Canadian Surgery Forum: Resident Education Symposium

Each year at the Canadian Surgery Forum (CSF), the Residents’ Committee chairs a symposium on a topic that is relevant and interesting to resident members of CAGS.

Toronto, Ontario, 2016
Title: How to Become a Successful Residency Program: Variations in Program Structure and Subjective Impact on Performance
Date: Friday, September 9th, 2016
Speakers: Dr. Teodor Grantcharov (General Surgeon, University of Toronto), Dr. Morad Hameed (General Surgeon, University of British Columbia), Dr. Richard Reznick (General Surgeon, Queen’s University)

Previous Topics

  • Quebec City, Quebec 2015: More Competent in Less Time – The Future of General Surgery?
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, 2014: Credential Creep in Surgery: Is “FRCSC” No Longer Enough?
  • Ottawa, Ontario, 2013: The Battle for Endoscopy: Preserving the General Surgeon’s Scope of Practice in Residency Training
  • Calgary, Alberta, 2012: Transition to Community Practice in General Surgery: is Post-Residency Training Required
  • London, Ontario, 2011: Competency-Based Training
  • Quebec City, Quebec, 2010: Resident Work Hour Restrictions
  • Victoria, BC, 2009: International Surgery Experiences During Residency
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2008: Simulators in Residency Training and How to Pass the Royal College Exam
  • Toronto, Ontario, 2007: Career Development