PROGRAM PROFILE

Western University - General Surgery - London

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. Michael Ott

CONTACT

Program Director

Dr. Michael Ott

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Computerized evaluation system both for residents and faculty.

  • Computerized procedure logging.

  • Self-scheduling for senior residents.

  • Protected 5th year study time.

  • Resident travel fund. Funding for travel when presenting research at a conference.

  • Kelman Center for simulation training.

  • Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics (CSTAR)

  • Introduction to Surgery Course (Surgical Foundations)

  • Surgical Foundations Review Course (2nd year)

  • Two week boot-camp for incoming residents


GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Interprovincial and International electives may be arranged.

  • Ratio of residents to faculty is approximately 25:30 (includes 4 pediatric general surgeons)

  • Our residents carry an average load of 10-15 patients.

  • There is a 3-month mandatory community rotation.

  • Evaluations occur online and residents are required to log cases on-line.

  • Annual Resident Research Retreat

  • Annual Resident Research Day

  • Surgical Foundations Introduction to Surgery Course (1st year)

  • Two week surgical bootcamp at start of residency

  • Annual Resident Focus Group (retreat)

  • Surgical Foundations Refresher Course (2nd year)

  • Non-Medical Expert CanMEDS Competency OSCE Exam (4th year)

  • Master's of Surgery Program


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