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The program takes place in the eastern standard time (EST) zone and will begin at 12:00 pm on Monday, February 22, 2021 and will end on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5:45 pm.

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The 2021 Program agenda will be updated when finalized.

2021 Program Agenda

# Topic Speaker
1 Bariatric Surgery Dr. François Julien
2 Benign Breast Disease Dr. Erin Cordeiro
3 Biliary Tract Problems Dr. Jeffrey Barkun
4 Biliary Track Problems Dr. John Shaw
5 Breast Cancer - High Risk Dr. Pamela Meiers
6 Colon Cancer Dr. Laura Williams
7 Endocrine Dr. Jesse Pasternak
8 Esophagus Dr. Richard Malthaner
9 Gallstones, Cholecystitis and CBD Injury Dr. John Shaw
10 Gastric Cancer Dr. Trevor Hamilton
11 GI Bleed - Upper & Lower Dr. Alan Barkun
12 Head & Neck Masses Dr. Alok Pathak
13 Hernias Dr. Niv Sne
14 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Dr. Shawn Forbes
15 Liver Masses Dr. Kimberly Bertens
16 Pancreatic Masses Dr. Kimberly Bertens
17 Perianal Diseases and Anal Cancer Dr. Stephen Kelly
18 Rectal Cancer Dr. Marcus Burnstein
19 Sarcomas Dr. Rebecca Gladdy
20 Skin Lesions - Melanoma Dr. Carolyn Nessim
21 Tips for your Exam Dr. Marcus Burnstein
22 Thyroid Cancer Dr. Jesse Pasternak
23 Trauma - Abdominal Dr. Dylan Pannell
24 Trauma - Duodenal/Pancreatic Dr. Daryl Gray
25 Trauma - Thoracic Dr. Dylan Pannell
Live Virtual Program

The General Surgery Review Program will be held virtually from February 22-26, 2021.

Login credentials and instructions will be sent to participants two weeks prior to the program taking place.

Materials and audio recordings will be accessible until June 30, 2021.


Information on accreditation for the 2021 program will be updated when confirmed.

Note: Physical attendance is required to receive a certificate of attendance.

Technical requirements

The General Surgery Review Program can be viewed on any PC, MAC or mobile device. We highly recommend that you perform an internet connection speed test before viewing the program. The following are the minimum required download speeds:

3.0 Mbps – recommended Internet speed for Standard Definition (480) streaming.
5.0 Mbps – recommended Internet speed for High Definition (1080) streaming.

Please confirm that the device you will be using to view the virtual program meets the minimum technical requirements. We will not be able to issue refunds due to technical issues experienced due to a poor internet connection or your equipment not meeting the technical requirements.


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