Back in Action – Emerging From the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Webinar for General Surgeons

Webinar Video

As operating rooms and endoscopy suites gradually return to activity, there is much for the general surgeon to consider!

Full Webinar Details

Brought to you by the 2020 Update in General Surgery Program Committee

This free webinar will provide you with tips, tricks and expert advice on keeping yourself, your staff and your patients safe, dealing with backlogs and the need for ongoing prioritization of cases. Join us for an interactive panel discussion on the steps you can take to make your transition as smooth and safe as possible.

Documents for Reference

Topics covered will include:

Ramping up safely and strategically
Speaker: Dr. Najma Ahmed, Interim Surgeon-In-Chief, St. Michael's Unity Health Toronto; Ontario Health Clinical Services Recovery Planning Committee

So, is it really safe to do Laparoscopy?
Speaker: Dr. John Hagen, Surgeon-In-Chief, Humber River Hospital

When can I do colonoscopies again?
Speaker: Dr. Peter Stotland, North York General Hospital; Assistant Program Director


Dr. Carol Swallow
University of Toronto Division of General Surgery


Dr. Danielle Bischof
Mount Sinai Hospital

Accreditation Information

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – Section 1 – 1.5 hours
College of Family Physicians Canada – 1.5 Mainpro+ credits

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