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Advanced Residents Laparoscopic Surgery Course 2025

Advanced Residents Laparoscopic Surgery Course 2025
February 06 - 07, 2025
50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6

St. Joseph's Healthcare | Campbell Auditorium

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS) Skills Lab    |    room:  T2141

2nd Floor Tower of  St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, ON

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to incorporate the following important behaviours and practice guidelines into their clinical practice:

  • discuss the principles of trocar incision and diagnostic laparoscopy
  • to understand principles, techniques, results and complications of advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • to identify limiting factors for laparoscopic colectomy, bariatric surgery, and foregut surgery 
  • to learn the surgical skills and techniques required to safely and effectively perform laparoscopic surgery
  • to keep current with peer-reviewed literature relevant to the course topic

Target Audience

  • PGYs 3 & 4
  • Fellows
  • Surgeons

7:00am- Registration and Breakfast
7:15am- Talks/Presentation
8:20am- Surgery Video Sessions
3:15pm- Hands-on Practice in Dry Skills Lab
5:00pm - Adjourn

8:00am- Sign-in and Breakfast
8:15am- Talks/Presentations by faculty speakers
10am- Hands-on Practice in Wet Lab
1:30pm- Evaluations and Certificates

*Subject to change without notice.

Scott Gmora, MD
Associate Professor
Minimally Invasive GI and Bariatrics
McMaster University

General Surgeon
Scott Gmora, MD

General Surgeon
Mehran Anvari, MD

CMAS Manager
Marie Fairgrieve

Education Coordinator
Magda Gillies

Great for lap suture practice. Great for important gen surg material discussions in lecture.

General Surgery Resident


Thank you for all the time and effort it took to arrange this course. It was extremely helpful - especially the opportunity to try difficult approaches and problem solve in the wet lab.

General Surgery Resident

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CMAS  Education Coordinator


Phone:   905.522.1155  x 35144

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