2023 April 6 - Surgery Grand Rounds - How to Do Surgery on Mars: A Story of Automation in Surgery

April 6, 2023

How to Do Surgery on Mars: A Story of Automation in Surgery


Jimmy Pak, MD, MS
Vascular Surgery
Kaiser Oakland Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery


Danyal Fer, MD, Department of Surgery UCSF East Bay 

Statement of Disclosure:

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland/Richmond has determined that none of the speakers, planning committee members, and consultants for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland/Richmond does not endorse any brand name products.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland/Richmond is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital Oakland/Richmond designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM.. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurses may report up to a maximum of 1.0 hours of credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.



Target Audience

All surgical specialists. Medicine specialist and other interested clinicians are invited to attend within their scope of practice where applicable.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this education, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain what type of analysis of surgical video can be performed by AI and what are current limitations.

  2. Explain the current state of the art of surgical robotics and automation.

  3. Explain the implications of the incorporation of artificial intelligence into surgical practice and more broadly.



Additional Information

Oakland Medical Center
Conference room: 
Virtual Meeting
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/06/2023 - 8:00am PDT
Event ends: 
04/06/2023 - 9:00am PDT
Oakland Medical Center
Oakland, CA 94611
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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