Presidential Invited Lecture

A tradition of the AHPBA is for the current president to invite a speaker to the Annual Meeting. The intent of the Presidential Invited Lecture is to engage and educate members by inviting a lecturer who has inspired the AHPBA President.

2024   Jesse Ehrenfeld MD | Reinventing the Future of Medicine

2023   Jo Shapiro MD | When “Walking it Off” Is Not a Sustainable Strategy: Peer Support to Mitigate the Emotional Toll of Medical Errors

2022   IHPBA World Congress

2021    Selwyn M. Vickers MD | Leading in Times of Crisis: Rising to the Challenge

2020    Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD | Vascular Resection in Liver Surgery

2019    Julie Fleshman JD, MBA| Patient Advocacy: Partners in Progress

2018    Scott Page | University of Michigan | The Diversity Bonus: How Cognitive and Identity Diversity Improve Outcomes

2017    John Cameron MD | Pancreatic Surgery: Halsted to the Present

2016    IHPBA World Congress

2015    Paul Greig MD| Preparing the Next Generation of HPB Surgeons: Fellowships & Mentorships

2014    Goran Klintmalm | Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Liver Transplantation – The Hope for a Cure

2013    Leslie H. Blumgart MD | Historical Development of Specialty HPB Surgery

2012    David Nagorney MD | Hepatic Surgery: Past, Present, and Future

2011    Frank R. Lewis MD | Improving Surgical Residency Training: Future Alternatives

2010    IHPBA World Congress

2009    Josef E. Fischer MD | Au Royaume des Aveugles, les Borgnes Sont Rois

2008    R. Scott Jones MD | Current Topics in Healthcare

2007    Haile T. Debas MD | Global Health: Challenges and Opportunities

2006    R. Scott Jones MD | Quality Improvement in Surgery