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EUNS Research of the Brain Series: Dr Ashish Kumar - Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery

27th Feb 2024
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
27th Feb 2024
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
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Dr. Ashish Kumar is a neurosurgeon at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) and is cross-appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He joined the Division of Neurosurgery as a surgeon-educator, and his field of expertise is in cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery with open cerebrovascular training at Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan, and fellowships at the University of Toronto, Canada. He is also the fellowship director for the Advanced Micro-neurosurgery fellowship at SHSC. In 2022, Ashish graduated from 2 years long Education Scholars Program (ESP). He continued his interest in Health professions education (HPE) as he joined the Master’s program at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Recently, Dr. Kumar was appointed as Site Director at Sunnybrook for the Neurosurgery residency program. He is the Fellowship director for “ Advanced Microneurosurgery Fellowship “ at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He was also appointed as Education Committee Chair at Fujita Health University Alumni Association, which is closely associated with the Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS), where he also serves as an Executive Committee Member.

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As an advocate for Toronto Neurosurgery, he desires to develop strong educational interactions and opportunities between North American and Asian Neurosurgical Societies. As a teacher, his main interest is to increase exposure and foster the interest of neurosurgical residents to endovascular neurosurgery through the development of a core curriculum in the specialty, simulation protocols for dual training and optimal cerebrovascular exposure during neurosurgical residency.

Summary

Join us for the insightful EUNS Research of the Brain Series featuring Dr. Ashish Kumar, a renowned neurosurgeon and education enthusiast. His session will focus on his areas of expertise: cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. With a rich background that includes positions at prestigious institutes such as Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center and the University of Toronto, Dr. Kumar will share his experience and knowledge on these complex procedures. Moreover, his passion for education extends to developing synergistic relationships between North American and Asian Neurosurgical Societies. This session promises to offer educational value and inspire interest in endovascular neurosurgery among neurosurgical residents. Attendees will not want to miss this opportunity to enrich their understanding of this specialty through core curriculum and simulation protocols.
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Learning objectives

1. To understand the key principles and techniques of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery, as shared by Dr Ashish Kumar, an expert in the field. 2. To learn about the benefits and challenges of dual training in endovascular and cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and how it can improve the skill set of neurosurgical residents. 3. To gain insight into the development of a core curriculum in endovascular neurosurgery and its potential to shape future practitioners in this specialized field. 4. To comprehend the importance of optimal cerebrovascular exposure during the neurosurgical residency and how it contributes to all-round skill acquisition. 5. To explore the recent advances in cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery through Dr Ashish Kumar's research, and the potential impact on patient outcomes.
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27th Feb 2024
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
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