Three Decades of Outstanding Scientific Achievement

Richard Weisel
Richard Weisel wins the American Association for Thoracic Surgery’s Scientific Achievement Award, celebrating diligent application of the scientific method to advance the practice of cardiothoracic surgery.

Our American colleagues were profoundly interested to hear what Canadian surgeons had to say about the Canadian Health Care system – and awed by the messages they received.
Primitive and powerful tribal organizations preceded the corporations and parliaments of civil society, and tribalism persists today, influencing our decisions and trust relationships.
The 2009 Wilfred G. Bigelow Lecturer Matthew Howard compared the contemporary surgeon-scientist to the white rhinoceros, one of the first creatures to capture the public imagination as an endangered species.
Ab Guha has been working patiently to understand the molecular basis of malignant brain tumours, with the hope this knowledge will lead to novel therapies.
A fantastic cohort of new residents has beaten the competition to enter the Gallie Program in July 2009. 
In a stirring annual report, Richard Reznick surveyed the remarkable accomplishments and global impact of our Department.
Shady Ashamalla (GenSurg) won the CAGS/Covidien Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Canadian Association of General Surgeons meeting this past September.

Ivan Diamond (GenSurg)won the Clinical Research Paper Award (1st prize) at the Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons meeting in Halifax.
Save the Date: May 6 & 7 2010
Sharp Minds Skilled Hands Dinner & 36th Annual Gallie Research Day and Awards Reception

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