Eric Curto to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cutaneous melanoma Feb. 7

Eric Curto, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Surgical management of cutaneous melanoma” at the VA Auditorium in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 7. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Curto’s talk are:

  • Identify and describe Breslow depth and its key features used for staging
  • Recognize the surgical principals for cutaneous melanoma and be able to justify and choose surgical margins with respect to tumor stage
  • Be able to summarize the different options and recommendations for a positive sentinel lymph node
  • Describe the surgical indications and principles for therapeutic lymph node dissection

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 Kerri Hjelmstad at 701.777.2589 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 UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.