These educational tools provide valuable sources of information:
online resource is designed to instruct surgeons in the care of patients with complex problems in liver, pancreas and transplant surgery, and to highlight the advanced surgical techniques required for the management of these conditions.
The curriculum and cases have been targeted to surgeons who have completed their training in General Surgery and are enrolled in fellowship training in liver, pancreas and transplant surgery. Senior Residents in General Surgery and recently graduated liver, pancreas and transplant surgeons also may find the content valuable to their practice.
The curriculum has been divided into 3 main modules:
Transplant Pearls are a series of 20 questions that cover core concepts in transplantation, promote discussion and allow for self-directed learning by including links to other readings. They are written for a trainee, as opposed to a transplant fellow.
TransplantNow.com is an ambitious website produced by a team of transplant specialists in cooperation with the Canadian Society of Transplantation. The site aims to provides links to the most important articles published in the field of transplantation.
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