By Alison Shamwana | Started 30th Apr 2020
INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN SMITH, IHPBA PRESIDENT
Follow this link to read the introduction by our President, Professor Martin Smith.
COVID-19 Video Diaries
AHBPA Webinar on COVID-19
Follow this link to view the AHPBA Webinar on COVID-19 and HPB Surgery. This is a very useful discussion, but please note that it took place on 17 April so data provided in the webinar and the Q&A should be viewed in light of a rapidly changing landscape.
Michelle L de Oliveira - President of the UEMS HPB Board of Examination:
Follow this link to read an explanation by Michelle L de Oliveria, President of the UEMS HPB Board of Examination) on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the late 2020 examinations, the wider impacts to the HPB surgical education system, and how the HPB syllabus may need to change in response.
Orlando Torres: Being an HPB surgeon during the COVID-19 era.
Follow this link to read Dr Orlando Torres’ account of how COVID-19 impacted not only his professional, but also personal life.
Impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the role of HPB surgeons in Tongji Hospital, Wuhan, China
This report [link] by Lin Chen, Zhi-yong Huang and Xiao-ping Chen describes how HPB surgeons in the Tongji Hospital of Wuhan, at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China, were called upon to assist in the fight against coronavirus, and the strategies adopted to successfully deliver HPB service to the most severely affected COVID-19 patients and others during the last four months.
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