Learning Objectives

  1. Factors that contribute to challenging encounters with patients.
  2. Strategies for managing patient encounters.
  3. Problem solving for barriers to effective interactions.


The directors will be facilitating small group and open discussion of case examples to strengthen skills in these areas.


The ASMBS round table lunches are designed to allow a unique opportunity for attendees to interact with faculty and other attendees in more of an informal-type instructional or discussion setting. The facilitators for each of these lunches will build a platform for discussion and networking and will answer any questions attendees might have. All round table lunches have a limit of 50 attendees. Register today before they are full!