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Joclyn Seiler to give Surgery Grand Rounds on colon cancer March 12

Joclyn Seiler, M.D., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021. Join the Zoom link meeting at:

All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Seiler’s talk are:

  1. Describe what constitutes average, increased, or high risk factors when talking about colon cancer screening.
  2. Describe Haggitt level.
  3. Describe what a fecal immunochemical test is, its validity, and when to use it.
  4. Describe an appropriate screening interval depending on pathology.

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 and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UND School of Medicine and 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.