Hand-Tying Workshop (SIG)

We are excited to present our Hand-Tying Workshop! Hand-tying is an important skill that surgeons use in the OR and like suturing, it’s best to start practicing early to build your skill and dexterity. We will be going over how to do the one-handed tie (which is the most commonly used one) and if time …

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Movember Men’s Cancer Talk (OncIG x SIG)

Medical Oncologist Dr. Al Lawati and Radiation Oncologist Dr. Tesolin will be speaking about prostate cancer and other cancers affecting men; specifically about epidemiology, screening and the role of medical oncology/urology and radiation oncology in treating these cancers.

Introduction to Gynecologic Oncology (SIG x WHIG x OncIG)

Come join the Surgery Interest Group (SIG), the Women’s Health Interest Group (WHIG), and the Oncology Interest Group (OncIG) on Monday, November 13 from 12:30pm-1:30pm to learn about the amazing specialty of gynecologic oncology with Dr. Sarah Sinasac, a gynecologic oncologist and the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program Director at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Sinasac …

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Introduction to Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery (SIG x PedSIG)

*Please note we needed to reschedule this talk from 6:00-7:00pm to 12:30-1:20pm* Join us for our Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery talk on November 23rd from 12:30pm-1:20pm! Dr. Kevin Smit, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon will be discussing a career in orthopedics, life in an OR, and his amazing work at CHEO! Link: **You will get one …

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OR Etiquette Workshop (SIG)

Save the date! On Monday, November 6th (5:00-7:00pm) we will be hosting our ‘Operating Room Etiquette Workshop’! Heidi Easy-Dannehl, a TOH operating room nurse educator will be sharing her insights on how to navigate the OR! We will be discussing the in’s and out’s of the OR, how to conduct yourself in the operating room, …

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Mohs Surgery (DIG x SIG)

DIG and SIG are excited to be collaborating for a talk on Mohs Surgery! Mohs Surgery is a precise surgical technique in which the complete excision of skin cancer is checked by microscopic margin control. It offers the highest cure rates while maximizing preservation of healthy tissue. The talk will be given by Dr. Jillian …

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Introduction to General Surgery (SIG)

Students will hear from Dr. Jacinthe Lampron, a general surgeon and the current Medical Trauma Director at The Ottawa Hospital. We will also have Dr. Jeremy Lee, a general surgery resident (PGY-3) enrolled in the Surgeon-Scientist program. Topics will include an average day in the OR, residency experiences, work-life balance, and fellowship training. These are …

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