Master Heading Workshops, Symposiums, and Conferences Content The Department of Surgery hosts a variety of events throughout the year featuring speakers from the Texas Medical center and around the country on topics and innovations in the area of surgery. Heading Upcoming Events Terms Advances in Critical Care Item Definition Oct. 13-14, 2022 This annual conference Department of Surgery at Baylor College Medicine, will features speakers from the Texas Medical Center and around the country from all aspects of critical care. THORACon: Advanced Lung Disease Item Definition Dec. 10-11, 2021 This conference provides engaging state-of-the-art multidisciplinary lectures focused on the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs. Research Symposium Item Definition Date to be announced. This annual symposium highlight the academic achievements of the trainees in our department. THORACon: Esophageal Disease Conference Item Definition Date to be announced. The conference promotes interdisciplinary practices among physicians and other healthcare practitioners through engaging lectures to optimize the care of patients with esophageal disorders. Spino-Plastic Reconstruction Conference Item Definition Aug. 6, 2022 The Spino-Plastic Reconstruction Conference provides spine surgeons from both the neurosurgery and orthopedic care team members and plastic surgeons the latest advances and innovations in spinal surgery.