Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Announcements

Dr Jay Engel, Dr Sunil Patel and Dr Boris Zevin, of Queen's Department of Surgery are winners of the 2017-2018 Innovation Fund

We are pleased to announce that Dr Jay Engel, Dr Sunil Patel, and Dr Boris Zevin are winners of the 2017-2018 Innovation Fund. The reviewers received 37 novel and wide-ranging proposals, which is twice the number received in any previous year. With a $650K budget, the Innovation Fund Review Committee had a challenging job selecting the projects. Eight projects were selected for funding with three of them being from our Department of Surgery. Congratulations!

C. Jay Engel: "Navigated iKnife: lumpectomy navigation with mass spectrometry tissue analysis."

Sunil Patel: "The use of a novel smartphone application and the quality of bowel preparation for colonoscopy, a randomized controlled trial."

Boris Zevin: "Holographically augmented tutor for assessment and training in open surgery."

Dr Caitlin Yeo is the 1st recipient of “The Dr. Michael Chan Award in General Surgery” presented at the 2017 General Surgery Annual Holiday Party

We are pleased to announce that Caitlin Yeo, is the 1st recipient of “The Dr. Michael Chan Award in General Surgery” presented at the 2017 General Surgery Annual Holiday Party by Dr. Chan on Friday December 8th

The award was initiated by Dr. Michael Chan (in consultation with the Division of General Surgery) and intended to reward excellence in clinical care.  The award is to be presented annually to a general surgery resident who consistently demonstrated dedication to the delivery of compassionate, comprehensive care of patients.  The award will hopefully inspire residents in the general surgery program to always pursue excellence in clinical care.

Dr Julie Chan

Dr. Andrea Winthrop Honoured As The 2017 John Provan Outstanding Surgical Educator Award

The Canadian Undergraduate Surgical Education Committee (CUSEC) executive recently honoured Dr. Andrea Winthrop as the 2017 John Provan Outstanding Surgical Educator Award. The award is presented every two years to one surgeon who has made a significant contribution to undergraduate medical education. The award is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Surgical Chairs.

Queen’s surgical pioneer receives top health science award

Queen’s University researcher John Rudan (Surgery) has been formally inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship, one of Canada’s premier academic honours. An internationally recognized trailblazer in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Rudan was selected for his global leadership, academic performance and scientific creativity.

Click here to read the full article in the Queen's Gazette


Dr John Rudan

Kingston doctors perform Canadian first

We are excited to share this recent news article from the Kingston Whig-Standard which profiles The Kingston Health Sciences Centre's recent announcement of its successful completion of the first hybrid cardiac ablation in Canada with our Department of Surgery's Dr Gianluigi Bisleri working with Dr Ben Glover. Please see the full article at the link below!

http://www.thewhig.com/2017/07/10/kingston-doctors-perform-canadian-first

 

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