Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Announcements

The 5th Annual Bruce Fund Scholar Visiting Lecturer Wednesday March 29th, 2017

The Queen's University Departments of Surgery and Urology invite you to a special presentation by Dr. Garnette R. Sutherland, MSc, MED, FRCPC, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Calgary

Dr Garnette Sutherland"What next...? The Nuances of Innovation in Medicine"

Wednesday March 29, 2017 at 5:00PM
School of Medicine Building
15 Arch Street
Queen's University
ROOM 132A

All welcome - Free Admission
Refreshments at 4:30pm

Please also join us for Dr Sutherland's Rounds Lecture that morning entitled

"Advancing Neurosurgery through Imaging and Robotics"

Wednesday March 29, 2017
07:30-08:30hrs
Etherington Hall Auditorium

Please click on the links below to view the posters for more information about these events:

Public Lecture at 5PM (Refreshments at 4:30PM)
Rounds Lecture at 7:30AM

Mark your Calendars! Friday March 31st The Charles Sorbie Department of Surgery Faculty Research Day

Friday, March 31 (8 – 4pm) at Ban Righ – lower Levana room.  

Every year, its main objective is to provide participants with an opportunity to enhance surgical research by familiarizing themselves with the research activities of others within the Department of Surgery at Queen’s University as well as provide research mentorship for our surgical residents. 
Guest speakers are invited to review the role of research in surgical education and its influence on industry.

Dr Andrew Hamilton member of medical team who brought back to life a Queen's student who froze to death

Dr Andrew Hamilton, cardiac surgeon in Queen's Department of Surgery at KGH, was a member of the medical team who miraculously brought back to life a Queen's student who froze to death on a Kingston pier. Full news story below

https://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2017/02/19/this-queens-student-froze-to-death-on-a-kingston-pier-heres-how-he-came-back-to-life.html


Dr Boris Zevin recognized by the American College of Surgeons for his contributions to the new ACS Operative Decision-making Workgroup

Dr Rudan wishes to congratulate Dr Boris Zevin for his contributions to an exciting new educational program that is being developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education. This program will specifically focus on intraoperative decision making and on surgical judgment. It will address the higher order cognitive skills to provide the best operative care to patients. The ACS has defined a broad range of content areas for this program and have created Workgroups to develop cases to address specific domains. Dr Zevin has been specially selected to serve as a Member of the Bariatric Decision-making Workgroup. This innovative program will undoubtedly promote excellence and safety in surgery.

Dr Lindsay Davidson and her team receive The Principal's Educational Technology Award

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf announced that Dr Lindsay Davidson, Associate Professor in our Department of Surgery, along with her team, have been chosen as this year's 'faculty' recipients of the Principal's Educational Technology Award. She has been invited to attend the Teaching Awards Reception on January 25, 2017 where she will be presented with a certificate to honour her innovative use of technology to enhance teaching and learning at Queen's University

http://queensu.ca/its/news/february-2017/educational-technology-awards-recipients
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