Surgical Grand Rounds - Professor Michael Griffin OBE
President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Clinical Research Surgical Grand Rounds
Friday, 18 October 2019, 8am to 9am
Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
“Talking to cancer patients - do not promise what you cannot deliver”
Professor Michael Griffin OBE became President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2018, when he was a Consultant Oesophagogastric surgeon at the Royal Victoria Infirmary. He developed the Northern Oesophagogastric Cancer Unit which is now the largest in Europe and North America. A Council member since 2009, he is Chair of the Joint Committee for Intercollegiate Examinations (JCIE) and Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His clinical and research interests have been focused on early diagnosis and radical treatment of oesophagogastric cancers. He was awarded an OBE for services to cancer health care in 2013.
Chair: Professor Freddie Hamdy
All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.