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2019 Program Preliminary

Thursday, May 2, 2019

5:00pm - 6:00pm | PSF Panel "Juggling Act"
Moderator: Indranil Sinha, MD
Work-Life Balance - Summer Hanson, MD, PhD
Balancing Research and Clinical Practice - Amy Moore, MD
Avoiding Burnout - Scott Hultman, MD

Friday, May 3, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm | Basic Science PSF Panel
Moderator: Harvey Chim, MD
Basic Scientist from Resident to Faculty - Justine C. Lee, MD, PhD
Initiating and Leveraging Collaborations in Translational Science - Babak Mehrara, MD
Building a Lab, Building a Study Team - Eric Liao, MD, PhD

11:00am - 12:00pm | Clinical Science PSF Panel
Moderator: Adeyiza Momoh, MD
Qualitative Research in Plastic Surgery - Carisa Cooney, MPH
Initiating and Leveraging Collaborations in Health Services - Andrea Pusic, MD
Building a Clinical Study Team (while Building a Clinical Practice) - Scott Hollenbeck, MD

Saturday, May 4, 2019

5:00pm - 6:00pm | Mentorship Panel and Reception
Developing the Careers of Young Researchers and our International Colleagues: A Role for Mentorship

  • Arun K. Gosain, MD, Mentor
  • Ron Yu, MD, Mentee

6:00pm - 7:30pm | Women In Plastic Surgery Lecture and Reception
Moderator: Amy M. Moore, MD, FACS & Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

  • Noopur Gangopadhyay, MD
  • Summer E. Hanson, MD, PhD, FACS
  • Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHSc

Sunday, May 5, 2019


8:20am - 9:20am | Art of Achieving Promotion
Moderator: Howard Levinson, MD

  • James Chang, MD
  • Susan Mackinnon, MD
  • Paul Cederna, MD

9:20am - 10:00am | Added Value of Extra Degrees (MBA, MPH, MHSc)
Moderator: Samuel Lin, MD, MBA

  • MBA: David Song, MD, MBA
  • MPH: Bernard Lee, MD, MPH
  • MHSc: Andrea Pusic, MD, MHSc

10:00am - 11:00am | Tech Transfer / Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Justin Sacks, MD, MBA

  • Gregory Dumanian, MD
  • Sashank Reddy, MD, Johns Hopkins Craniofacial Fellow and the Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Tech Ventures
  • Alexei Mlodinow, Northwestern MD/MBA student, inventor and Forbes 30-Under-30 entrepreneur

11:00am - 12:00pm | The PSF Panel "My Surgeon Scientist Story: Challenges Encountered Along the Way"
Moderator: William Kuzon, MD

  • Gayle Gordillo, MD
  • Michael Neumeister, MD
  • Arun Gosain, MD