Applications Now Open for Toronto ASTS Accredited Fellowships

Toronto’s Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 2 positions beginning August 1, 2019. Entry is through the match conducted by the NRMP and all applicants must register to be eligible. Further details on the application process are available at the following link:...

AHPBA Toronto Reception

Former, current and future Toronto Fellows and Faculty gathered at the Annual Meeting in Miami last weekend for the first  AHPBA Toronto Reception. Many thanks to longstanding HPB Fellowship Director, Dr. Paul Greig, for organizing the event and all those in attendance. Special thanks to the Recipient of the AHBPA’s Nonie Lowry Distinguished Service Award for 2018, Dr. Bernard Langer and his wife, Ryna Langer....

Toronto Team Key Participant in $5-million Pan-Canadian Precision-medicine Initiative for Pancreas Cancer

Dr. Steven Gallinger, Head, HPB Surgery and Dr. Jennifer Knox, GI Oncology lead at Toronto’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, are among the Principal Investigators of the $5-million, pan-Canadian, precision-medicine initiative known as Enhanced Pancreatic Cancer Profiling for Individualized Care, or EPPIC. More than 100 patients from the McCain Centre for Pancreatic Cancer at the Princess Margaret have already participated in the COMPASS trial, which, combined with Vancouver research; provides the foundation upon which EPPIC will now expand. The inclusion of Montreal, Kingston, Ottawa, Calgary, and Edmonton is anticipated to increase the number of eligible patients in the study to 400. Further details are available at the following link: http://www.uhn.ca/corporate/News/Pages/UHN_researchers_key_players_expanded_national_pancreatic_cancer_study.aspx...

Toronto Fellowship Directors Speak at AHPBA Annual Meeting Tomorrow

Dr. Carol-anne Moulton, Toronto HPB Fellowship Co-director, will be the key note speaker at the  “Intraop Approaches for Success” session tomorrow morning  at the AHPBA Annual Meeting in Miami.  The session  runs from 10:30 – 12:30  and the title of her talk is “Coacing in the OR – Wait a Minute, Slow Down”.  Longstandng Toronto Fellowship Director, Dr. Paul Greig, will also participate in the session with his talk on “Handing Over the Reigns” , as well as Toronto Fellowship Alumnus Dr. Elijah Dixon, who will speak on “Avoiding Blood Loss”. Further details are available at the following...