Memorial Centre announces the ‘2nd Thyroid Preceptorship program’. This
week-long course will cover all aspects of thyroid cancer management including clinical,
surgical, imaging, pathology and basic concepts of adjuvant radioiodine
ablation and treatment. The course is intended to impart focused training for a
select group of surgeons.
thyroid cancer has increased in recent years.In the USA there is a 2.4 fold
rise and a growing trend is seen across Europe, South America & Asia. In
India as well, the incidence is on the rise. Thyroid cancers generally have
good prognosis with long term survivors and focus should be on reduction of
morbidity with its long term implications. Surgery is simple but requires
technical skill. There is however, a lack of uniformity in training amongst
thyroid surgeons from various backgrounds (General Surgery, ENT and Endocrine
Surgery). It is therefore imperative to have adequate training to prevent
Candidate with surgical background
i.e. M.S. ENT, M.S. General surgery, MCh Head Neck Surgery and MCh Surgical
oncology committed to the management of thyroid cancers. Those affiliated with
teaching hospitals and with academic background will be preferred.
The course will be held biannually with six to Seven
candidates per batch.
Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India. 4000012.
to 25th November 2017.
candidates should email soft copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) to Course
coordinator on following Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
will be screened. Six to seven candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria
will be selected on first cum first serve basis. All correspondence with the
applicant will be done through email only.
There is no
Travel, Boarding &
should make their own travel arrangements. Selected candidates will be entitled
to and fro economy air fare as per actual, subject to a maximum of Rs 12,000/
and on production of original documents.
should make their own accommodation arrangements. Accommodation on request can
be provided at TMH guest house on twin sharing basis subject to availability of
rooms. Those making their own accommodation arrangements are entitled a
reimbursement of Rs 2000/per day. Surface transport will be reimbursed on production
of supporting documents for travel within the Mumbai for local participants.
Participants will be made
conversant in utility of ultrasound in diagnosis and management of thyroid
cancers. Following aspects will be covered
Candidates will be a given a chance to
observe live thyroid surgeries depending upon the availability of cases. If no
surgery is scheduled then video demonstration would be done with a focus on:
clinics, the candidates would be introduced to various issues related to
diagnosis, treatment modalities and follow up protocols in thyroid cancers.
will be a series of didactic lectures covering important aspects of thyroid cancer
management and visits to OPDs & OTs.
Anil K D’Cruz, Director, Tata Memorial
Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
Sharma, MCh (Head Neck Surgery). Email:email@example.com
Asawari Patil, Shubhda Kane.
Mahajan, Nilesh Sable.
Shah, Archi Agarwal, Nilendu Purandare, Venkatesh Rangarajan, Sandip Basu,
Anil D’Cruz, Devendra Chaukar, Prathamesh Pai, Pankaj
Chaturvedi, Sudhir Nair, Deepa Nair, Gouri Pantvaidya, Anuja Deshmukh, Shivakumar
Supported by Unrestricted Educational Grant