Pediatric Surgeons Kick-Off 2016 Lunchtime Lecture Series at Shriners Hospital

Pediatric Colorectal Surgery will be the topic of discussion when Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California kicks off its 2016 Lunchtime Lecture series on Friday, January 29. The lecture begins at 12 noon in the hospital boardroom.

Shriners Hospital pediatric surgeons Jacob Stephenson, M.D., and Rebecca Stark, M.D., will lead the discussion that will focus on anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung’s Disease. In 2014, the Northern California Shriners Hospital broadened its nationally recognized programs to include pediatric surgery. The pediatric surgery program serves children with gastro-intestinal diseases, anorectal disorders, and chest wall malformations.

The Shriners lunchtime lectures are designed to engage and educate health care professionals and the Sacramento community at large. The series promotes the hospital’s mission to advance the lives of children through medical treatment, teaching and research.  Health professionals and interested members of the community are invited to attend. Brown bag lunches are welcome. Reservations are not required. Free parking is available in the Shriners Hospital garage.

For information about The Lunchtime Lecture and other continuing education opportunities at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, call the Staff Development office at 916-453-2041.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research. Located at 2425 Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California provides care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis. Care is provided regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For further information call 916-453-2000.


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