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.
The 2021 Program agenda will be updated when finalized.
2021 Program Agenda
|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.
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.
Testimonials from Previous Attendees
A good stress-free environment to review the main topics in general surgery.
Availability of PDF files before the conference was very helpful and videos of each presentation provided to each participant is invaluable!
Great up-to-date conference, very organized, compact and comprehensive; covers all objectives with a great literature review.
Large breadth of topics important for RC exam; presentations focused on clinical pearls and management decisions.
Many outstanding lectures which were Canadian focused and according to current practices, guidelines and evidence-based medicine!
The use of touch pad technology for this program identified areas to focus on and areas of deficiency.
Evidence based, concise and focused not only on the exam but also future practice.
Presenters were excellent and to the point; they understood our goals and objectives of the program and exam.
Some of the best speakers from across the country in terms of PREP courses I’ve attended.
Enthusiastic lecturers with open forum for questions and great one on one time with each presenter!
Outstanding program, MCQ questions are the strengths of this course!