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Educational Networking Program: “A Discussion on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” – Thursday, September 20th

September 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

September Educational Networking Program

“A Discussion on

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” (ERAS)

Thursday, September 20th, 2018 


Presented by:

Philip R. Corvo, MD, MA, FACS

Chairman of Surgery
Director of Surgical Critical Care
The Stanley J. Dudrick Department of Surgery
Designated Institutional Official
Saint Mary’s Hospital
A Member of Trinity Health of New England

Professor of Surgery
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

Governor-At-Large, American College of Surgeons

Founding President, Connecticut Surgical Quality Collaborative



St. Mary’s Hospital
Conference Center and Main Auditorium
56 Franklin Street
Waterbury, CT 06706

Directions to Saint Mary’s Hospital             Saint Mary’s Hospital Parking Map

Event Parking and Attendee Entrance Information

 The employee garage will be open and entry doors to be unlocked for event attendees.

Entrance to the Employee Garage is on South Elm Street, across from Sacred Heart School.

Entrance to the auditorium is on the second floor of the garage, or take the stairs or elevator in the garage to the second floor.


5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration and Refreshments 
6:00 p.m. – 8: 00 p.m. Discussion and Q&A Period

Program Learning Objectives

1)      Understand what “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery” is, and how it can impact infection rates, length of stay, patient satisfaction scores, decrease opioid addiction and improve hospital income.

2)      Understand why a multidisciplinary approach, and C Suite involvement  is critical to the success of an ERAS program.

3)      Demonstrate how too-much focus on silo-ed budgets are detrimental to the overall functioning of a facility.


About Our Speaker 

Dr. Philip Corvo, Professor of Surgery at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, is the Chairman of Surgery & Director of Surgical Critical Care, NSQIP Surgeon Champion and Designated Institutional Official at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut. He is a Governor of the American College of Surgeons, and is the Founding President of the Connecticut Surgical Quality Collaborative, which now boasts 100%  participation of all acute care hospitals in Connecticut.  He is a past President of the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and a past Health Commissioner of the City of Stamford. He has published numerous articles, is a manuscript reviewer for several publications, and a nationally recognized speaker and award winning teacher.  He is a recipient of the Fairfield County Medical Association’s “Melville Magida” award for “notable, demonstrated patient care”, and the Connecticut State Medical Society’s “Healthcare Leader and Innovator” award, and the Connecticut Hospital Association’s “Healthcare Hero” award. 


Registration is Complimentary for this Program! 

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September 20, 2018
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Saint Mary’s Hospital
56 Franklin Street
Waterbury, CT 06706 United States