Annual Research Day
The Annual Surgery Research Day provides a platform to recognize the accomplishments and innovations in research in the Department of Surgery.

Held annually in January, it is an opportunity for faculty and residents to discuss the findings from their research; meet with their colleagues from other surgical specialties; and expose medical students to research. 

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba.

 2019 Surgery Research Day

We are pleased to announce the Annual Department of Surgery Research Day 2019 will be held on Wednesday January 16 2019 in Theatre A (Bannatyne Campus).  We look forward to showcasing the research achievements in our Department.  Mark your calendars!

Please click on the link to tune into the Department of Surgery Annual Research Day via webcast.


We invite you to view our past Research Days
(including schedules and abstracts)

 2018 Surgery Research Day

 2017 Surgery Research Day

 2016 Surgery Research Day

 2015 Surgery Research Day

 2014 Surgery Research Day












The Surgery Research Day 2019 Planning Committee extends an invitation to submit an abstract of your research and results to participate as one of our presenters in either the plenary or brief sessions.

Opens:         August 31 2018
Submit to:
Deadline:     September 28 2018

Abstract Submission Instructions
* Abstracts will only be accepted using the 2019 Abstract Template

* Total length of the abstract (Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion) should not 300 words (or 2,000 printable characters including punctuation)

* Abstract is to be saved using last name of presenter (i.e. brown.pdf) and attached to an email

Maximum of one abstract per presenter will be considered

2019 Abstract Template
Abstract Submission Form


Research Day 2019 Planning Committee

Dr Biniam Kidane & Dr Ryan Mitchell

Thorlakson Chair in Surgical Research
Dr Richard Keijzer

Resident Representative
Dr Megan Delisle

Ms Charity Pascual