Grand Rounds, December 17, 2020 – “Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery – Past, Present and Future”


December 8, 2020

December 17, 2020
7:00am – 8:00am

WebEx Information via Calendar Invite:
Meeting number (access code): 120 262 8064

David C. Rice, MD
Professor, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery – Past, Present and Future”

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

  • Define the main objectives of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Program
  • Outline alternatives to opioid analgesics in thoracic surgery
  • Identify opportunities for incorporating ERAS strategies into current clinical practice

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

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.


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