About Dr. Francis Christian

Current Appointments:

  • Clinical Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
  • Editor, Journal of the Surgical Humnities
  • Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan & Saskatchewan Health Authority

Selected Publications

  • Adams ST, Rana Z, Bryce R, Christian F. A cross-sectional online evaluation of burnout risk factors among general surgical residents in Canada. Int J Acad Med 2018;4:35-49
  • Schellenberg A, Molavi I, Christian F. Clinical and operative outcomes of patients with acute cholecystitis who are treated initially with image-guided cholecystostomy - Can J Surg - Canadian Journal of Surgery. In press. Accepted Nov 2017
  • Christian F, Pitt Dennis, Bond James, Davison Patrick and Gomes Anthony. Professionalism — connecting the past and the present and a blueprint for the Canadian Association of General Surgeons. Can J Surg, Vol. 51, No. 2, April 2008, 88-91
  • Christian F, Christian GP : A Simple Scoring System to Reduce the Negative Appendicectomy Rate. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 1992 Jul;74(4):281-5
  • Christian F, Robinson RL: Selective Conservatism in the Management of Penetrating Abdominal Bull Gore Injuries. Injury, International Journal of the Care of the Injured,1993, 24(5), 337 338 YouTube Teaching video : Shouldice Repair of Inguinal Hernias : https://youtu.be/BiPfGs1dhe4