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Conor Roche to give Surgery Grand Rounds on robotics in general surgery Oct. 30

Conor Roche, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Robotics in General Surgery: Update” at the UND Medical Education Center, Room 140, in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 30. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Roche’s talk are:

  1. Describe the origin of the modern surgical robot
  2. Identify strengths and weaknesses of robotics in general surgery procedures
  3. Understand how robotics is changing surgical residency education
  4. Identify future directions in robotic surgery

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.