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ASPIRE Newsletter from the Department of Surgery

  This Fall 2016 edition of the JGH Department of Surgery Newsletter presents a wide range of on-going advances in surgery-related research collaborations into the design and development of patient healthcare simulation models, new regenerative medical treatments for patients with diabetes, posters and abstracts from the colorectal surgery department that were presented at the 2016 CAGS as well as reflections by summer observerships.

    Fall 2016

 

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This issue provides commentary from Subject Matter Experts on the ITCSP event, some of the topics discussed and why this event is important to medical training.  There is a link to the event brochure for those interested in following up on the topics and presenters.  The presentations and discussions were filmed and the videos will be available soon.

     There is an announcement on the release of the 14 new bilingual Surgical Training Unit videos now available for all surgical students and residents.  The issue also offers a look at some patient simulation cross- disciplinary collaborative work on one of the treatment models currently under development as well as an introduction to the new Experimental Surgery Department researcher looking into technology and orthopaedics.  The link to view the complete newsletter is indicated below.

   May 2016

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 This issue congratulates the recent staff accomplishments and showcases some of the innovative research work being done with the help of the NSQIP database. It also presents current research publications by staff as well as resident training issues open for comment.

  September 2015

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Among other things, this edition offers an overview of some of the issues discussed and comments offered during the Impact of Technological Change on the Surgical Profession: Past, Present, Future held this past May.    It also provides updates on the projects to design and develop new surgical teaching materials as well as the ongoing research into improving patient care led by Dr. Simon Bergman and Lawrence Rosenberg.

  June 2015

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Among other things, this edition highlights an innovative brain surgery technique being performed here by Dr. Salvatore Di Maio as well as improvements in the use of blood transfusion during orthopeadic surgeries.

  December 2014

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This edition gives tribute to surgical colleague and mentor Dr. Jacob Garzon who is retiring from surgical practice after more than fifty years, a virtual lifetime, of tireless dedication to aspiring surgeons and patients.  It also honours the compassion and dedication of Jack Cohen for forty-five years of service at the JGH

  September 2014
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Along with this being the first contribution from the new interim Chief of Surgical Services, this edition highlights the innovative thyroid work of Dr. Richard Payne as well as an animated conversation with OR Team Leader  Sylvie Laferrier.

  APRIL 2014

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