Now with CME and Self-Assessment credit toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC program — Starting at $395.00

CME on Your Terms – The Osler Institute utilized state of the art equipment to record our Live March 2017 comprehensive Surgery Review Course and bring it to you!  These Video/Audio files are stored “in the cloud” so you can stream them anywhere, anytime, as long as you have an internet connection, watch or listen to on your phone, computer – your learning experience is almost like being at the live activity, but without travel costs and time away from your practice. Included with each Online review is an electronic downloadable copy of the syllabus that corresponds to the Video/Audio lectures.


The Osler Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Osler Institute designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 43 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the AMA PRA Category, 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 43 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

  • Release Date: March 12, 2017
  • Expiration Date: March 11, 2020
  • Estimated Time to Complete: 43 Hours
Required Physician Participation:  

Review the audio/video lectures at your own pace. To claim CME/ self-assessment credit, Learners must successfully complete a self-assessment post-test (score of 75% or greater is required) and activity evaluation to test knowledge gained and its application to your practice.

  • Unlimited use for 6 months, only $875.00
  • or
  • 1 month for just $395.00

Faculty and Topics

  • Nikolai Bildzukewicz, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery University of Southern California 
    Esophageal Disorders and Neoplasia, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Hepatobiliary/Portal Hypertension, Transfusion and Coagulation, Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Aaron Chevinsky, MD, MBA, FACS Director of Surgical Oncology Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI 
    Stomach and Duodenum, Gastric Neoplasia, Breast Surgery, Sarcomas Skin and Melanoma
  • Jacquelyn Glenn, MD Director, Surgical Critical Care North Suburban Med Ctr, Thornton, CO 
    Abdominal Wall and Hernias, Burn and Inhalation Injuries, Shock and MOF
  • Marc Lessin, MD, JD Staff Surgeon University of Massachusetts Hospital Pediatric Trauma and Emergencies, Congenital GI Disorders, Pediatric Tumor,s Ethics and Palliative Care, Questions and Answers
  • Ahmed Mahmoud, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery University of California, Davis Mediastinum and Chest Wall, Pulmonary Surgery, Cardiac Surgery: Adult and Pediatric, Immunology and Transplantation, GYN and GU Surgeries, Orthopedic, Hand, and Amputations, Questions and Answers
  • Sandip Maru, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery University of New England Vascular Surgery: Aortic and Carotid, Vascular Surgery: Peripheral Arteries, Vascular Surgery: Venous and DVT
  • James Recabaren, MD Associate Professor of Surgery University of Southern California Thyroid Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Adrenal Surgery, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, Head and Neck Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery
  • Konstantin Umanskiy, MD Associate Professor of Surgery University of Chicago Small Bowel and Spleen, Anorectal and Colorectal Disorders, Colonic Neoplasia, Oncologic Principles
  • Gregory York, MD Associate Professor of Surgery San Antonio Military Medical Center Head and Neck Trauma, Thoracic Trauma, Abdominal Trauma, Pelvic Trauma, Pulmonary Critical Care, Nutrition and Metabolism, Fluids and Electrolytes and Acid-Base
  • Phillip Zaret, MD Associate Professor of Surgery The Chicago Medical School Interactive Review: Pre and Post-op Care & Surgical Complications, Interactive Review: Shock Resuscitation, Interactive Review: Cardiac Critical Care, Interactive Review: HIV and AIDS

Faculty, Planner, and Reviewer Disclosure Declaration

In compliance with the Standards, Guidelines, and Ethical opinions of the ACCME, AAMC and AMA, The Osler Institute requires that anyone with input into the planning or presentation of Continuing Medical Education activities provided or jointly-provided by The Osler Institute must disclose to the program audience any relevant financial relationships with companies or organizations about whose products or services they are discussing in their presentations.

The following faculty/planners/reviewers disclosed a relevant financial relationship(s).

  • Nikolai Bildzukewicz, MD - Consultant for Torax Medical, Inc.

The following faculty/planners/reviewers listed no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.

  • Aaron Chevinsky, MD, Jacquelyn Glenn, MD, Marc Lessin, MD, Ahmed Mahmoud, MD, Sandip Maru, MD, Konstantin Umanskiy, MD, Phillip Zaret, MD, James Recabaren, MD†, Gregory York, MD†*, Joseph Selliken, MD†, Michael Stewart†, Sally Schuette, PhD†
  • Copies of the Faculty Disclosure Forms are available upon request.
  • † Program Planning Committee
  • * Reviewer if Applicable

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course each participant will be able to:

  • Summarize the basic science fundamentals underlying patient management as applied to general surgery
  • Describe preoperative, operative and postoperative patient care in the principle component areas of general surgery: specifically diseases of the head and neck, breast, skin and soft tissues, alimentary tract, abdomen, vascular system, endocrine system, comprehensive trauma management and emergency operations, and surgical critical care.
  • Discuss the principles of and perioperative patient care in the surgical specialties of cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgery and transplant surgery.
  • Summarize the clinical care of patients with common problems in urology, gynecology, orthopedics, and burns.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of tumor staging and describe the appropriate surgical and/or nonsurgical management required
  • Discuss non-operative management options for general surgery patients which may not require surgical intervention (e.g., patients with pancreatitis, portal hypertension, immunosuppression, multiple traumas).
  • Outline the appropriate use of newer diagnostic and therapeutic methods such as: laser-based applications; stereotactic breast biopsy; physiologic testing and evaluation of the GI tract; noninvasive vascular system diagnostic evaluation and invasive vascular interventional techniques; ultrasonography of the head and neck, breast and abdomen; and endorectal ultrasound.