Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer


Laurence Klotz has received significant recognition in recent years because of his outstanding leadership in prostate cancer management.

Roscoe Reid Graham Scholarship in Surgical Science in the Department of Surgery supports the academic activities of promising young faculty members within the first five years of their appointments. But who was Roscoe Reid Graham? And why was the Department of Surgery selected for this endowment fund?
As the mountain of evidence of predatory and misguided colonialist educational policy, “taking the Indian out of the child”, overwhelms our capacity to respond as individuals, I decided to use this column to offer three compass corrections to help us follow the path to reconciliation.
This year Kergin Lecturer Skeptical Scalpel, a deliberately anonymous retired Chairman of Surgery and Residency Director may unofficially be the most read surgeon-blogger on the internet.
Palmer Lecturer Tim Pawlik focused his lecture on the topic of perioperative transfusion looking at how to decrease unnecessary transfusions, save money and improved outcomes related to transfusion.
Charles Bosk, a distinguished social scientist and a careful student of the tribal customs, values, and beliefs of surgeons was this year’s Balfour Lecturer.
Jason Pennington, a member of the Huron-Wendat nation and a general surgeon at The Scarborough Hospital, is an active advocate for Indigenous Health issues at the Medical School, where he is one of the curricular leads in Indigenous Health Education.
Paul Greig and Jonathan Josse (GenSurg) have created a laparoscoic cholecystectomy video

Richard Hart (GenSurg, SJHC) is featured on the front page of the SJHC website
Chris Caldarone has been appointed as Surgeon-in-Chief at The Hospital for Sick Children

Julian Spears has been selected as the interim Division Head of Neurosurgery at St. Michael’s Hospital

Gelareh Zadeh Neurosurgery, has been named the Wilkins Family Chair in Neurosurgical Brain Tumour Research at UHN
Barbara (Dee) Ballyk has been chosen as the 2015 W.T. Aikins Award co- recipient in the category of Excellence in Course/Program Development

RJ Cusimano has been appointed as Interim Program Director for the Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto

Stephen Fremes is the 2015 recipient of the Charles H. Tator Surgeon-Scientist Mentoring Award

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