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 yearโ€™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
Womenโ€™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

0830-0900 Registration and Continental Breakfast
0900-0910 Introduction
0910-0930 Organ Trafficking
Jed Gross
0930-0945 Breakout Groups
0945-1025 Reports from the breakout groups, discussion and summation
1025-1045 Coffee Break
1045-1105 Innovation in Surgery
Nir Lipsman
1105-1120 Breakout Groups
1120-1200 Reports from the breakout groups, discussion and summation
1200-1300 Lunch
1300-1320 Transgender Surgery
Yonah Krakowski
1320-1335 Breakout Groups
1335-1415 Reports from the breakout groups, discussion and summation
1415-1435 Coffee Break
1435-1455 Ethics M and Ms
Karen Devon
1455-1550 Reports from the breakout groups, discussion and summation
1550-1600 Participant course evaluations