Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Hands-on Workshops*

*Hands-on Workshops require additional registration and payment. Please see Workshops tab above for more information
0630 – 1530 Comprehensive Oncoplastic Partnership Workshop
1400 – 1700 Complex Abdominal Wound Management Workshop

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Sessions will include minimum 25% interactivity; Speakers will utilize ARS

0700 Breakfast and Registration
0800 Welcome
Carol Swallow

Session #1: Breast

Chair: Nancy Down

0815 How to handle the positive margin
Anees Chagpar
0835 Which patients with a positive sentinel node need a completion axillary dissection in 2019?
Ralph George
0850 Preoperative planning for optimal outcomes
Angel Arnaout
0910 Benign inflammatory conditions of the breast
Nancy Down
0925 Audience questions and panel discussion
0945 Community tumour board
Interactive case-based discussion to include: management of patient who is post neoadjuvant chemo with positive node; positive margins; postpartum breast cancer- role for genetics, recon, axillary sampling; phylloides tumour
Angel Arnaout, Anees Chagpar, Nancy Down, Ralph George
1015 Break

Session #2: Peri-Operative Care

Chair: Duncan Rozario

1045 Blood conservation for elective surgical procedures
Julie Hallet
1100 Tips and tricks for the modern management of complex wounds
Lloyd Smith
1120 Evidence-based postoperative opioid use
Sanjho Srikandarajah
1135 Optimizing the patient experience
Duncan Rozario
1150 Audience questions and panel discussion
1210 Lunch with Exhibitors

Session #3: Inguinal Hernia

Chair: Fred Brenneman

1325 How I do it: Shouldice repair
Claude Burul
1340 How I do it: Preperitoneal repair
Shannon Fraser
1400 How I do it: Laparoscopic repair
Jensen Tan
1415 How I do it: Lichtenstein repair
David Smith
1430 Audience questions and panel discussion
1455 Break

Session #4: Ventral Hernia

Chair: Mary-Anne Aarts

1525 Posterior component separation and TAR: Tips and Tricks
Shannon Fraser
1545 Robotic ventral hernia repair – what is the role?
Steve Maclellan
1600 Laparoscopic eTep
Fady Saleh
1615 Management of 5cm ventral hernia
Lloyd Smith
1630 Audience questions and panel discussion
1700 Adjournment

Friday, April 5, 2019

Sessions will include minimum 25% interactivity; Speakers will utilize ARS

0715 Breakfast

WOMEN IN SURGERY NETWORKING BREAKFAST: It’s not bossy when you’re the boss – How women lead

Chair: Nancy Baxter

Featured Speakers:  Lynn Mikula, Robin McLeod, Nancy Down

*Pre-registration required. Limited spaces.

0730 General Conference Breakfast and Registration

Session #5: Endoscopy

Chair: Nancy Baxter

0830 Endoscopic Management of GI Bleeding Part I:
Key Tips and Tricks that Make a Difference for the Patient with Upper GI Bleeding
Chris Teshima
0850 Endoscopic Management of GI Bleeding Part II:
Key Tips and Tricks that Make a Difference for the Patient with Lower GI Bleeding
Jeff Mosko
0905 Hot off the Press: New Guidelines for Surveillance after Polypectomy
Catherine Dubé
0920 The Underwater Path Works: Water-Aided Colonoscopy
Gabor Kandel
0935 Panel discussion and Audience Questions
1000 Break

Session #6: Upper GI Potpourri

Chair: John Hagen

1030 Use of esophageal manometry in work-up of motility disorders
François Julien
1050 What’s new in GIST?
Carol Swallow
1105 What’s new in gastric adenocarcinoma?
Sav Brar
1120 Indications for surgery for reflux in 2019
François Julien
1135 Audience questions and panel discussion
1155 Lunch with exhibitors

Session #7: Burnout

Co-Chairs: Peter Stotland and Stan Feinberg

1315 Am I Just a Stressed General Surgeon, or Could I be Experiencing Burnout?
Murray Erlich
1330 The Burnout Epidemic in Surgery
Lynn Mikula
1345 Audience Questions and Panel Discussion including Case Presentation
Pawan Kumar

Session #8: Trauma

Chair: Barb Haas

1415 Mass Casualty Preparedness
Najma Ahmed
1430 Damage Control Laparotomy – Why, When, and How?
Fred Brenneman
1445 New developments in surgical critical care – What you need to know now
Barb Haas
1500 Trauma consults in the ED – Managing expectations of your ED doc
Avery Nathens
1515 Audience questions and panel discussion
1535 Break

Session #9: Acute Care Surgery – Colorectal Emergencies

Chair: Darlene Fenech

1605 Avoidance and treatment of anastomotic leaks
François Letarte
1630 Emergency Surgery in the IBD patient
Anthony De Buck
1645 Surgery for diverticular disease in 2019
Sami Chadi
1700 Audience questions and panel discussion
1730 Adjournment

Saturday, April 6, 2019

0800 Breakfast and Registration

Small Group Sessions

Open to all participants. No pre-registration required.

0830-1000 Workshop 1 (repeated 1030-1200)
Breast tumour board**
Jory Simpson, Tulin Cil, Jennifer Croke and Christine Brezden-Masley
Room: Tom Thomson
**Participants are invited to bring cases for discussion
0830-1000 Workshop 2 (repeated 1030-1200)
Upper GI Video Clinic* – step-by-step through simple and complex endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures
Peter Stotland, Nicholas Gaudet and Jeff Mosko
Room: Carmichael Jackson
*Participants are invited to request topics in advance and bring their own videos
1200 Adjournment