Continuing Education Courses and Symposia

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Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children Symposium

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
444 E Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
P: 847-228-9900
F: 847-228-9131

Aesthetic Surgery Symposium

This is organized to cover selected topics in cosmetic surgery. It is a formal meeting with many international guest speakers.
Frequency: Yearly
Duration: 2 days
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Annual Ralph T. Manktelow Lectureship in Hand Surgery

November 22, 2024
BMO Education & Conference Centre
Toronto Western Hospital

Organized by Paula Capela

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Breast Surgery Symposium

A one-day symposium covering current concepts and new innovations in the field of reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery.

Frequency: Yearly
Duration: 1 day
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Canadian Burn Symposium

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European Club for Paediatric Burns World Congress

Duration: 4 days
Conference Chair: Dr. Joel Fish

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Flap and Anatomy Course

This is a “hands on” course that reviews head and neck and upper extremity anatomy and the anatomy of flaps.
Duration: 2 – 3 days

Gallie Day

Organized by the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Location:  MaRS Collaboration Centre
Time: 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation Symposium

This course is organized by the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Departments, University Health Network, and covers selected topics in hand surgery and rehabilitation.
Duration: 2 days

Lindsay-Thomson Symposium in Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Organized by Dr. Christopher R. Forrest

In 2003, the first Lindsay-Thomson Pediatric Plastic Surgery Symposium was held at the Hospital for Sick Children. This CME event was designed to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of our mentors and teachers, Drs. W. K. Lindsay and H. G. Thomson who collectively accumulated 90 years of clinical practice at the Hospital for Sick Children, by showcasing what is going on in the division. Through the generosity of Vale, a lectureship has been established dedicated towards Pediatric Craniofacial Disorders.

Microvascular Course and Symposium

This is a “hands-on” laboratory course for two days where the techniques of microsurgery are taught and practised on animal models, followed by a one day Symposium that covers current topics of microvascular interest.

Location: University of Toronto Surgical Skills Lab, Mount Sinai Hospital
Frequency: Every other year

Paediatric Upper Extremity Symposium

Organized by Dr. Christopher R. Forrest. and Dr. Stefan Hofer