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GICS 2022 Webinar

February 19, 2022 - February 20, 2022

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Due to the pandemic, we are unfortunately unable to meet in person this year, but we are holding a webinar so that we can connect with our colleagues and hear about updates in the many GICS activities.  We plan to meet each day for 3 hours, followed by breakout sessions.  Click here to register for the 2-day event, and click here to download the full program.

Day 1:  19 February

  • Introduction:  Emmanuel Ameh, GICS Chair

  • Updates from the Executive Committee

  • Working Group Updates:  Lightning Presentations

  • Vaccine Equity

  • Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Children’s Surgery:  Panel Discussion

  • National Surgical, Obstetrics, and Anesthesia Plans

  • Breakout sessions:  Specialty Working Groups:

            General Surgery (Basil Leodoro)

    ●      Pediatric Surgery (Soji Ademuyiwa)

    ●      Anesthesia (Zipporah Gathuya/Faye Evans)

    ●      Neurosurgery (Anthony Figaji)

    ●      Orthopedic Surgery (Vrisha Madhuri)

    ●      Cardiac Surgery (Bistra Zheleva)

    ●      Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (Joanne Czechowicz/Shazia Peer)

    ●      Urology (Bankole Rouma/Paddy Dewan)

    ●      Plastic Surgery (Peter Nthumba)

    ●      Nursing (Olubunmi Lawal-Aiyedun)

    ●      Nursing (Olubunmi Lawal-Aiyedun)

Day 2:  20 February

  • Selected areas of research/Member projects

  • Training collaborations:  Panel discussion

  • NGO Updates

  • Tributes to people we have lost during the pandemic

  • Breakout sessions:  Committees and Focus Areas

    ●      Trauma (Ali Abdelbasit)

    ●      Tumors (Hafeez Abdelhafeez)

    ●      Congenital Anomalies (Tahmina Banu)

    ●      Training/Education (Sabina Siddiqui/Phyllis Kisa)

    ●      Research (Dan Poenaru/Vrisha Madhuri)

    ●      Family Advocacy (Corne de Vos)

    ●      Organizations and NGOs

    ●      Social gathering


Click here to download the full program.



February 19, 2022
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