & Happy Hour Reception
* See course overview and Full Program for all the Panelists and Sessions Participants
Children's Hospital Colorado will host the symposium in person.
Catherine Hunter, MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Vice Chief and Program Director
Paula Milburn Miller Chair of Pediatric Surgery
Oklahoma Children’s Hospital
The University of Oklahoma
Kerry-Ann Mitchell, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University
Shannon Acker, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
5th Annual CCS Symposium Committee Chair
Allyson Alexander, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery – Pediatrics
5th Annual CCS Symposium Committee Chair
Duncan Wilcox, MD, MBBS
Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery University of Colorado School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief, The Ponzio Family Chair in Pediatric Urology
Children’s Hospital Colorado
*See program for complete listing of sessions and moderators
Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Upon completion of the evaluation, a general certificate of attendance is available to all other care providers.
- 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 5.00 Attendance
Register for the in-person symposium.
Attendance verification required for evaluation access.
Complete the evaluation to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM or General Attendance.
Children's Colorado and Anschutz guests should park in their designated parking. Masks required.