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SURGEON WINS RPA MEDAL
This year's prestigious RPA Foundation Research Medal was awarded to PROFESOR MICHAEL SOLOMON for EXCELLENCE and OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS in MEDICAL RESEARCH.
The medal was establishd in the year 2000 and provides a chance to celebrate what is great about research at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The medal was presented to Professor Solomon by Channel 9 health reporter, Ms Kate Creedon. Channel 9 kindly provides the $50,000 Research Prize money each year.
SOuRCe presented aspects of our current work at the following meetings or conferences
Solomon MJ. The Inaugural Jack Mackay Plenary Lecture. Development of exenteration surgery. Peter MacCallum Colorectal Cancer Conference. Melbourne 20th of March 2014
Solomon MJ. The collaborative evolution of Pelvic Exenteration at RPA – novel neurovascular and bone techniques in over 350 cases. 10th Annual Asia Pacific Musculoskeletal Tumour Society. Melbourne 9 April 2014
Solomon MJ. Developing Academic Surgery for the future. Sydney Innovation and Research Symposium 2014, Friday, 16 May 2014, Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, NSW
Jorgensen M, Young JM, Dobbins T, Solomon MJ. Abdominoperineal resection rate as a marker of hospital quality in rectal cancer surgery? Health Services Research –Evidence Based Practice Conference, London, 1-4 June 2014 (poster presentation)
Solomon MJ. Evolution of pelvic exenteration over 25 years. The7th Biennial Congress of ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons (ASCS) 2014. 17 – 18 July 2014, Singapore. [Invited Speaker]
Solomon MJ. Ensuring quality in surgical practice and the impact of surgical outcomes research. The7th Biennial Congress of ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons (ASCS) 2014. 17 – 18 July 2014, Singapore. [Speaker, Plenary session]
Young J. Measuring cancer care coordination for people with colorectal cancer in NSW. Cancer Institute NSW Research Forum, 24 July 2014
Solomon MJ. T4 Rectal cancer: limits of pelvic exenteration and radical bone and neurovascular techniques. Rectal Symposium, Cáncer de recto, 6-8 August 2014, Pontificia Universidad, Chile.
Solomon MJ. Low rectal cancer APE vs ULAR: assessment, determining surgical approaches to sphincter preservation and the extralevator laparoscopic APE technique. Rectal Symposium, Cáncer de recto, 6-8 August 2014, Pontificia Universidad, Chile.
Solomon MJ. Treatment of pelvic recurrence after curative resection for rectal cancer. Rectal Symposium, Cáncer de recto, 6-8 August 2014, Pontificia Universidad, Chile.
Young JM, Stacey I, Dobbins T, Dunlop S, Dessaix A, Currow D. How can we best evaluate the impact of public health legislation? Use of Interrupted Time Series methods to investigate the introduction of tobacco plain packaging legislation in Australia. World Congress of Epidemiology, Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America, 17 August 2014 (poster presentation)
Solomon MJ. Treatment of Pelvic Recurrence after Curative Resection for Rectal Cancer: How I do it. 63rd Brazilian Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, 17-20 September 2014, Brazil.
Solomon MJ. Laparoscopic Rectal Cancer: RCT’s, determining sphincter preservation & APE techniques. 63rd Brazilian Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, 17-20 September 2014, Brazil.
Young JM, McAulay C, Stacey I, Varlow M, Currow D. Beliefs, behaviours and systems in primary care: NSW findings from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership. Cancer Institute NSW Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, 17 October 2014
Young JM, Soeberg M, Rogers K, Aranda S, Baker D, Creighton N, Currow D, Jorgensen M, Walton R, Varlow M. Health service use before and after a cancer diagnosis: a data linkage study using the 45 and Up cohort. 45 and Up Study Collaborators’ Meeting 2014, University of Technology, Sydney, 31 October 2014
Young JM. Survivorship care for people with colorectal cancer: a population-based survey of patients’ experiences and preference. Sydney Cancer Conference 2014, University of Sydney, 28 November 2014
Young JM. Primary care: systems and practitioners. In Symposium: The International Cancer
Benchmarking Partnership – global learning from our results. World Cancer Congress, Melbourne, 3 - 6 December 2014
Solomon MJ. Pelvic exenteration: Indications and results. Combined Australia and New Zealand Colorectal Surgical Meeting. 7 – 8 November 2014; Sydney
Solomon MJ. Pelvic exenteration in 2015: indications, outcomes and novel techniques. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, Surgical Grand Rounds; and Honorary Visiting Professor, Department of Surgery. 4-6 January 2015, New York.
Solomon MJ. Patient preferences and quality of life in IBD, including perianal Crohn’s Disease. Teaching day in Cambridge; A joint meeting organized by the Coloproctology Section of The Royal Society of Medicine and The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland East Anglian Chapter. Visiting Professor in Coloproctology. 27 February 2015
Solomon MJ. Pelvic exenteration: Indications, techniques and outcomes. Teaching day in Cambridge; A joint meeting organized by the Coloproctology Section of The Royal Society of Medicine and The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland East Anglian Chapter. Visiting Professor in Coloproctology. 27 February 2015.
Solomon MJ. Definitive fistula repair in Crohn’s disease: What works, what doesn’t, and how I do it. 2015 St Vincent’s Hospital IBD Surgical Symposium. 13 March 2015, Melbourne.
Solomon MJ. Assessing and managing the failed pouch. 2015 St Vincent’s Hospital IBD Surgical Symposium. 13 March 2015, Melbourne.
Professor Michael Solomon. Career in Academic Surgery_Where do good research questions come from? Royal College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress. 4 May 2015. Perth.
Young JM, Durcinoska I, Solomon M. Survivorship care for people with colorectal cancer in Australia: A population-based survey, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer Annual meeting (MASCC/ISOO), Copenhagen, 25-28 June 2015
Durcinoska I, Young JM, Solomon M. Care coordination experience of patients with colorectal cancer: a population based study, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer Annual Meeting (MASCC/ISOO), Copenhagen, 25-28 June 2015
Durcinoska I, Young JM, Dobbins T, Butow P, Solomon M. Predictors of poor quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer: who is at risk?, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer Care Annual Meeting(MASCC/ISOO), Copenhagen, 25-28 June 2015
Young J will be presenting at the 12th Behavioual Research in Cancer Control Conference. 12 - 15th of May, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney