From crude forceps and simple saws, to minimally invasive techniques and nano medicine, the surgical craft has always been a technically oriented discipline. New instruments, techniques and procedures have all shaped the identity of the surgical profession. This evolutionary process is on-going and due for a fundamental reconsideration of the definition of the surgical professional domains and jurisdictions.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 7, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Jewish General Hospital
Board Room A-124
3755 Cote St. Catherine Road
This workshop brings together an international group of recognized practitioners, historians and social scientists to explore these changes and challenges. Discussions will touch on how technology has shaped surgical practices, training and the roles of surgical practitioners in the past, how it is changing the field in the present and will inevitably continue to do so in the future.
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