A Voice For Ontario's General Surgeons

  • April 12-13 - Be sure to visit our OAGS booth at the UofT Update in General Surgery at the Hilton Toronto Hotel. We'll have pen/journal swag, colonoscopy code quick ref cards, and the latest job listings! - details
  • April - Congratulations!!... to 30-year community General Surgeon, NOSM Associate Professor and foreign aid worker Dr. Roy Kirkpatrick of Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare as recipient of the 2018 OMA Section Service Award for General Surgery. Proud nominators OMA Section on General Surgery and Ontario Association of General Surgeons plan to present the award to Dr. Kirkpatrick in front of his colleagues during the 24th OAGS Annual Meeting this fall in Toronto on Nov. 3. https://goo.gl/fC4z6S http://goo.gl/Qkdd7Q www.oags.org/agm.html
  • April 1 - In Memoriam: Dr. Magdy Makar, Orillia, ON - details
  • Mar.7 - OMA Election Results: Here is your Section Executive on General Surgery...
    Section Executive:
    Section Chair - Dr. Chris Vinden; Vice Chair - Dr. Alice Wei; Secretary - Dr. Harshad Telang; Tariff Chair - Dr. Kevin Lefebvre; Member-at-Large - Dr. Tim Jackson; Member-at-Large - Dr. Jennifer Macmillan
    Section Delegates: Drs. Alice Wei and Jennifer Macmillan; Section Alternates: Drs. Harshad Telang, Kevin Lefebvre, Tim Jackson. More details (gated)
  • Feb - OAGS Board of Directors: Dr. Harshad Telang, MD, FRCSC of Thunder Bay, ON succeeded Dr. Alice Wei upon completing her term as OAGS President during a recent OAGS Board Meeting (Feb.3). Dr. Wei will remain on the OAGS Board in the position of Past President along with a few other minor changes to the board. Dr. Telang's biography and other Officer/Committee shuffles can be found here.
  • Ongoing - Attn. General Surgeons - Renew your 2018 OAGS Dues Now!! - here
  • Jan, 2018 - With no headway in negotiations, OMA and MOHLTC will enter binding arbitration starting in May-Oct/18.
  • Jan, 2018 - OAGS/Section on Gen Surg want member feedback on Quality Based Procedures on your practice
  • Jan, 2018 - OAGS/Section on General Surgery want member feedback on CCO Colonoscopy Sedation Report
  • Dec, 2017 - CCO Practice Recommendations: Use of Sedation for Hospital-Based Routine Colonoscopies (2017)

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Physician Leadership Participation - Mar18 Results
Colonoscopy:Choice of propofol -Feb18 Results
Use of Colonoscopy Sedation - Jan18 Poll Results
Professional Resolutions - Dec17 Poll Results
Corp Tax Changes - Nov17 Poll Results
Breast Localization Methods - Oct17 Poll Results
Signing Over Patients - Aug17 Poll Results
Thyroid Surgery - July17 Poll Results.
Physician Extenders - June17 Results.
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OAGS Issues of Interest - Mar/Apr17 Results.
Mass Casualty Preparedness - Feb17 Results.
New Year Resolutions - Jan17 Results.
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IBD Medical Mgmt - Oct16 Results.
Surg Overages /Cancelled Lists - Sep16 Results.
tPSA Vote - Aug16 Poll results.
CRC Patients Under 50yrs - Jul16 Poll results.
Hospital Privilege Fees - June16 Poll results.
Community Surg & Stage 2/3 CRC-May16 Results.
Mesh for Med/Lg Ventral Hernia - Apr16 Results.
Inguinal Hernia Repair Methods - Mar16 Results.
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Working with Phys Assistant - Jan16 Results.
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