Close Menu
Image
Ponsky

Creighton University School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS

Description

Surgical Metamorphosis: Preparing for Change with Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS


Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

To view via Zoom, sign up HERE.

Noon - 1 p.m. CST
11 a.m. - Noon MST

No Cost | 1 CE hour

Designed For

Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows and students

Provided By

Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education

Objectives

  • Illustrate for the audience the evolution of surgical interventions over the past century.
  • Update the audience regarding the development of technology which has changed the nature of surgical care.
  • Present to the audience the factors which have lead to change in the concepts of surgical care.
  • Present to the audience potential means by which to maintain skills in a changing environment.

Presented by Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS

Jeffrey L. Ponsky completed his surgical training at University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1976. He then joined the faculty of the Department of Surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland where he was the Director of Surgical Endoscopy. In 1979 he became the Director of the Department of Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland where he remained through 1997. During that time Dr. Ponsky was Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Case. Dr. Ponsky then joined The Cleveland Clinic as the Director of Endoscopic Surgery and was the first Executive Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. He was also the Vice Chairman of the Division of Education and Director of Graduate Medical Education. He has served as a member of the Board of Governors at The Cleveland Clinic. In 2005 he assumed the Oliver H. Payne Professorship and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Case Western University School of Medicine. Dr. Ponsky also served as Surgeon-in-Chief at that institution. He returned to The Cleveland Clinic to concentrate on the practice of foregut surgery and advanced surgical endoscopy in 2014.

Dr. Ponsky has served as President of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), President of the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, President of the Cleveland Surgical Society, and President of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of numerous prominent surgical societies. He was Chairman of the American Board of Surgery. He has been the Vice President of the American Surgical Association, and also The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Dr. Ponsky is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and earned his Executive MBA from CWRU's Weatherhead School of Management in 1990. He received the distinguished Kaiser Teaching Excellence Award at CWRU School of Medicine in 1993; the Distinguished Service Award by the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons in April 2000; and in 2002 he received ASGE's Rudolf Schindler Award, the highest recognition award for excellence in endoscopic research, teaching and service. In 1996 he was President of the Medical Alumni Board of Trustees at CRWU. In 2005 he received the Pioneer in Endoscopy Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. In 2007 he received the Maurice Saltzman Award from the Mount Sinai Health Care Foundation. In 2009 he received from SAGES the George Berci Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Ponsky has been listed in The Best Doctors in American® each year since its inception. He has published over 300 original articles and book chapters, authored or edited six textbooks and serves on the editorial board of numerous journals. He is the originator of the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy which provided a minimally invasive substitute for operative placement of feeding tubes. In 2009, the Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD Chair in Surgical Education was established at CWRU School of Medicine, in Dr. Ponsky's honor. In 2017 Dr. Ponsky was appointed the initial holder of The Lynda and Marlin Younker Chair in Developmental Endoscopy.

Dr. Ponsky presently serves as Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University.


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

Image
Jointly Accredited Provider logo

In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Location

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy
7710 Mercy Road
Room 11661 A, B, and C
Omaha, NE 68124
United States

