Surgical coaching can change the way you learn and develop. As one of our inaugural Surgical Coaches, you can lead this change. 

Join us on Saturday, March 28 for a Surgical Coach Training in Jacksonville, FL at the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS)*. This session will be led by Cara King, DO and Addi Faerber, PhD.

*Please note that you do not need to be an SGS member, or be attending the SGS Annual Scientific Meeting in order to participate in this training.

Participants will be awarded 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and ABS MOC Part 2 Points. After completion of this training, participants will have the opportunity to coach surgeons and receive honoraria through the Academy for Surgical Coaching.

For question, please contact Addi Faerber.


In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Surgery (ABS)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Surgery’s (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS MOC credit.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 0.4 continuing education units (CEUs) or 4.0 hours.


11:00 am
Introduction to Surgical Coaching
11:30 am
Peer/Partnership Coaching
Characteristics of an Effective Coach
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Peer Coaching Sessions
Understanding the Surgeons Receiving Coaching
Training Video Review
3:30 pm
“When Coaching Goes Wrong:” Potential Derailleurs
Mock Coaching Sessions
5:00 pm
Training Ends



March, 28 2020

11:00 AM


28 Spots Remaining


$400.00 per participant

Event Location

Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel

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Session Leaders
Cara King, DO

Cara King, DO

Surgeon, Surgical Coach, and Instructor
Addi Faerber, PhD

Addi Faerber, PhD