About the meeting
- Date: Saturday, 8 October 2022
- Time: 9.30am - 5pm
- Location: South East Technological University, Cork Road, Waterford
This year the Waterford Surgical October Meeting(WSOM) in conjunction with The Surgical Section of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland will take place on Saturday, 08 October 2022.
Please bring proof of registration with you on the day of the meeting.
The event this year will be presented in hybrid format allowing in person attendance in the South East Technological University (SETU), Cork Road, Waterford and on line participation.
The theme for this year’s meeting is “Surgical Practice in the Subspecialist Era”. The meeting will also include our Orthopaedic Colleagues who will have a specific research prize session and guest speaker Mr. Owen Diamond, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Hospital and Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast.
Gordon Watson Lecture
This year’s “Gordon Watson Lecture” will be delivered by Professor K. Simon Cross, Associate Clinical Professor RCSI & Hon. Clinical Senior Lecturer UCC, Retired Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford.
William O'Keeffe Lecture
Mr. Niall Hardy, Specialist Registrar, Department of Surgery, Tallaght University Hospital will deliver the “William O’Keeffe” Lecture and the meeting will include a research section for the “William O’Keeffe” Memorial Prize which will be awarded for the best original paper.
Abstracts for research session
The deadline for abstract submission has passed. Please contact email@example.com for further information. There will also be an Orthopaedic Research Prize.
Brendan Devlin Prize
The “Brendan Devlin” prize will be awarded for the best case presented as a mini-poster in keeping with our theme of “Surgical Practice in the Subspecialist Era”. There will also be prizes for the best full size general surgery poster and for the best full size orthopaedic poster on a wide spectrum of General Surgery and Orthopaedic issues.