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You're Invited: Annual Residents' Research Day!

You're Invited!

This year's General Surgery Annual Residents' Research Day, taking place Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Juravinski Hospital Auditorium from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., will feature Dr. Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, CD., M.D., M.H.Sc., F.R.C.S.C., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Kirkpatrick is a Professor in both the Departments of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine at the Foothills Medical Centre of the University of Calgary, and the former Medical Director of Regional Trauma Services. 

Dr. Kirkpatrick graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa, with fellowships in Surgery and Critical Care at the University of Toronto with a Master’s degree in Epidemiology at the University of British Columbia. 

He is immediate Past President of the Abdominal Compartment Society. Dr. Kirkpatrick has more than 375 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, mainly concerning intra-abdominal hypertension, emergency sonography, hypothermia, aerospace medicine and occult pneumothoraxes. He is a Past President of the Trauma Association of Canada, a past executive member of the Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society and the Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Committees. He has consulted for the Canadian Space Agency and the National Space and Aeronautical Agencies. He retains a reserve com-mission in the Canadian Forces and has served oversees on several occasions. He is a former Paratrooper and Flight Surgeon and currently maintains a current pilots license. He has completed over 500 parabolas of parabolic flight research. 

Please RSVP to Ms. Katie Niblock @ niblock@mcmaster.ca by Tuesday May 1, 2018!

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