Matthew Cziep to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on Prehabilitation Friday, April 5

Matthew Cziep, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “PreHab: Can pre-operative diet and exercise improve outcomes?” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019. All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of the talk are to:

  • Identify the most common risk factors for surgical morbidity and mortality
  • Define frailty, and know at least one screening tool to assess or identify frail patients
  • Discuss current literature regarding surgical prehab
  • Answer questions from patients regarding preoperative activity levels

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Angie Flesberg at 701.293.4151 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.