The New York General Surgery Board Review Course

The Oakstone Institute Board Review

A comprehensive review of all facets of general surgery focused on common and uncommon surgical and diagnostic issues encountered in daily practice.
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Study with distinguished surgeons in this wide-ranging review featuring in-depth lectures focused on the educational needs of candidates preparing for the American Board of Surgery exams. The course is designed to expand your knowledge and capabilities as a surgeon through a comprehensive review of new developments, medical guidelines and therapeutic options. Through case-based reviews of clinical problems and the latest literature, the course provides unbiased content so that you may confidently incorporate the latest guidelines and recommendations into your practice. This definitive review provides up to 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. It is intended for residents and practicing surgeons preparing for ABS certification and recertification exams.

Special CMEinfo The New York General Surgery Board Review Course

  • Access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case based reviews
  • Your choice of online, video or audio formats
  • Immersion in a comprehensive review specifically designed to maximize performance on American Board of Surgery certification/recertification exams
  • Ability to evaluate and manage common and uncommon problems encountered in clinical practice and to demonstrate increased comprehension of current surgical standards and concepts
  • Ability to recognize and apply new and evolving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and become familiar with their role in changing the classical approaches to problems in general, vascular, pediatric and general thoracic surgery
  • Ability to discuss the basics of surgical physiology and critical care and to explain evidence-based general procedures in pediatric, thoracic, gynecologic, urologic, and orthopedic surgery
  • Increased understanding of the latest advances in anesthesia for pain management
  • Enhanced interpretive skills for reviewing the latest basic science findings and predicting the impact of these on clinical problems
  • The chance to earn up to 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Self-study with CMEinfo

  • Learn from renowned thought leaders in your field
  • Stay current across an array of relevant topics
  • Learn at your own pace in your home or office
  • Benefit from unbiased and evidence-based content
  • Take quizzes to prepare for board exams
  • Earn CME credits

The Oakstone Product Pledge

While we provide a vast array of continuing medical education materials, it is the quality of what we provide that makes us different. Our content is unbiased, evidence-based and peer-reviewed. We work only with preeminent experts in their fields and with some of the most prestigious medical institutions in the world. Through CMEinfo we provide the best in recorded course reviews, clinical updates and conferences. You can be confident that the CME materials developed by Oakstone are of the absolute highest quality. Our reputation depends on it.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Colon and Rectum - Tracey D. Arnell, MD
  • GI Physiology: The Gut is Not a Passive Organ - Tracey D. Arnell, MD
  • Surgical Endoscopy, Top to Bottom - Tracey D. Arnell, MD
  • The Big Decisions in Bariatric Surgery - Melissa B. Bagloo, MD
  • Adrenal, Endocrine Pancreas, Pituitary - Tobias Carling, MD, PhD
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid - Tobias Carling, MD, PhD
  • Principles of Fluids and Electrolytes - Russel J. Crew, MD
  • Operating Room Safety - Gregory F. Dakin, MD
  • Everything but the Aorta - Rajeev Dayal, MD
  • Physiology and Metabolism in Vascular Diseases - Rajeev Dayal, MD
  • Blood Clotting: Not Enough or Too Much - David L. Diuguid, MD
  • Diseases of the Breast - Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD
  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases of the Colon - Daniel Feingold, MD
  • Motility and Other Esophageal Problems - Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD
  • Burns and Basics of Plastic Surgery - Robert T. Grant, MD
  • Hormone Physiology: Making Sense of the Endocrine System - Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
  • Immunology - Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS
  • Demonstration: Mock Oral Examination - Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS; Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Question Bank Review Pt1 - Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS; Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Question Bank Review Pt2 - Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS; Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • The Pathophysiology of Laparoscopic Surgery and How to Avoid Problems - Brian Jacob, MD, FACS
  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas - Daniel Mark Labow, MD
  • Surgical Problems in Pregnancy and Gynecologic Diseases - Sharyn N. Lewin, MD
  • Urology for the General Surgeon - James M. McKiernan, MD
  • The Other Vessels: Lymphatic, Veins and Pulmonary Embolism - Roman Nowygrod, MD
  • Surgical Aspects of Hepato-Biliary Disease - Antonio Picon, MD
  • Transplantation - Lloyd E. Ratner, MD
  • Bio-Statistics - Patrick L. Reavey, MD
  • The Principles and Complication of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy - Umut Sarpel, MD
  • Ultrasound - Beth A. Schrope, MD
  • Organ Trauma - Ronald J. Simon, MD
  • Overview of Trauma - Ronald J. Simon, MD
  • Aortic Surgery - Mark Song, MD
  • Orthopedic Surgery for the General Surgeon - Robert J. Strauch, MD
  • Pediatric Surgery Part 1 & 2 - Steven Styllianos, MD
  • What You Need to Know About Melanoma and Sarcoma - Bret Taback, MD
  • Small Bowel - Anthony Vine, MD
  • What the General Surgeon Needs to Know About the Lungs, Mediastinum, and Thoracoscopy - Mark D. Widmann, MD
  • Anatomy that Matters (Even if you Never Operate in Those Areas) - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Basics of Head and Neck Surgery for the Surgeons Who Operate on the Belly - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Breast Imaging - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Cardiac Physiology - The Heart is Not a Simple Pump - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Critical Issues in the SICU - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • How to Improve Scores on ABS Multiple Choice Examinations - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • How to Pass the Certifying Exam (Oral Exam) - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Medical Ethics and the Government and the Surgeon - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Principles of Anesthesia for the General Surgeon - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Respiratory Physiology: Breathing is Not Enough - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Surgical Infections - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • The Spleen and the Surgeon and Surgical Nutrition - Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS
  • Gastric Benign and Malignant - Yanghee Woo, MD
  • Geriatric Surgery: Making Surgical Interventions in the Golden Years Safer - Michael M. Zenilman, MD
  • Hernia - Linda Zhang, MD
  • Faculty Q & A Session 1
  • Faculty Q & A Session 2
  • Faculty Q & A Session 3
  • Faculty Q & A Session 4

