Surgical Ethics Program Returning June 2018

The Toronto Surgical Ethics Program offers surgeons of all levels a platform to understand, discuss, and manage ethical issues that arise in surgical practice. Program Directors Drs. Karen Devon, Mark Camp and Ryan Snelgrove are planning to continue in that tradition with this year’s event program in June.


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Key Information

Event Date

Friday, June 1, 2018

Location

Chestnut Conference Centre at 89 Chestnut St.

Maximum Enrolment

50 people

Goals

Improve the ability of surgeons at all levels to understand, discuss, and manage ethical issues that arise in surgical practice.

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the challenges and a framework to address innovation in surgery
  • Confront and resolve conflicts encountered in dealing with organ trafficking
  • Apply ethical frameworks to the problem of professionalism
  • Discuss and advise on contemporary ethical issues that confront surgeons in everyday practice

Program Directors

Karen Devon MD MSc FRCSC
Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeon
Women’s College Hospital and University Health Network
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Toronto

Ryan Snelgrove MD FRCSC
Colorectal Surgeon
University Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Alberta

Mark Camp MD MSc FRCSC
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
The Hospital for Sick Children
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Toronto

Agenda

0900 Introduction
Karen Devon & Mark Camp
0910 Professionalism and the consequences of unprofessional behaviors
Carlos Pellegrini
1025 Coffee Break
1045 Innovation in Surgery
Nir Lipsman
1200 Lunch
1300 Organ Trafficking
Jed Gross
1415 Coffee Break
1435 Ethics Morbidity and Mortality Rounds
Karen Devon