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Camden on the Lake at Lake of the Ozarks

May 2-3, 2020



Annual Scientific Meeting

May 2-3, 2020

Hotel Information

Camden on the Lake

Call 573-365-5620

Use Code MOAC0520

Special Room Rates for MO ACS

Studio $164

King Grand Suite $174

Double Grand Suite $194

Reservations must be made by April 1, 2020.



2019 Paper Competition Winners

Medical Student Competition

1st place

Maxton E. Thoman - University of Missouri Columbia

Pi-Rads V2 Scoring and MRI Guided Biopsy Results: A Single Institution Investigation into the Accuracy of Imaging-Based Estimates of Prostate Lesion Severity


2nd place

Catharine Bernal - University of Missouri Columbia

Benign Tracheo-Enteric Fistula to a Zenker’s Diverticulum with Complete Upper Esophageal Obstruction


3rd place

Ezekiel Kapusciak - University of Missouri Columbia

Cost Drivers in Proctectomy


Kate Lowrey - University of Missouri Columbia

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Is Associated with a Low Recurrence Rate – a Single Institutional Experience


Resident Competition 

1st place

Alyssa Fesmire, MD - University of Missouri Kansas City

Bariatric Surgery Prior to Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Improves Predicted Postoperative Complication Risk


2nd place

A. Salim Munoz-Abraham, MD - Saint Louis University

Smoking Beyond First Trimester of Pregnancy Is Associated with Prolonged Length of Stay in Gastroschisis


Milot Thaqi, MD - University of Missouri Columbia

Post-Operative Outcomes After Implementation of Team Integrated Enhanced Recovery (Tiger) Protocols- the University of Missouri Experience


Laurel Vaughan, MD - University of Missouri Columbia

Appropriateness of Pain Medication Use in Surgical Patients at a Tertiary Referral Center

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