For Your Health
For Your Health

News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Chani Taggart to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on laparoscopic cholecystectomy Sept. 11

Chani Taggart, D.O., a PG-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “The Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Strides toward preventing common bile duct injuries” at the SMHS Northwest Campus in Minot, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The objectives of the talk are to:

  1. Describe the general anatomy of the biliary system and common variants
  2. Explain the history behind the development of the laparoscopic cholecystectomy and how it has progressed
  3. Appreciate the incidence and morbidity/mortality associated with common bile duct injuries
  4. Review safe practice and recommendations for completion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via video conference 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.