13th Post Graduate Course in Endocrine Surgery


Dear Friends,

Greetings from the Department of Endocrine Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

You all are aware that the department of Endocrine Surgery at SGPGI has been conducting the Postgraduate Courses biennially since the year 1993 towards continuing surgical professional education for improving knowledge and competency in the field of endocrine surgery. It gives us immense pleasure to share with you that we are now hosting the 13th edition of the course on 6-9 September 2017. On behalf of the organizing committee of the 13th Postgraduate Course, we take great pleasure in extending a warm invitation to you all to participate in this course to be held in Telemedicine Auditorium, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. The theme of the 13thPGES is“Remote Access Thyroid Surgery”. Two days will be devoted to live demonstration of surgical technique and video lectures on this theme along with active participation of delegates and faculty in the form of panel. Efforts are on to rope in overseas experts to transmit live robotic thyroid surgery.

Besides the above live event we will be devoting rest of the two days with the regular course features as used to take place in previous courses. Endocrine Surgical Grand round, the most popular session among the postgraduates and young surgeons will consume two hours each day on all four days. Besides the sister specialty of endocrinology all allied specialties like pathology, radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy are going to be involved to present you the select cases covering entire spectrum of management sequence.

The importance of technology can’t be overemphasized in the field of Endocrine Surgery. Management of Endocrine tumors has been a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach and integration of state of art technological advances has been a key feature of this subspecialty since its inception. Recent technological advances in the fields of radiodiagnosis, nuclear medicine, hormone assays, surgical instrumentation and molecular biology have greatly influenced the way we deliver care to a patient with endocrine tumors. During the course the emphasis would be on practical application of the contemporary technology in management of endocrine tumors via interactive video sessions,and state-of-the-art lectures. The delegates will have an opportunity to interact, both socially and academically with a galaxy of eminent International and National faculty.

This comprehensive program is intended not only for postgraduates and young faculty members in Endocrine and General Surgery but also to widen horizons of established endocrine surgeons,surgical oncologists, head & neck surgeons &general surgeons with special interest in endocrine surgery, and postgraduate working in allied specialties eg: Medical Endocrinology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiodiagnosis and pathology.

Come join us and for an exciting time both academically and socially.

Dr Gyan Chand
Course Convener
Prof. S. K. Mishra
Course Director

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Date: 29-1st Nov 2015 ; Venue: Lecture Hall, SGPGIMS, Lucknow