About this event

  • Date and time Tue 8 Dec 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiothoracic

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a change in clinical practice and in the way that we interact with our patients. These times have brought to the fore innovations in health care delivery together with challenges to overcome.

This webinar presents the three facets of the lung cancer treatment pathway and the lessons learnt during these trying times. We have the pleasure of having three highly qualified and dynamic speakers to share with us their views on managing patients during the pandemic. 

The key learning objectives will be as follows: 

  • To recognize the impact of the pandemic on lung cancer referrals
  • To understand the multitude of risks to having and performing surgery during the pandemic – to the patients and to the operating teams
  • To appreciate the variations in surgical pathways and patient management between the UK and US medical systems during the pandemic

Join us to obtain a clearer understanding of the multiple changes that have been forced upon practicing clinicians by the pandemic and how these have been tackled by the medical and surgical teams delivering the Lung cancer treatment pathway.

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Key speakers

Dr Matt Evison

Consultant Chest Physician, Chairman, GM Lung Cancer Pathway Board; Deputy Clinical Director, Lung Cancer Directorate, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Syed (Mo) Quadri

Section Head, General Thoracic Surgery, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts

Speaker's biography

Dr Quadri completed medical school at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada and trained in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Toronto, earning his Royal College of Surgeons (Canada) Fellowships in 2005 and 2007, respectively. During his post- graduate years, he completed basic science research in the molecular biology of acute graft failure following lung transplantation, earning a Masters of Science degree from the University of Toronto. His research work was published in a number of prestigious journals, including the American Journal of Transplantation.

Dr Quadri joined Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, in Burlington MA, in 2014, as Section Head for General Thoracic Surgery. He leads a team of General Thoracic Surgeons who provide care for the the full spectrum general thoracic conditions with a particular focus on minimally invasive robotic thoracic surgery for pulmonary, esophageal, mediastinal, and pleural disease.

Mr Sasha Stamenkovic

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Robotic Thoracic Surgery Lead, St Bartholomew's Hospital London

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Mr K.S Rammohan, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester Foundation Trust  and Mr Aman Coonar, Consultant thoracic surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust 

The impact of the pandemic on lung cancer referrals in the UK – A Greater Manchester perspective

Dr Matt Evison, Consultant Chest Physician, Chairman, GM Lung Cancer Pathway Board; Deputy Clinical Director, Lung Cancer Directorate, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust 

Question and answer session
The risks of cancer surgery during the pandemic - Thoughts from across the “pond”

Dr Syed (Mo) Quadri, Section Head, General Thoracic Surgery, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts

Question and answer session
The UK response to managing lung cancer surgery during the pandemic

Mr Sasha Stamenkovic, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Robotic Thoracic Surgery Lead, St Bartholomew's Hospital London

Question and answer session
Meeting close

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.