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Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cortical sparing adrenalectomy on Oct. 22

Erin Follman, M.D., a fifth-year surgical resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Cortical Sparing Adrenalectomy for Genetic Associated/Bilateral Pheochromocytomas” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22. All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Follman’s talk are:

  1. Identify the anatomy and normal physiology of the adrenal gland.
  2. Discuss genetic syndromes associated with pheochromocytomas.
  3. Discuss various methods of adrenalectomy.
  4. Identify the risks and benefits associated with a cortex-sparing adrenalectomy procedure.

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 Tonya Murphy at 701.777.5945 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.