Department of Surgery

Message from the Chair

James T. Rutka,


It is a great honour to be re-appointed for another 5 years (2016-2021) as the R.S. McLaughlin Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.

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Mar 8 Women in Surgery Night
Department of Surgery | 6:00am–7:30am
Mar 8 Surgeon Scientist Training Program Career Night
Department of Surgery | 5:00pm–7:00pm
Mar 10 Book Club
Department of Surgery | 6:30pm–8:30pm
Mar 11 Virtual Vascular Surgery City-Wide Rounds
Vascular Surgery | 6:00pm–8:00pm
Mar 11 Spine Forum
Spine Program | 6:00pm–7:30pm


UofT Dept of Surgery
This year’s Palmer Lecture being delivered now by Professor Vincenzo Mazzaferro from the University of…
UofT Dept of Surgery
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UofT Dept of Surgery
Join us Palmer Lecture, Fri,Mar 5 @ 7:30 am. Registration required