Essential Surgery Volume Featured at Academic Surgical Congress



On Thursday, February 5, DCP3 Essential Surgery editors and authors led a panel discussion at the 10th Annual Academic Surgical Congress in Las Vegas, NV.  

The session introduced the Essential Surgery volume; the first volume in the DCP3 9-volume series.  The session was chaired by Drs. Susan Orloff and Mamta Swaroop.  Volume editors Haile Debas, Charles Mock and Dean Jamison were joined by authors Thomas Weiser and Steve Bickler on the panel.  

Topics discussed included:

  • Overview of the Essential Surgery Volume
  • Platforms of delivery of trauma care
  • Quality and safety
  • Economics in essential surgery provision
  • Role of research in global surgery


The discussion was followed by a Q & A with the panelists.  Click here to download the full Congress program. 


Panelists, and Essential Surgery authors and editors (from left) Steve Bickler, Tom Weiser, Charles Mock, Dean Jamison, and Haile Debas are introduced by session chair Mamta Swaroop. 

  Haile Debas provides an overview of the entire DCP3 series during the panel discussion on February 5. 


Editors Haile Debas (center) and Charlie Mock (second from right), and chapter authors Tom Weiser (far right) and Steve Bickler (far left) pose with session chairs and attendees.

  Author Tom Weiser discusses quality and safety in global surgery