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52nd Annual Visiting Professorship in Surgery

Sponsored by Isidore Cohn, Jr. - James D. Rives Surgical Society

March 11-12, 2016


Cohn-Rives CME Course Agenda


LSU Health Sciences Center
Human Development Center, Auditorium (1st floor)
411 S. Prieur
New Orleans, LA 70112


Friday, March 11th, 2016
Activity for All Attendees (3 CME credits)


7:30 - 7:50AM


(breakfast provided)


7:50 - 8:00AM

Introductions and Welcome

Drs. Larry Hollier & Robert Batson

8:00 - 9:00AM

Understanding Bariatric Surgery: A 60 year Evolution

Daniel Scott, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Frank H. Kidd Jr, MD, Distinguished Professorship in Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center

9:00 - 10:00AM



10 - 11:00AM




Resident Session

12:00 - 1:30PM

Rocking Chair Session with Surgery Residents

Daniel Scott, MD, FACS
Human Development Center, Classroom 126

(Lunch Provided)


Medical Student Session


2:00 - 3:00PM

Research and Student Presentations

Daniel Scott, MD, FACS
Human Development Center, Classroom 126


Presentation of Cohn-Rives Lecture

(1 CME Credit)

4:00PM - 5:00PM

“Restructuring Surgical Education to Ensure Competency”

Daniel Scott, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Frank H. Kidd Jr, MD, Distinguished Professorship in Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Human Development Center, Auditorium (1st floor)


Annual Cohn-Rives Membership Banquet

(by invitation)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel
921 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112


* Click Here for a printable banquet reservation form in PDF format.  Reservations must be received no later than Friday, Feb 19, 2016.


Saturday, March 12, 2016


8:00AM - 11:30AM

Resident Presentations (breakfast provided)
3.5 CME credits
Human Development Center, Auditorium (1st floor)


Overall Goal:


Educate regional physicians on advances in Trauma and surgical critical care, and to discuss current treatment recommendations on the care of the Melanoma and Gastric Cancer patient. An expanded Plastic Surgery program includes discussions on Breast Augmentation, Craniofacial surgery and the role of Internet marketing in today’s plastic surgery practice.

Target Audience:

The target audience includes, but is not limited to, General Surgeons, Colorectal surgeons, Laparoscopic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Vascular and Thoracic surgeons and Pediatric Surgeons.


Our presenters have nothing to disclose.


Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to sponsor continuing education for physicians.

OLOLRMC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit only commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OLOL will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for physically challenged attendees who require special services. Please call the CME Department in order to receive this service

For more information about this CME, please call 225-765-6304.

Hotel Reservations

Please make your hotel reservations by going directly to the website or calling the hotel:

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-524-1331; 800-826-8987

(group links listed below)

Group Name: Cohn Rives Room Block, $299 per night; Expires on 2/9/2016


Group Codes: TNWTNWA (Deluxe King Accommodations - $299) and TNWTNWB (Deluxe Double/Double Accommodations - $299)


Group Link for Kings: Click Here
Group Link for Doubles: Click Here



Courtyard New Orleans Downtown/Iberville

910 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA US 70112

Phone: 504-523-2400; 800-321-2211
Group Name: LSU HSC Cohn Rives Room Block, Room Rate: $269 per night
Reference Number: M-5L5FKW3; Expires on 1/21/2016



Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: 504-613-3907
Code: LSU Rate (if available), Room Rate: $160

Group Link: Click Here


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