Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day

 

General Information

The Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day will be held virtually on the afternoon of November 11, 2021, with keynote speaker Dr. Chad Ball presenting his talk, "Finding efficiency and yourself, in the process of eliminating unproductive behaviour in an academic surgical career."

Research Day Evaluation Form

Thank you for attending the 2021 Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day.  Please fill out the evaluation form at the following link: https://uwo.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9sCRJZUz26453Ia

Research Day 2021 Opening Remarks

Attached is a PDF of the opening presentation given by Dr. Emil Schemitsch, Professor & Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery.  Please note there was an error in the live slideshow.  A corrected version has been posted below.

Guest Speaker: Chad Ball, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

CBall_for_web.jpgDr. Chad Ball is an associate professor of surgery and oncology at the University of Calgary. He currently practices Hepatobiliary, Pancreas, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at the Foothills Medical Centre (quaternary care regional referral facility).

He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta (physiology), graduate degree at the University of British Columbia (MSc), medical school at the University of Toronto, general surgery residency at the University of Calgary, trauma and surgical critical care fellowships at Emory University, and his hepato-pancreato-biliary fellowship at Indiana University.

He has over 250 peer-reviewed publications, 35 book chapters, and is an international speaker on a broad range of surgical and resuscitation topics. His research areas of interest include clinical injury care, hybrid operating environments, parabolic spaceflight surgery, randomized controlled trials within HPB surgery, and national surgical manpower analyses. He is on a broad range of surgical society executive committees, as well as peer-reviewed journal editorial boards. He also remains the director for both the HPB and acute care surgery fellowship programs. 

Research Day Details

Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Opening Remarks: 1:00 PM
End Time: TBA 
Location: ZOOM Webinar

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Past Research Days

Research Day 2020

The Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day was held virtually on November 11, 2020.

Walker Resident Research Day Award

Congratulations to Dr. Farhad Ghasemi (General Surgery) on receiving the Walker Resident Research Day Award for his paper: “High Levels of Class I Major Histocompatibility Complex mRNA are Present in Epstein-Barr Virus Associated Gastric Adenocarcinomas”.

Highlights

  • Resident Research Paper Presentations
  • Node Updates and Faculty Presentations
  • Faculty & Resident Dragon’s Den Sessions

Program

Abstracts

Research Day 2019

The Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day was held at the Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre in King's University College on June 24, 2019.

Guest Speaker

Dr. Toni Zhong, Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery and the inaugural Belinda Stronach Chair in Breast Cancer Reconstruction at University Health Network (UHN)


Award Winners

Best Poster Presentation
Node 1: Big Data/ICES
Dr. Jeffrey Law

Node 2: Surgical Education Research
Dr. George Pang

Node 3: Fundamental Sciences and Surgical Innovation
Dr. Supriya Singh

Node 4: Patient Centered Research
Dr. Michaela Fernandes

Best Resident Paper Presentation
Dr. Kitty Wu

Surgical Dragon’s Den Winners
Node 1: Big Data/ICES
Dr. Chris Bailey

Node 2: Surgical Education Research
Dr. Peter Wang

Node 3: Fundamental Sciences and Surgical Innovation
Dr. Nicholas Power

Node 4: Patient Centered Research
Dr. Parham Rasoulinejad