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Conor Roche to discuss enhanced recovery after surgery at Surgery Grand Rounds on Sept. 15

For the next Surgery Grand Rounds, to be held on Friday, Sept. 15, Conor Roche, M.D., will present “ERAS (Enhance Recovery After Surgery) in Emergency Abdominal Surgery” from 8 to 9 a.m. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Roche is a fifth-year resident in the UND Surgery Residency Training Program.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Define ERAS in emergency abdominal surgery.
  • Recognize the benefits of following ERAS protocols in emergency abdominal surgery.
  • Identify potential barriers to following ERAS in emergency surgery.
  • Describe how ERAS can be better implemented in emergency surgery at their institution.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Surgery, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Cassandra Cunningham 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.

Approval for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for this educational event is still pending.