Guest Speaker: Mr Gregory Thomas, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St Mark's Hospital and LNWUH NHS Trust, Target Audience: General Surgical Trainees
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RCSEd have partnered with ACPGBI to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on colorectal surgery. The webinar will update the colorectal community on the latest information and developments and explore how we can respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic together.
This webinar will cover diagnosis and management of conditions involving the appendix ranging from the common to the rare and atypical. It will also cover challenging cases, difficulties encountered at surgery, and potential treatment strategies. The presentation will include key aspects of management of early and advanced appendiceal tumours that are relevant to surgeons in training, general, and colorectal surgeons.
ACPGBI held a virtual annual meeting from 5th to 8th July 2020. The theme of the meeting was TIME – Thoughtful Inspiring Motivational Exciting - of our time, your time, looking beyond our times…
Colorectal Goes Viral is an innovative educational series of 6 webcasts that will connect and inspire the global colorectal community. ACPGBI have partnered with international colorectal leaders to discuss their vision for the future of our specialty in post-COVID times.
We are very grateful to Johnson and Johnson for funding the series.
The closing plenary was held on Wednesday 8th July at 5pm started with the PRESIDENTAL handover ceremony to incoming President Steven Brown and was followed by “Tomorrow’s World Today” with five inspirational speakers including Elmi Muller from Cape Town.
In ASGBI’s centenary year, ACPGBI salutes ASGBI @100 with The Art of the Appendix symposium held on Wednesday 8th July
The first plenary on Wednesday 8th July at 3pm opened with the final TIME talk from Tamzin Cuming on “An eagle's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand”. The Research Symposium followed and the session closed with the Dukes' Keynote Lecture from Nancy Baxter, Toronto & Melbourne entitled “Reflections on a career training tomorrow’s colorectal surgeons”.
The second plenary on Tuesday 7th July at 5pm begun with a TIME talk from Angus Watson entitled “Home sweet FitHome” before a symposium on International Perspectives on Colorectal Recovery with Patricia Sylla, New York, Antonino Spinelli, Milan and Omar Faiz, London. The plenary closed with the BDRF Keynote Lecture on “Harnessing the power of digital technology for surgical patients” from Simon Bach.