Journal Club

Journal Club is a monthly event where medical students, residents and staff from all three institutions come together to discuss the latest peer-reviewed articles in general surgery. Journal Club serves as both an update to what is being studied in the field as well as a lesson on critical appraisal of the medical literature.  A gentle reminder to all residents that attendance at journal club meetings is expected unless you are on night float, vacation, sick/family emergency, or stuck in OR. Research residents are required to attend these meetings.

Next Meeting:

Thursday, January 12, 2017, from 7:00PM - 9:00PM (Sign-In and Cocktails at 6:30PM)
Location: Flemings Steakhouse and Wine Bar (Lake Erie Room).  28869 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH 44122
Phone: (216) 896-9000
Dress: Business Casual

RSVP: Case Surgery Journal Club RSVP Form
RSVP Deadline: Monday, January 9, 2017
Sponsor(s): Ethicon

*Two resident volunteers are needed to present papers #1 and #4.  Please contact Husayn if interested.  Husayn may be reached at

Meeting Articles

  1. Berger et al Impact of different surgical techniques on outcomes in LSG 2016
  2. Brandsma et al Prophylactic mesh placement during end-colostomy PREVENT trial 2016
  3. Laaninen et al Perioperative hydrocortisone reduces major complications after Whipple 2016
  4. Zaghiyan et al Timing of chemical thromboprophylaxis and DVT in colorectal surgery 2016