The Donor Surgeon 2019 - A Master course in organ procurement

It is a pleasure for the Italian National Transplant Centre - CNT, to present the eighth edition of the International training course "The Donor Surgeon - A Master course in organ procurement", organized in cooperation with University of Padua and the Regional Transplant Center (Regione Veneto), under the Scientific Direction of Dr. Alessandro Nanni Costa, Prof. Umberto Cillo, Prof. Paolo Rigotti.  This course is endorsed by ESOT.

The Course will take place in Padua, from 13th to 15th of February 2019, as you can see in the preliminary program attached.

The course is focusing on theoretical knowledge about donor management, procurement, and preservation, followed by a hands-on skills training using specially prepared animal models.

The course is addressed to Junior Surgeons or Surgical Fellows, dedicated to organ donation and transplantation, who participate in organ procurement teams in Europe and wish to receive specialized training in this field.

English is the official language of the course. The Course is open to n. 30 positions. 

The course participation is free of charge. The Italian National Transplant Centre would provide accommodation as well. Course participants should provide by themselves for travel expenses.

Participants would be selected by the Scientific Committee of the Course.

We kindly ask you to promote this course among your equipe as well as your department.

Course applicants should send an email with a brief presentation and a brief CV to:

Deadline for application: DECEMBER 3rd 2018.

Participants would be selected by the Scientific Committee of the Course. Selected participants would be notified about their participation by the Course Secretariat.

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- Donor Surgeon 2019 Scientific Program
- Donor Surgeon 2019 Summary