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Outstanding Service to Community Award

Ms Kate McBride, Prof Michael Solomon, Dr Payal Mukherjee, Dr Raffi Qasabian

Congratulations

Professor Michael Solomon was recognised by the NSW branch of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) for his contribution to the surgical community being awarded the ‘Outstanding Service to Community Award’. RACS NSW President Dr Raffi Qasabian presented Professor Solomon with his award at The RPA Institute of Academic Surgery on Friday 4 November 2016.

He also received the prestigious Sir Alan Parkes Travelling Fellowship & Oration, 14th Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease at the St Mark’s Hospital, Harrow, London United Kingdom in November 2016.

In September 2016, he was awarded The Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Medal at the Sir Peter Freyer Surgical Symposium. National University of Ireland.


SOuRCe presented aspects of our current work at the following meetings or conferences

  1. Ahmadi N, Quinn M, Tang S, Lee PJ, Austin K, Solomon M. Is Chemoradiotherapy Alone Enough in Advanced Rectal Malignancy with Positive Extra-mesorectal Lateral Lymph Nodes? American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  2. Chen M, Austin K, Solomon M. Pelvic Exenteration in Patients with Resectable Visceral Metastatic Disease. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  3. Koh CE, Brown KG, Solomon M, Lee Peter, Byrne CM, Austin K. The evolution of pelvic exenteration surgery for advanced and recurrent pelvic malignancy. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 86th Annual Scientific Congress, Adelaide, Australia, 8–12 May 2017 [Podium presentation]
  4. Liu H, Lim J, Koh C, Johnstone C, Solomon M. Management review of pain in pelvic exenteration patients. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  5. McCarthy A, Koh C, Young J, Steffens D, Firouzbakht A, Solomon M. Functional outcomes following sacrectomy. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  6. Solomon MJ. Rectal prolapse; and Management of rectovaginal fistulae. Sydney South Pelvic Floor Meeting 2017: Pelvic floor dysfunction, St George Hospital, Sydney 17 – 19 February, 2017
  7. Solomon MJ. Radiotherapy for rectal cancer and Update on pelvic exenteration for recurrent and advanced rectal cancers. 117th Annual Congress of the Japan Surgical Society. 27 - 29 April 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
  8. Solomon MJ. PROFESSOR ABU RAUFF LECTURESHIP. Surviving recurrent and advanced colorectal cancer: is it worth it? National University Hospital Singapore, 2nd Colorectal Cancer Symposium 25 - 27th May 2017
  9. Steffens D; Beckenkamp P; Hancock M; Solomon MJ; Young J. Pre-operative exercise in patients with cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Poster Presentation] Sydney Catalyst International Translational Cancer Research Symposium. 8 August 2017. Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney.
  10. Tang SR, Austin K, Mazlam L, Denost Q, Solomon M, Lee PJ. Management of Malignant Inguinal Lymphadenopathy in Locally Advanced Primary and Recurrent Rectal Cancer. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]
  11. Zhu K, Lee PJ, Austin K, Solomon MJ. Tumours of the Ischiorectal Fossa – A Single Institution Experience. American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Seattle 10-14 June 2017 [e-Poster presentation]

Upcoming presentations


Durcinoska I, Young J, Chung K, Solomon M. Social network structure and healthcare coordination: an egocentric perspective. The 3rd European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN), Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. 26-29 September 2017.