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Virtual Scientific Program Day 1 - THU 05 AUG

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SESSION ONE: WELCOME

09:00 President's welcome
09:05 Convenors' Welcome
09:10 History of the PSA + the PSA in Bega, 1979 - Dr John McKee & Dr Sandra Krishnan
09:30 Southern LHD - Dr Allen-John Collins
10:00 Saftey and wellbeing of surgeons and pilots during COBD: Are we really that similar? - Dr Sue Velovski

10:40-11:10 MORNING TEA

SESSION TWO: GENERAL SURGERY

11:10 Acute pancreatitis - Dr Siva Ghanananda
11:25 SSI - Dr Stephen Smith
11:30 Laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia- tips and tricks - A/Prof Douglas Fenton-Lee
11:45 Umbilical Hernia Repair: Can it be The Start of a Much Larger Abdominal Wall Problem? - A/Prof Kellee Slater
12:00 Women in surgery - Dr Deepali Poels
12:15 Q+A
12:30 Free papers

12:53-13:30 LUNCH WITH INDUSTRY

SESSION THREE

13:30 RACS Rural Health Equity Strategy - Dr Kerin Fielding
13:55 Rural Surgery Fellowship - DR Sally Butchers
14:10 Victoria's COVID-19 response - Prof David Watters
14:30 TNSQIP: Reducing complications and improving quality of care in rural hospitals - Dr Shehnarz Salindera
14:45 Life as a Viking Surgeon - Dr Gordon McFarlane
15:15 Q+A

15:30-16:00 AFTERNOON TEA WITH INDUSTRY

SESSION FOUR: RESEARCH

16:00 Free papers
16:30 Quick Shote Poster Presentations

17:15 PROGRAM CLOSE