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Joanne Baerg, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Professional Development    Certification
  •  Certification in Health Simulation Education- 8 hour course at Simulation Center. August 2010 Certified for Development of Simulation Scenarios for Resident Teaching. ( 8/2010 - 9/2012 )
     
  • Advanced Laparoscopy Courses:  2012   International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (Lecture and Lab)  San Diego, CA 20 hours ( 3/2012 )
     
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Course: American Pediatric Surgery Association Neonatal Laparoscopic Surgery(Lecture and Lab) 5 min Podium Presentation ( 5/2010 - 5/2011 )
     Advanced 8 hour laparoscopic course presented by APSA.  Also attended meeting  in 2011.
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Course:   International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (Lecture and Lab)- Also poster presentation in 2010
    Waikaloa, Hawaii ( 6/2010 )
    8 hour advanced laparoscopic course by IPEG.  
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Course.  International Pediatric Endosurgery Group Meeting, Phoenix, AZ - April 2009. (30 hours)  Poster Presentation. ( 4/2009 )
    Main International Group of Pediatric Surgeons committed to advancing laparoscopic surgery in children.
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Course:  International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
    Edinburgh, Scotland. July 2014
    Also 10 min Podium Presentation in Basic Science section. ( 7/2014 - Present )
  • September 2012     American College of Surgeons:    Surgeons as Educators Course (60 hours)
    Intensive Surgical Education Course- 4 days. Atlanta USA ( 9/2012 - Present )
  Seminars and Conferences
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association Meeting- member of Education Committee ( 5/2012 - 11/2016 )
    See Duties and Service for Education Committee
  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Regular Member. Meeting September 2013. See podium presentations. 
    Baerg J  MD , Gassior A MD, Vannix R NP, Tagge E MD, St Peter SD MD.  A Multicenter Study of Factors Associated with Non-Survival After Nissen Fundoplication in Children (10 minutes) Podium CAPS Ottawa Canada. September 2013

    Published in EJPS 2014
    Baerg J MD, Thorpe D PhD, Adam Woelk, Nicole Sharp MD, Shannon Longshore MD, D Goff MD, Shandee Hutson MD, SD St Peter MD.  A Multicenter Study of Factors Associated with Non-survival in infants With Omphalocele. CAPS Ottawa Canada, September 2013
    Accepted for publications: J of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine 2015 ( 9/2013 - 9/2015 )
  • American Academy of Pediatrics. Surgical Subsection, and Perinatology Subsection.
    Poster presentations in October 2014 ( 10/2014 )
  • American College of Surgeons, So Cal Chapter. Regular Member. Meeting January 2014. 5 min Podium presentation in General Trauma Section.
    Evaluation of C spine injuries after inflicted trauma in children. ( 3/2014 )
  • American Academy of Pediatrics- surgery section- Planning multicenter study of redo nissen fundoplications in children with GERD with Children''s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO ( 10/2010 - 6/2013 )
    planning multicenter study of redo nissen fundoplications in children with GERD- with Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO- Now successfully published 2013.
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association,  Regular member,  National Meeting May 2013

    ( 3/2013 )
  • American Academy of Pediatrics- member of surgical section. 5 min podium presentation- A multicenter study of factors associated with redo nissen fundoplication in children. Published in JPS in 2013. ( 11/2012 )
  •  Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons - attended meeting. 5 min podium video presentation.  Endoscopic Excision of 2 Midline Sternal Subcutaneous Dermoids 20 hours ( 9/2011 )
     
  •  Sept 2011: International Conference on Residency Education; 3 min Poster presentation Development of a Successful Laparoscopy Curriculum 20 hours ( 1/2011 - 9/2011 )
     
  •  Int Euroconsortium of the Cong Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group. Late Presenting CDH- a 21 year single Center review.  3 min oral Poster presentation and 20 hours of CME. Rome Italy ( 2/2011 - 6/2011 )
     
  •  Pediatric Academic Society: Poster Presentation- The Contribution of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease to Weight Loss in NICU Infants. April 2010 ( 5/2010 )
     Poster presentation and 20 hours of CME seminars.
  •   American College of Surgeons, So. Cal Chapter. Trauma Lectures for CME.    Santa Barbara, CA   ( 1/2010 )
     Also oral presentation at pediatric surgery subsection
  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Toronto, Canada - August   2008.  Weight Gain in Infants With GERD Managed with Medical Therapy or Fundoplication. 3 min Oral Poster Presentation ( 8/2008 )
    Weight Gain in Infants With GERD Managed with Medical Therapy or Fundoplication. 3 minute Oral Poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons.
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association, Phoenix, Arizona May 27 - June 1, 2008.   ( 5/2008 )
     
  • Section on Pediatric Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA October 27-30, 2007. ( 10/2007 )
     
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association, Orlando, Florida, May 24-27, 2007. ( 5/2007 )
    Regular member of this association. Main international group for pediatric surgery. 
  • American College of Surgeons, Pediatric Surgery Subsection. January 19-21, 2007.     ( 1/2007 )
    Baerg, Elihu -   Oral    Presentation  Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction in Children  American College of Surgeons, Jan 19-21, 2007.     Santa Barbara, CA
  • Member-American Pediatric Surgical Association-National meeting ( 5/2006 )
     
  • Member- American College of Surgeons- Pedatric Surgery Section Meeting ( 1/2006 )
            Baerg, Chiriano   Oral Presentation  A Puzzling Case of Precocious Puberty in a Seven Year Old Girl  American College of Surgeons, Jan 20, 2006.  Santa Barbara, CA
  • Member-Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons- National and International Meeting ( 9/2005 )
     
  Special Projects
  • 2010-2011   Abstract Reviewer for Pediatric Academic Society Meeting,  Denver, Colorado      Focus:  Infant Nutrition and Resident Education ( 10/2010 - 5/2011 )
     
  • SAGES- Meeting March 2011. 20 hours of CME. Attended Lectures/ videos for Complications in Redo Nissen Fundoplication in Adults. How to teach Fundamentals of laparoscopic Surgery to Residents.  Personal education, development and planning of future education projects for general surgery residents.  San Antonio Tx ( 3/2011 )