Register for Event

Date and Time

to
Add to Calendar 20230118T120000Z 20230118T130000Z America/Chicago Creighton University School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS <h3><strong>Surgical Metamorphosis: Preparing for Change with Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS</strong></h3> <p><br /> Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS<br /> Professor Emeritus of Surgery<br /> Case Western Reserve University<br /> Cleveland, OH</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong>To view via Zoom, sign up <a href="https://cmetracker.net/CREIGHTONCHI" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</strong></p> <p>Noon - 1 p.m. CST<br /> 11 a.m. - Noon MST</p> <p>No Cost | 1 CE hour</p> <h2>Designed&nbsp;For</h2> <p>Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents,&nbsp;fellows&nbsp;and&nbsp;students</p> <h2>Provided&nbsp;By</h2> <p>Creighton University School of Medicine<br /> Department of Surgery<br /> Creighton University Office&nbsp;of&nbsp;Continuing&nbsp;Education</p> <h2>Objectives</h2> <ul> <li>Illustrate for the audience the evolution of surgical interventions over the past century.</li> <li>Update the audience regarding the development of technology which has changed the nature of surgical care.</li> <li>Present to the audience the factors which have lead to change in the concepts of surgical care.</li> <li>Present to the audience potential means by which to maintain skills in a changing environment.</li> </ul> <h2>Presented by Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD, FACS</h2> <p style="margin-bottom:11px">Jeffrey L. Ponsky completed his surgical training at University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1976. He then joined the faculty of the Department of Surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland where he was the Director of Surgical Endoscopy. In 1979 he became the Director of the Department of Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland where he remained through 1997. During that time Dr. Ponsky was Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Case. Dr. Ponsky then joined The Cleveland Clinic as the Director of Endoscopic Surgery and was the first Executive Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. He was also the Vice Chairman of the Division of Education and Director of Graduate Medical Education. He has served as a member of the Board of Governors at The Cleveland Clinic. In 2005 he assumed the Oliver H. Payne Professorship and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Case Western University School of Medicine. Dr. Ponsky also served as Surgeon-in-Chief at that institution. He returned to The Cleveland Clinic to concentrate on the practice of foregut surgery and advanced surgical endoscopy in 2014.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px">Dr. Ponsky has served as President of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), President of the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, President of the Cleveland Surgical Society, and President of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of numerous prominent surgical societies. He was Chairman of the American Board of Surgery. He has been the Vice President of the American Surgical Association, and also The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px">Dr. Ponsky is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and earned his Executive MBA from CWRU's Weatherhead School of Management in 1990. He received the distinguished Kaiser Teaching Excellence Award at CWRU School of Medicine in 1993; the Distinguished Service Award by the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons in April 2000; and in 2002 he received ASGE's Rudolf Schindler Award, the highest recognition award for excellence in endoscopic research, teaching and service. In 1996 he was President of the Medical Alumni Board of Trustees at CRWU. In 2005 he received the Pioneer in Endoscopy Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. In 2007 he received the Maurice Saltzman Award from the Mount Sinai Health Care Foundation. In 2009 he received from SAGES the George Berci Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Ponsky has been listed in The Best Doctors in American®&nbsp;each year since its inception. He has published over 300 original articles and book chapters, authored or edited six textbooks and serves on the editorial board of numerous journals. He is the originator of the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy which provided a minimally invasive substitute for operative placement of feeding tubes. In 2009, the Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD Chair in Surgical Education was established at CWRU School of Medicine, in Dr. Ponsky's honor. In 2017 Dr. Ponsky was appointed the initial holder of The Lynda and Marlin Younker Chair in Developmental Endoscopy.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px">Dr. Ponsky presently serves as Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University.</p> <hr /> <h2>Education&nbsp;Credit</h2> <p><strong>Category 1</strong><br /> Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in&nbsp;the&nbsp;activity.</p> <p><strong>Nurse CE</strong><br /> Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in&nbsp;the&nbsp;activity.</p> <p><strong>Accreditation&nbsp;Statement</strong></p> <drupal-media data-align="left" data-entity-type="media" data-entity-uuid="807d2bbc-ed3e-4a7d-afa2-912b77924862" data-view-mode=""></drupal-media> <p>In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the&nbsp;healthcare&nbsp;team.</p> <p style="clear:left;">&nbsp;</p> <h2>Location</h2> <p>CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy<br /> 7710 Mercy Road<br /> Room 11661 A, B, and C<br /> Omaha,&nbsp;NE&nbsp;68124<br /> United States</p> CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy 7710 Mercy Road, Room 11661 A, B, and C Omaha, NE 68124

Location

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy
7710 Mercy Road, Room 11661 A, B, and C
Omaha, NE 68124