Woensdag 10 april
18:00 - 22:30
Bijzondere avond die in het teken staat van kennis en elkaar ontmoeten
18:30 - 18:45
Welkomstwoord, introductie op thema en vooruitblik COBRAdagen 2024 - Cor de Kroon
18:45 - 19:25
Surgical Ergonomics and Wellness: What is the connection? - Geeta Lal
Geeta Lal provides an overview of the scope of work-related MSK disorders among surgeons and trainees. She describes the contributing and exacerbating factors to these injuries as well as their consequences. And she provides practical strategies to improve surgical ergonomics.
Dr. Lal received her BS from McMaster University, and her MD at the University of Toronto. She earned an MSc at the University of Toronto and The Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute. She completed residency in General Surgery at the University of Toronto and a fellowship in Endocrine Surgical Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Lal has served in many different roles throughout her career, including being the Co-Leader of the cancer center’s Endocrine Multidisciplinary Oncology Group and heading an NIH-funded basic science laboratory for many years. She was the Associate Chief Quality Officer for the Adult Inpatient Services at her institution till July 2022 and continues to maintain a busy endocrine surgery practice.
Having experienced work-related musculoskeletal symptoms herself, she is committed to increasing awareness of and developing solutions to counteract the impact of poor ergonomics on surgeons' professional and personal lives. She is the founder of Surgical Ergonomics, a speaking and coaching business and a co-founder and immediate past President of the new Society of Surgical Ergonomics.
19:25 - 22:40
Diner met traditiegetrouw uitreiking COBRAprijs en dit jaar een pubquiz, waarbij zowel inhoud als vermaak een rol spelen!