Welcome

2021 CrRMS Welcome

Goals and Objectives

Definition
The education of our residents is the main goal of our Residency Training Program.  Faculty in Saskatoon and Regina participate in teaching and research.   Residents rotate through the Regina General Hospital (Regina), St. Paul’s Hospital, Royal University Hospital (Saskatoon) as have opportunities for elective rotations.  Our Residents are given graduated responsibilities throughout their residency to reach the ultimate goal of becoming a competent Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada General Surgeon.

Objectives
The goal of our training program is to produce fully trained and competent General Surgeons who are able to:

  1. Successfully pass the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Specialty Examination in General Surgery.
  2. Able to practice at a consultant level in General Surgery.
  3. Have a superior knowledge of General Surgery and other related disciplines.
  4. Obtain exceptional clinical knowledge and operative skills.
  5. Obtain proficiency in General Surgery procedures.
  6. Become a medical expert and scholar.  To act in a professional manner with excellent communication, manager, health advocate and communicator skills. 
  7. Exhibit excellent leadership skills.
  8. Have an excellent understanding of research methodology.

Program Curriculum

Definition
The education of our residents is the main goal of our Residency Training Program.  Faculty in Saskatoon and Regina participate in teaching and research.   Residents rotate through the Regina General Hospital (Regina), St. Paul’s Hospital, Royal University Hospital (Saskatoon) as have opportunities for elective rotations.  Our Residents are given graduated responsibilities throughout their residency to reach the ultimate goal of becoming a competent Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada General Surgeon.

Objectives
The goal of our training program is to produce fully trained and competent General Surgeons who are able to:

  1. Successfully pass the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Specialty Examination in General Surgery.
  2. Able to practice at a consultant level in General Surgery.
  3. Have a superior knowledge of General Surgery and other related disciplines.
  4. Obtain exceptional clinical knowledge and operative skills.
  5. Obtain proficiency in General Surgery procedures.
  6. Become a medical expert and scholar.  To act in a professional manner with excellent communication, manager, health advocate and communicator skills. 
  7. Exhibit excellent leadership skills.
  8. Have an excellent understanding of research methodology.

Schedule of Rounds

Day

Round

 
Friday
1:00 - 4:30 pm

Academic Half Day

Socratic Seminar, Cases, Guest Speaker or Career Planning

Radiology, Pathology, Surgery Combined Rounds, Socratic Seminar, Cases

 Weekly
5:00 - 6:00 pm

R5 Exam Prep Seminars

 Friday (3/year)
12:00 pm

CanMEDS Combined Rounds

Monthly
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

 Monthly
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Department of Surgery Multidisciplinary Trauma Rounds

Tuesday
(September - March)
4:30 - 6:00 pm


Surgical Foundations Seminars

Contact

Dr. Gavin Beck
Program Director

Dr. Dilip Gill
Associate Program Director

Karen Bader
Program Administrative Assistant
 karen.bader@usask.ca

Keri Dewar
Program Administrative Assistant
 keri.dewar@usask.ca
Dr. J. Shaw
Head, Division of General Surgery
306-966-8641
306-966-8026
            
Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 0W8

Administrative Assistant
Treena Stephen,
Executive Assistant to the Division Head
306-844-1105
306-844-1522