January 10, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am
MSB 3.001

Brijesh Gill, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
The University of Texas
Health Science Center at Houston

“Innovating from within Academic Surgery”

Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  1. Participant can describe two models of entrepreneurship that apply to surgical innovation
  2. Participant can describe why surgical startup companies fail
  3. Participant can describe conflicts of interest that derive from innovating from within a Department of Surgery

Target Audience and Needs: Physicians, residents, fellows, and community physicians need to be regularly updated on advances in internal medicine, as well as the clinical activities in the Department of Medicine.

Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussions.

Activity Evaluation: Participants will be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.