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Robotics Surgery Symposium

Join us October 20, 2020 in La Jolla!

The purpose of this course is to educate providers on the transformation of robotic surgery in health care at Scripps.

Conference Location

The Schaetzel Center

Scripps Memorial Hospital

9890 Genesee Ave

La Jolla, California 92037

Conference Details

Course Overview

This course is designed for primary care physicians and all levels of the medical care team. Attendees will learn about the surgical applications of robotic technology and the uniqueness of the robotic equipment. This program will highlight the benefits and cost efficiencies of robotic surgery versus traditional technologies. We will also discuss future applications. This is an opportunity for expert robotic surgeons to share their experiences with the attendees. There will be a general session which will review the surgeon accountability, dashboards, ERAS.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the use of the robotic surgical technology.
  • Demonstrate the structure of the robotic surgical team. 
  • Describe the balance between robotic technology economics and patient surgical quality outcomes. 
  • Identify the future of new applications for the robotic surgical technology.
  • Define the expectations of the robotic surgery program by setting the standards for utilization. 
  • Formulate decisions on appropriate and effective utilization of the robot.

Accreditation and Disclosures


Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event details

The Schaetzel Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9890 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Date and time

Tue, Oct 20, 2020

4:30 pm - 7 pm