Featuring interactive lectures, case presentations and smaller workshops

Information for the Update in General Surgery will be posted soon.
Review last year’s goals and topics below for a preview of
what to expect in 2019!

2018 Program Goals

This four-day program will give you the opportunity to be part of interactive lectures and case presentations and will conclude with smaller workshops. Delegates will be given opportunities to present their own cases and exchange ideas in an open dialogue with faculty.

2018 Hot Topics

  • Breast cancer in young women
  • Open inguinal hernia repair – back to basics
  • Colonoscopy report cards
  • Nonoperative management of rectal cancer
  • Second careers for surgeons
  • Staying out of trouble in the RUQ

Target Audience

  • Practising general surgeons
  • Subspecialty surgeons (acute care surgery, MIS, surgical oncology, colorectal)
  • General surgery residents
  • Surgical fellows
  • Allied Health

Hands-On Workshops

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Participants may participate in one workshop ONLY on Wednesday

  • Oncoplastics*: taking it to the next level – Full Day. Pre-registration and additional fee required
  • Laparoscopic colectomy*: dissection & reconstruction
    1. Hands on and Didactic Sessions – Full Day. Pre-registration and additional fee required
    2. Didactic Session Only – 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Pre-registration and additional fee required

Saturday, April 14, 2018

  • Temporary abdominal closure – Sat April 14, 2018 – 1.5 hours. Offered twice

*Additional registration required