Final Days to Apply for Toronto Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship

Applications for Toronto’s ASTS-accredited Transplant Fellowship close at midnight on Friday (April 1). You must register with NRMP (http://www.nrmp.org/) and forward your CV, Letters of Reference and NRMP registration number to TORONTOTRANSPLANTFELLOWSHIP@uhn.ca. For further details please visit the TorontoAOTransplantFellowship website – Application Process...

Dr. David Kooby, Director of Surgical Oncology at Emory, to speak with Toronto HPB Staff, Fellows and Residents on “Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer”, Thursday March 31st

Dr. David Kooby, Professor of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and Director of Surgical Oncology, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, will hold a special seminar for the McCain Pancreas Cancer Centre group next Thursday, March 31. The McCain group offers highly specialized, multidisciplinary care for patients with pancreatic cancer and consists of surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, nurses, researchers, residents and fellows from the Toronto General Hospital and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (McCain Centre). Trainees and staff will have the rare opportunity to learn and discuss “Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer” with Dr. Kooby.  His seminar will focus on surgical care and inclusion of a multidisciplinary approach with original data and some research-in-progress. Dr. Kooby is in Toronto next week speaking for the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto as this year’s honoured John Palmer Lecturer, (Friday April 1)....

TVASurg New Video Release – Standard Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

The TVASurg team, along with Dr. Shiva Jayaraman from St. Joseph’s Health Centre, is happy to announce our second video in the difficult laparoscopic cholecystectomy series. This case focuses on the standard approaches in a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and is one of many cases in an upcoming video series. http://pie.med.utoronto.ca/tvasurg/TVASurg_content/surg/PB_difficultCholecystectomy_standard.html Stay tuned for more updates in...

Applications and NRMP Registration for Toronto’s Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship Open Today

Applications for Toronto’s ASTS-accredited Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship open today, Mar. 2, 2016.  Applicants must register with the NRMP (http://www.nrmp.org/fellowships/abdominal-transplant-surgery-match/) to be considered and registration numbers must be submitted with all applications. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. For further details please visit the TorontoAOTransplant website:...