Current Challenges in Colorectal Surgery: An International Perspective During the COVID 19 Pandemic


This webinar is an interactive discussion with members of the international colorectal surgery community addressing the globally perceived obstacles for colorectal surgery, with a focus on access to care and screening, workplace exposures, neoadjuvant strategies in colorectal cancer, and operative management of IBD and diverticulitis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional subtopics will include surgeon wellbeing and burnout; and the resources available in each country or region. This discussion will provide additional resources for patients and surgeons, and on how to implement safe practices during the Covid-19 pandemic in Colorectal Surgery worldwide.

Panelists: Marylise Boutros, MD, Wolfgang Gaertner, MD, Claudia Hriesik, MD, Carter Lebares, MD, Thandinkosi Madiba, MD, Julio Mayol, MD, Graham Newstead, MD, Lucia Oliveira, MD

Credit Hours Available: None
Release Date: December 16, 2020
Review Date: March 27, 2023

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Last updated: August 18, 2023