Kendall Francis Forum 2022
Western Health held the annual Surgical Research Kendall Francis forum on Friday 28th October 2022 at Sunshine Hospital.
Western Health held the annual Surgical Research Kendall Francis forum on Friday 28th October 2022 at Sunshine Hospital. Professor Julian Smith, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Editor in Chief of the ANZ Journal of Surgery gave his key note speech on the evolution, current status and the future of the ANZ Journal of Surgery.
This was followed by presentations from both junior surgical trainees as well as research performed by medical students from the Western Clinical School.
Over 60 attendees joined this face to face forum in addition to over 30 further colleagues online.
The Kendall Francis best research prize was awarded to Dr Yasser Arafat, Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Western precinct on the use of Body composition in the prediction of chemotherapy toxicities in colorectal cancer patients.