The Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society
Research Day

June 12, 2020

**At this point we are planning forward with The Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day on June 12, 2020. We understand the uncertainties in this unprecedented time, and are carefully monitoring the situation. We will post any changes to our plans on our website.**


Nathan A. Womack Distinguished Visiting Professor

Caprice Christian Greenberg, MD, MPH
Professor of Surgery
Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Health Services Research
University of Wisconsin – Madison


ABOUT Caprice Christian Greenberg, MD, MPH

Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH is a tenured Professor of Surgery and the Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Health Services Research at the University of Wisconsin. She is a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer and a health services researcher focused on improving patient safety and quality of care. She completed a general surgery residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Masters of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, as well as a surgical oncology fellowship at the Partners-Dana Farber Cancer Center. Following her clinical and research fellowship training, she joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 2007. She was recruited to the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011 to serve as Director for the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program, where she has also served as the Vice Chair of Research.  While in Wisconsin, she has developed the Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin and the Academy for Surgical Coaching.  Dr. Greenberg has served as Recorder and President of the Association for Academic Surgery and President of the Surgical Outcomes Club, which she helped to found.



Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2020 Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day scheduled to take place on Friday, June 12 at the Koury Oral Health Sciences Building.

Previously presented abstracts/posters are acceptable. Case reports are not acceptable. Mandatory attendance and participation with abstract submission is asked of all residents. Submissions from fellows and medical students are also encouraged and welcomed.

Abstracts must be less than 3000 characters including spaces. Top-ranked abstract submissions will be selected for oral presentations. Applicants selected for oral presentations will be informed by late May. Prizes will be awarded for the top oral and poster (basic science and clinical) presentations.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically through the online submission formThe deadline for submission is Sunday, May 10th by 11:59 pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.

For more information or questions about Research Day, please contact  or visit our website: for helpful hints/templates.



This year’s event will take place on the ground floor of the UNC School of Dentistry (Koury Oral Health Sciences Building). The School is located on the UNC Campus at 385 South Columbia Street.

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM Poster Set-Up and Registration
Main Street (Ground Floor)

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Resident Career Development Session with Dr. Greenberg (Lunch)
G508 (Ground Floor)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Poster Presentations
Main Street (Ground Floor)

2:00 PM – 3:45 PM Oral Presentations
G411 (Ground Floor)

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Nathan A. Womack Distinguished Visiting Professor Keynote Lecture
Dr. Greenberg, MD, MPH
G411 (Ground Floor)