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St. Jude-VIVA Paediatric Surgical Symposium

The St. Jude-VIVA Paediatric Surgical Oncology Symposium aims to address the regional need to train paediatric general surgeons in Asia in the management of paediatric solid tumours. Specifically, the course aims to:

  1. Present current principles in the surgical management of paediatric solid tumours
  2. Address issues in oncologic surgical management faced in resource limited settings
  3. Foster multidisciplinary decision making and team dynamics in participating centers

This 2-day symposium is co-organised by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, and the SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgery Academic Clinical Programme.

The program outline is available for download here.

  

Date: Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019

Venues:

28 February
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899

1 March
National University Health System Tower Block, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119228

 

Key Organising Committee:

ONG Lin Yin, MBBS, MRCSEd, MMed (Surg), FAMS (Paed Surg)
Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatric Surgery
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SINGAPORE

Amos LOH, MBBS, MRCSEd, MMed (Surg), FAMS (Paed Surg)
Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatric Surgery
Chair, VIVA-KKH Paediatric Brain and Solid Tumour Programme
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SINGAPORE

Dale Lincoln LOH, BA, MBChB, FRCS(Glasg), FRCS(Glasg)(Paed Surg), FAMS(Paed Surg)
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatric Surgery
National University Health System, SINGAPORE

Fay LI, MBBS (Singapore), MRCSEd
Consultant, Department of Paediatric Surgery
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SINGAPORE

 

Faculty

ANDREW M. DAVIDOFF, MD
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Chair, Department of Surgery
Director, Surgical Research
St. Jude Endowed Chair in Surgical Research
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

SAJID S. QURESHI
Professor
Department of Paediatric Surgical Oncology,
Division of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre Hospital.
Mumbai, INDIA

CHUI Chan Hon, MD, FRCS, FAMS (Paediatric Surgery)
Director & Senior Consultant, Surgery Centre for Children Pte Ltd
Visiting Consultant, Department of Paediatric Surgery
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SINGAPORE

JED G. NUCHTERN, MD
Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital
William J. Pokorny Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Global Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Member, Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, USA

 

Registration

Attendance is by invitation. Delegates who register for the main forum are also welcome to attend the St. Jude-VIVA Paediatric Surgical Oncology Symposium. Delegates are requested to confirm their attendance by registering through the online registration portal.

 

Contact

Please email Ms Debbie CHUA at Debby.Chua.PC@kkh.com.sg.

 

Directions to venue

Please refer to Visitors Guide for directions.