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.



 2018 Surgery Research Day

We are pleased to announce the Annual Department of Surgery Research Day will be held on Wednesday January 17 2018 in Theatre A (Bannatyne Campus).  We look forward to showcasing the research achievements in our Department.  Mark your calendars!

Please click on the following link to view the program for the 2018 Annual Surgery Research Day being held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

2018 Department of Surgery Research Day Program


Please click on the following 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)

 2017 Surgery Research Day


 2016 Surgery Research Day


 2015 Surgery Research Day


 2014 Surgery Research Day












The Surgery Research Day 2018 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:         September 5 2017
Submit to:
Deadline:     October 6 2017

Abstract Submission Instructions
* Abstracts will only be accepted using the 2018 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

2018 Abstract Template
Annual Department of Surgery Research Day 2018 Abstract Template

Research Day 2018 Planning Committee

Dr Biniam Kidane & Dr Demitre Serletis

Thorlakson Chair in Surgical Research
Dr Richard Keijzer

Resident Representative
Dr Rebecca Whitley

Ms Mary Brychka