ERAS: Emerging Evidence on the Role of Nutrition to Improve Outcomes
|Date:||24 March 2019|
|Location:||Phoenix, Arizona, United States|
This video shows an interview with Samir Awad, MD, MPH, FACS, a surgeon from Baylor, whom we filmed at the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference 2019 held in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in March 2019. In this video, Dr. Awad discusses the role of nutrition within ERAS (enhanced recovery after surgery) protocols and his experience at his institution as to how it can improve outcomes for surgical patients.
Samir Awad, MD, MPH
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair of Surgical Quality & Safety
Baylor College of Medicine
Dr Awad is a professor, the Vice-Chair for Surgical Quality and Safety, and the Chief of Surgical Critical Care at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. Dr. Awad has worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs since 2000. He has served as the Operative Care Line Associate Executive, Chief of General Surgery, and as the Medical Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the MEDVAMC. His areas of specialty include: liver, pancreas, and acute care surgery; as well as minimally invasive surgical procedures. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and is a member of the Association for Academic Surgeons, the Society of University Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Surgical Infection Society, and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.