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Dec 15, 2017: “Splenic Injury: Putting it in Perspective”

GS Resident Interview (No QI or Resident Conference)

Brian Harbrecht, M.D.
Hiram C. Polk, Jr., M.D. Chair in Surgery, Chief of Trauma
Hiram C. Polk, Jr., M.D. Department of Surgery
University of Louisville


  1. Review the demographics of splenic trauma.
  2. Understand the role of angiography in splenic trauma.
  3. Review the role of splenectomy in splenic injury management.

Disclosures: Dr. Harbrecht does not have any conflicts to disclose.

Upcoming Lectures/Programs:
(subject to change – if interested in a particular lecture, please confirm the week of the lecture that the event/information is as shown).
Dec 22, 2017 No Conferences
Dec 29, 2017 No Conferences
Jan 5, 2018 GS Resident Interviews (No QI or Resident Conference)
Russell Farmer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Colorectal Surgery
Hiram C. Polk, Jr., M.D. Department of Surgery
University of Louisville
Jan 12, 2018 Glen Franklin, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma Surgery
Hiram C. Polk, Jr., M.D. Department of Surgery
University of Louisville
Jan 19, 2018 Mathews Oration – Anthony Senagore, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Chief
GI and Oncologic Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals Galveston
Galveston, Texas
Jan 26, 2018 Erik Wayne, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
Hiram C. Polk, Jr., M.D. Department of Surgery
University of Louisville
Feb 2, 2018 Griswold Lecture – Dennis Ashley, M.D.
Director of Trauma and Adult Critical Care at the Medical Center of Central Georgia
Professor of Surgery
Mercer University School of Medicine
Macon, Georgia

Time And Location

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Ambulatory Care Building, Lower Level Auditorium, U of L Health Sciences Center.

Target Audience

Faculty, Residents, Medical Students and other Medical professionals with an interest in the topic.

Core Competencies

Included in all presentations are some or all of the Core Competencies in Surgical Education: Patient Care /Medical Knowledge/Practice-Based Learning and Improvement/Interpersonal and Communication Skills/Professionalism/Systems-Based Practice.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Norton Healthcare and the University of Louisville Department of Surgery. Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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

Special Services

To request disability arrangements; call Debbie Krause at 502-852-5445, at least 10 days prior to the program. The University of Louisville School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.

Additional Information

For additional information, please call Debbie Krause at 502-852-5445.


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