***APPLY NOW!!!CRS Virtual Education Leadership Committee and Surgical Education Fellowship***

Applications are open to join our team for the upcoming academic year! We are looking for motivated individuals dedicated to the growth of the Colorectal Surgery Virtual Education Series. Applicants for our Leadership Team must be a colorectal surgery fellow in the upcoming academic year (2023-2024)Leadership Application

and Information: https://forms.gle/Zw5xC9v4u6pYikkZ8…

We will also be offering 1-2 surgical education fellowship positions to general surgery residents for the upcoming academic year (2023-2024). This is a new position and we anticipate it will evolve over the course of the year. We are looking for motivated individuals who are interested in digital surgical education. Residents interested in pursuing colorectal surgery fellowship are preferred. We expect a time commitment of 5-10 hours a week. Duties will start July 1st, 2023. Dr. Matthew Bobel will serve as the primary fellowship mentor.Surgical Education Fellowship Application and Information:https://forms.gle/CTjuyiknmcgWtK1p6…

3.26.23: Pilonidal Disease, Truths, Myths, and Pearls with Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg

Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg graduated magna cum laude/Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College
after which he completed medical school at the University of Chicago. He trained in general
surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and also completed a fellowship in Surgical
Nutrition at Harvard. He first encountered the cleft-lift approach for pilonidal disease during his
colon and rectal surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota, and deepened this
understanding of the technique with John and Tom Bascom in 2001. Since then, they have
partnered to further evolve the technique. Dr. Sternberg now specializes in patients with
challenging recurrences, treating over 1500 individuals and has a less than 1% recurrence rate
and has been able to fix those who have recurred. Patients now travel from all over the United
States, Canada, and elsewhere to San Francisco with challenging pilonidal problems for his care.
Since completing his colon and rectal surgery fellowship in 2000, Dr. Sternberg has practiced
general and colon and rectal surgery in San Francisco at California Pacific Medical Center where
he has served as a Surgical Director of the IBD Center and on the hospital medical executive

3.19.23 APDCRS Robotics – TME Dissection with Dr. Amanda McClure

Amanda M. McClure, MD, FASCRS, FACS, is a board-certified general and colon and rectal surgeon. Dr. McClure specializes in robotic and laparoscopic surgery, as well as minimally invasive transanal procedures. She has clinical interests in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer. Dr. McClure specializes in treating diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal disorders including hemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and fistulas. She performs specialized testing and treatment for pelvic floor disorders, including constipation and fecal incontinence.