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General Surgery ABSITE Prep Course

Oquendo Center

Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

General Surgery ABSITE Prep Course

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Resident   more info Jan 11, 2020 $350.00 $0.00

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Looking for a comprehensive review before you sit for the ABSITE? Learn from key experts who scored in the 95-99th percentile on their tests. Join us in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 11 for an 8-hour lecture series presented by dynamic instructors with a keen knowledge of the ABSITE. This course focuses on recurrent topics and their variations presented in question-based review to yield optimal outcomes.  



John Brosious, MD
Review Bio

  • Highest score in the country for the certifying examination of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
  • Highest ABSITE score in residency (99th percentile)
  • Gold Humanism Teaching Award
  • Resident Teaching Award
  • Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Plastic surgery:  University of Nevada School of Medicine







Andrew Silver, MD
Review Bio

  • Program Director’s Award, Highest Examination Score (99th percentile), 2013
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Inducted 2010
  • Undergraduate: BS, Chemistry, Rockhurst University, Summa Cum Laude
  • Medical School: MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Postgraduate Education
  • Residency: Integrated Plastic Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Chief Resident
  • Fellowship: Advanced Aesthetic Surgery (ASAPS Endorsed), The Plastic Surgery Center, Sacramento, CA

Joshua Goldman, MD

  • Highest ABSITE score 98th percentile
  • Gold Humanism Teaching Award
  • Resident Teaching Award
  • 2019 ACS International Scholar (acting as an ambassador to the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland)
  • Harvard Catalyst Program in Translational Research and the Doximity Authors Program.
  • Undergraduate: Stanford, Honors
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences
  • Residency: University Of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Integrated Craniomaxillofacial & Reconstructive Microsurgery, Michigan

Shawn Tsuda, MD, FACS
Review Bio

  • Highest ABSITE Score in residency, 2 years (95th percentile)
  • Resident Teaching Award 2007
  • Chairman’s Attending Teaching Award 2010
  • Contributor to General Surgery Board Prep Book
  • Undergraduate: University of Hawaii
  • Medical School: John A. Burns School of Medicine, HI
  • Residency: University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School




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  1. Practice ABSITE questions derived from SCORE, test banks, and examinees in a fun, low-pressure, and interactive environment
  2. Acquire visual learning tools for high-yield topics that can be implemented on-the-fly during the ABSITE
  3. Learn exam-taking strategies from high-scoring experts and faculty with exam-writing experience


  • This course is designed for general surgery residents studying for the ABSITE


  • 8-Hour didactic instruction 
  • Woking lunch included (Bonus Presentation: Test-taking Strategies)
  • Course notes
  • Helpful visual study cues 

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Our official lodging partner is Courtyard Las Vegas Henderson/Green Valley. Special lodging discounts are available to participants attending courses at the Oquendo Center. Please make these arrangements once you have purchased your course by calling 702.434.4700 and be sure to mention that you are attending a course at the Oquendo Center. To make a reservation online, please click here


Our state-of-the-art facility with nearly 70,000 square feet of meeting space devoted to practical, clinical, and knowledge-based learning was distinctively designed and built for professionals to share, communicate, teach and learn. It is an incomparable venue encompassing a variety of meeting spaces and an open canvas for any function or event. We host medical meetings, hands-on labs, lectures and workshops as well as social events, dinners, receptions, and networking events, all in the heart of the world’s most exciting and entertaining city. Take a peek, explore our facility and reserve a date for your next event.




Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Participants must be a current medical resident to attend.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is readily available at the Oquendo Center. Shuttle transportation from the partner hotel will be available.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have questions regarding this event, please contact our team at 866.800.7326 or

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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. Please present your ID to our team upon arrival. Your ticket is not needed. 

Can I update my registration information?

Sure.  Please contact our team at 866.800.7326 or

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No, please call Paula Deal at 866.800.7326 and cancel if you are not able to attend. A $50 cancellation fee will apply.

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Oquendo Center
2425 East Oquendo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89120

Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

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