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.



* Evaluation of our Annual Research Day is open *

To claim your Section 1 Group Learning Activity credits, the Certificate of Attendance information is available at the end of the Attendee Survey.

Please complete the survey by February 14, 2021

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

2020 Surgery Research Day 

2019 Surgery Research Day 

2018 Surgery Research Day


2017 Surgery Research Day


2016 Surgery Research Day


2015 Surgery Research Day


2014 Surgery Research Day


The deadline for abstract submissions has closed.

The Research Day Planning Committee have selected the abstracts for all presentations for this year's Research Day.

Thank you for taking the time to submit an abstract and we invite you to submit for the next Annual Research Day in January 2022.

Thank you on behalf of the Research Day Planning Committee

 Dr Giuseppe Retrosi & Dr Jarret Woodmass

Thorlakson Chair in Surgical Research
Dr Richard Keijzer

Resident Representatives
Dr Rachel Eikelboom & Dr Garrett Johnson

Research Coordinator
Charity Pascual