Program Directors

Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS

  • Course Co-director
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Dean, Surgical Education
  • State University of New York
  • Downstate Medical Center
  • Special Lecturer, Department of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons


Brian Jacob, MD, FACS

  • Associate Course Director
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Surgery
  • Icahn School of Medicine at
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Partner, Laparoscopic Surgical Center of NY

 

Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS

  • Course Co-director
  • Auchincloss Professor of Surgery
  • Director Emeritus and Founder
  • Transplantation Program
  • Department of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Faculty

Tracey D. Arnell, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Vice Chair, Medical Education
  • Program Director, Surgical Residency
  • Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Melissa B. Bagloo, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Tobias Carling, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Director, Yale Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Laboratory Department of Surgery
  • Yale University School of Medicine

John Morgan Cosgrove, MD

  • Chief, Surgery
  • Eastern Long Island Hospital

Russel J. Crew, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Gregory F. Dakin, MD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Weill Cornell Medical College

Rajeev Dayal, MD

  • Section Chief, Vascular Surgery
  • New York Hospital, Queens

David L. Diuguid, MD

  • Hope Sheridan Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Head Hematology, Head
  • Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD

  • Attending Surgeon
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Cancer Center

Daniel Feingold, MD

  • Edelman-Jarislowsky Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Reviewer, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum

Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Director, Minimal Access Thoracic Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Robert T. Grant, MD

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, Joint Division of Plastic Surgery
  • Director, Combined Plastic Surgery
  • Residency Program
  • Columbia and Cornell
  • Plastic Surgeon in Chief
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Mark A. Hardy, MD, FACS

  • Auchincloss Professor of Surgery
  • Director Emeritus and Founder
  • Renal and Islet Transplantation
  • Department of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Brian Jacob, MD, FACS

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Surgery
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Partner, Laparoscopic Surgical Center of NY

Daniel Mark Labow, MD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Program Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Sharyn N. Lewin, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

James M. McKiernan, MD

  • George F. Cahill Professor of Urology
  • Chairman of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive
  • Cancer Center Clinical Research Committee
  • Director of Urologic Oncology
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Roman Nowygrod, MD

  • Professor of Surgery, Director
  • Vein Disorder Center
  • Director Medical Student Clerkship
  • Medical Student Preceptorship
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

 

Antonio Picon, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • State University of New York
  • Downstate Medical Center
  • Director, Surgical Oncology
  • Staten Island University Hospital

Lloyd E. Ratner, MD

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Director of Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Patrick L. Reavey, MD

  • Fellow, Plastic Surgery
  • Columbia-Cornell Combined
  • Plastic Surgery Program

Umut Sarpel, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Beth A. Schrope, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • The Ridgewood Hospital
  • Englewood, New Jersey

Ronald J. Simon, MD

  • Professor of Surgery
  • NYU School of Medicine
  • Director, Division of Trauma
  • Emergency Surgery and Critical Care
  • NYU Langone Medical Center

Mark Song, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
  • State University of New York
  • Downstate Medical Center

Robert J. Strauch, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Steven Stylianos, MD

  • Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Surgeon-in-Chief
  • Morgan-Stanley Children’s Hospital

Brett Taback, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Director Melanoma, Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Anthony Vine, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor Surgery
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Mark D. Widmann, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Chief Thoracic Oncology
  • Carol Simon Cancer Center
  • Atlantic Health System

Warren D. Widmann, MD, FACS

  • Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Dean, Surgical Education
  • State University of New York
  • Downstate Medical Center
  • Special Lecturer, Department of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Yanghee Woo, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons

Michael M. Zenilman, MD

  • Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair
  • Director for Regional Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • Johns Hopkins University Medical Center

Linda Zhang, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Surgery
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: November 1, 2014
Date Credits Expire: November 1, 2017

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Self Assessment

The New York General Surgery Board Review Course provides up to 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program for Physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Complete a review for the Qualifying Examination, the ABSITE®, the American Board of Surgery SCORE® Curriculum, as well as the American Board of Surgery MOC Examination (formerly Recertification Examination)
  • Describe the appropriate evaluation and management of both common and uncommon problems encountered in clinical practice
  • Demonstrate an increased comprehension of the current standards and concepts in the practice of surgery
  • Recognize and apply new and evolving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and become familiar with their role in changing the classical approaches to problems in general, vascular, pediatric, and general thoracic surgery
  • Discuss the basics of surgical physiology and critical care
  • Explain evidence-based general procedures in pediatric, thoracic, gynecologic, urologic, and orthopaedic surgery
  • Summarize the latest advances in anesthesia for pain management
  • Interpret reviews and data of the latest basic science findings and predict the impact of these on clinical problems

Intended Audience

  • Diplomates of the American Board of Surgery preparing for recertification
  • Residents in general surgery and surgeons who have completed their residency training and are preparing for the Qualifying Examination, the ABSITE®, the American Board of Surgery SCORE® Curriculum, as well as the American Board of Surgery MOC Examination (formerly Recertification Examination)
  • Surgeons in practice who want to update and refresh their knowledge base
  • Fellows in surgical specialties
  • Those looking to obtain Category I CME and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program

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