MSS Annual Meeting

May 3-4, 2024

The Lofton Hotel Minneapolis
601 N 1st Ave
Minneapolis, MN

2024 Program Committee
Tara Krosch, MD – MSS President
Chris LaRocca, MD – MSS Secretary/Treasurer
Denise Klinkner, MD – COT Chair
Sonja Boatman, MD
Tyler Goettl, MD
David Rea, MD
Cornelius Thiels, DO

Questions? Email janna@mnsurgicalsociety.org


May 3, 2024
Abstract Session | Presidential Plenary Session with Discussants: .75 credits
Guest Speaker Session | Cancer Update Session: 1 credit (Cancer/Breast mandate 1 hour) 1 hour SA credit
Guest Speaker Session | Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures –
Why We Do What We Do & What We Will Do in the Future: 1.0 credit (trauma mandate 1 hour) 1 hour SA credit
Abstract Breakout: Breakout Room One | Surgical Oncology: .50 credit (cancer mandate .5 hour)
Abstract Breakout Room Two | Non-Oncologic Clinical Talks– .50 credit
Abstract Session | Trauma Paper Competition: .75 credit (trauma mandate .75 hour)
Guest Speaker Session | Trauma Informed Care: 1.0 credit (trauma mandate 1.0 hour) 1 hour SA credit

May 4, 2024
Abstract Session | Clinical Talks: .75 credits
Guest Speaker Session | Surgery in the Artificial Intelligence Era: .50 credit; .5 hour SA credit
Panel Discussion | Finding your Practice – Tips and Learnings: .75 credits
Medical Student, Resident and Trainee Lunch: 1 credit


Please complete the online evaluation form to claim your total CME credits for the
MSS Annual Meeting. Have your ACS ID ready. To receive a CME certificate please complete this form by July 2, 2024.


  • Learners must complete the SA post-test within 10 days after the conclusion of the CME Activity – this test will close Tuesday, May 14, 2024.
  • Learners must obtain a performance level of 75%. If 75% is not achieved, you can re-take the post-test in order to receive your SA credits.
  • The maximum number of Self-Assessment credits is 3.5 for this program.


The Lofton Hotel Minneapolis
601 N 1st Ave
Minneapolis, MN

There is no room block for the hotel.