Creighton University School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Steven C. Stain, MD
Why "YOU" Should Become a Leader
Steven C. Stain, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Professor, Department of Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine
President of American Surgical Association
Thursday, September 21, 2023
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. CDT
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MST
No Cost | 1.5 CE Hours
Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the lecture at 6 p.m.
Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows and students
- Creighton University School of Medicine
- Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
- Review the complexities of leadership in today's healthcare
- Discuss reasons behind aspiring to become a leader in healthcare.
Presented by Steven C. Stain, MD
Steven C. Stain received his undergraduate and M.D. degree from University of California, at Irvine. He completed his residency training in surgery at Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center in 1988 followed by fellowships in surgical critical care (USC), hepatobiliary surgery (University of Berne, Switzerland, and Health Services Research (AAMC).While at USC, he rose to the rank of tenured Associate Professor, and focused his clinical and research efforts in diseases of the liver and pancreas. He served as the Program Director of the general surgery residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital (1996-2000).
In 2000 Dr. Stain became Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, and received a secondary appointment as Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University, He participated in the development of the Meharry Vanderbilt Alliance, serving as the Co-Principal Investigator in their $7.5 million NCI funded U54 Cancer Partnership. From 2005-2020 served at Albany Medical College as Professor, and Henry and Sally Schaffer Chair of the Department of Surgery. During his 15 years, the faculty more than doubled, and included expansion of residency programs in general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, vascular surgery and plastic surgery, and initiation of fellowships in surgical critical care an colorectal surgery. Dr. Stain was recruited to Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, starting as Chair of the Department of Surgery January 2021.
He is the author of 155 peer-reviewed publications, 13 book chapters, and one book. His current research efforts are in oncology, health disparities and surgical training. He has served leadership roles in numerous organizations, including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery (Board of Governors 1996-2006);Western Surgical Association (President 2013-2014), Southern Medical Association (Chair of the Surgical Section 2002-03); Society of Black Academic Surgeons (President 2007-08); Surgical Section of the National Medical Association (Chair 2006-07), American Board of Surgery (Director, 2002-08,Chair 2009-10); Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (Board of Trustees 2011- present; President 2018-19; Chair Board of Trustees 2019-2021); American Surgical Association (Recorder 2011-16); ACGME Residency Review Committee for Surgery (2011-17,Chair 2015-17) and American College of Surgeons Board of Governors (2012-19,Executive Committee 2013-2018, Secretary 2015-16, Vice Chair 2016-2018,Chair 2018-2019), and is currently an ACS Regent 2019-present, and President of the American Surgical Association.