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Impact of Physician and Patient Sex on Outcomes after Major Surgery
September 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
The Women’s Health Seminar Series features multidisciplinary research on women’s health. The goal of the series is to provide multidisciplinary training and mentorship to faculty, students, and community members across a broad range of women’s health research topics. Speakers will present their research regarding the biological, psychological, behavioural, economic and social impacts on women’s health outcomes through a 45 minute talk and engage with attendees in an interactive 15 minute question and answer period. The series is open to anyone interested in attending!
Presenters: Dr. Angela Jerath, Anaesthesiologist, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia,Sunnybrook Research Institute, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Dr. Christopher Wallis, Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto and Urologic Oncologist, Mount Sinai Hospital
Talk Summary: Sociocultural constructs of patients and their treating surgeon are likely to significantly impact patient survival and recovery after surgery. This talk will explore the intersection of physician sex and age with patient sex on outcomes after common and complex surgical procedures.