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Thursday, June 8, 2023

6:00 - 9:00 pm  Alumni reception | Old Dominick Distillery | 305 S. Front  St.

Friday, June 9, 2023


HWSS Annual Symposium | Mooney and Nash Buildings | 875 Monroe Avenue  

7:30 am      Registration & Continental Breakfast [Poster Setup | Nash Building Lobby

8:00 am      Opening Remarks – Peter Fischer, MD 

8:05 am      Introduction of Alumni Speaker – Paxton Dickson, MD 


                   Invited Alumni Speaker

                   Michael Kim, MD 

                   Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology

                   University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 

8:45 am      Break & Poster Viewing

9:15 am      Research Session 1: Clinical/Disparities/Health Services Research                                        

                   Moderator: Issac Howley, MD, MPH 

10:15 am    Break 

10:30 am    Research Session 2: Basic/Translational Research 

                   Moderator: Evan Glazer, MD, PhD, FACS, FSSO 

11:30 am    Luncheon | Poster Walk 

1:00 pm      Welcome & Introduction of Distinguished Visiting Professor   

                   David Shibata, MD, FACS, FASCRS

                   Harwell Wilson Alumni Endowed Chair in Surgery | Professor and Chair                                 

                   UTHSC Department of Surgery

                  2023 Harwell Wilson Distinguished Visiting Professor

                  Julie Freischlag, MD, FACS FRCSEd (Hon), DFSVS

                  Chief Executive Officer, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

                  Dean, Wake Forest University College of Medicine

2:00 pm     Closing Remarks – David Shibata, MD, FACS, FASCRS

2:30 pm     Harwell Wilson Surgical Society Business Meeting (Members only)

6:00 pm    Reception & Banquet | Peabody Hotel | Venetian Room | 149 Union Avenue

Reserved hotel rooms are available at the Peabody | Reservation Deadline 05/12/23 


Saturday, June 10, 2023

8:30 am   Annual HWSS Golf Scramble, The Links at Galloway | 3815 Walnut Grove Road

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