VISION:  Improve the lives of all those affected by or at risk of traumatic injury.

Trauma General Surgery Recognition

21 Feb 2013 07:36 | Anonymous
The Trauma Association of Canada is proud to announce that Trauma General Surgery was recently granted recognition as an Area of Focused competence and a Diploma bearing speciality by the Royal College, the first surgical specialty to be granted such recognition. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons recently created this categorization to recognize additional training and expertise undertaken by specialists that may allow such physicians to participate in activities related to public education, advocacy, leadership, research and the creation of health policy, without causing further fragmentation of the parent specialty in a specific facet of medicine. Through the creation of the Area of Focused Competence in Trauma General Surgery, we will develop national standards for fellowship training and evaluation. As well, Trauma General Surgery Diplomats will be even better positioned to advocate for health of populations under the auspices of the Trauma Association of Canada.

Najma Ahmed MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS
Interim Trauma Director, St. Michael's Hospital
Program Director, General Surgery Residency Training Program,
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
Chair TAC Education Committee

Job Opportunity-General Surgeon, Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

The Reginal Qu'Appelle Health Region is seeking a General Surgeon to join its Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, in Regina Saskatchewan. Read more below

General Surgeon Apr-2017.pdf

 

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