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​​Education Professional Development

​​​​​The Department of Surgical Oncology at Princess Margaret is dedicated to providing continuing education on emerging best practices, technologies and modalities of care to oncology professionals in Ontario, Canada and the world. The department has one of the largest post-residency surgical oncology fellowship programs in the world.  

Most fellowship programs are accredited by recognized national and international organizations, including the Society of Surgical Oncology. There are currently 53 fellows in the fellowship program:

 

  • General surgery

  • Hepatic, pancreatic and biliary tract

  • Breast 

  • Urologic oncology

  • Gynecologic surgical oncology

  • Sarcoma

  • Head and neck

  • Thoracic

  • Ocular

  • Neurosurgery

  • Plastic reconstructive surgery

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One of the key strategic directives of the Surgical Oncology Department is to provide leadership in continuing medical education (CME). The following list represents ongoing annual CME programs led by Princess Margaret’s Surgical Oncology Department.

 
  • Breast Cancer Symposium
  • Surgical Oncology Symposium/General Surgery Update
  • Annual Thoracic Surgery Update
  • Annual Wharton Head and Neck Day
  • Combined Head and Neck Oncology Course
    • Current Concepts in the Management of Thyroid Cancer
    • World Congress on Thyroid Disease–Toronto
  • Urology
    • Uro-Oncology Update, University of Toronto Urology Update
  • Neuro-Oncology Update
 
Find out more about education opportunities at Princess Margaret.
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