The Polglase Visiting Professorship is an educational initiative supported by Let's Beat Bowel Cancer and allows Cabrini's Colorectal surgeons to have world leading experts visit to share information and help ensure that Cabrini's physicians stay at the forefront of the surgical management of colorectal cancer. It is a key part of the annual program of education at Cabrini Health.


Public Lecture Tuesday November 13, 2018 5:00PM

Cabrini Institute 

154 Wattletree Road, Malvern

Lecture Rooms 2 & 3, Level 1


The 2018 A.L Polglase Visiting Professor of colorectal surgery will be Professor Antonio de Lacy

Dr. Lacy will visit Cabrini between November 11 and 13. During his time here he will deliver talks to colorectal surgeons on current issues of importance in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer. There will educational sessions with our surgical trainees and he will meet with hospital staff to discuss contemporary surgical techniques. There will also be a public lecture conducted by Dr Lacy.

Dr. Antonio De Lacy is the head of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Service and Chief of the minimally Invasive Surgery Department at the Hospital Clinic, Barcelona.

He founded the Advances in Surgery Web Channel, which is a globally recognized medical training digital platform.

The Visiting Professor program is now in its 6th year and is supported annually by Covidien.


Public Lecture Tuesday, November 13, 2018

5:00pm Refreshments

5:30pm Public Lecture

6.30pm End

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