Rescheduled for Spring 2024
Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Seattle, WA USA
Lectures, videos, and lively discussion on the latest management of babies with EA-TEF for all phases of care.
Whether you're learning the technique for the first time or brushing up on your MIS skills, you will have multiple opportunities to practice MIS repair of EA-TEF in our hands-on lab with both synthetic and animal tissue models. You will also have the opportunity to get your own Symulus EA-TEF simulator and take it home with you!
Stay at our host hotel, the beautiful Seattle Waterfront Marriott right on Puget Sound
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Pioneer and leader in pediatric robotic surgery as well as MIS neonatal surgery and surgical simulation. Has trained hundreds of surgeons in robotic surgery around the world.
Seattle Children's Hospital
University of Washington, Seattle, WA USA
Professor of pediatric surgery and international authority on esophageal atresia. He edited the first textbook on the subject and led a research unit investigating embryogenesis of EA and the VACTERL association.
University of Otago
Regarded as one of the world's leading simulation experts with a wealth of experience in technical skills simulation and research for neonatal thoracoscopic surgery
University of Otago Simulation Centre,
Director of Surgical Simulation & Monash Children's Simulation, Consultant at the WHO WPRO.
Monash Children's Hospital,
Rory has a number of post graduate degrees in engineering and business. Throughout his career, he has lived and worked in different regions around the world and now is an integral part of the Symulus team in both marketing and development of neonatal surgical simulation solutions.
The University of Otago (Māori: Te Whare Wānanga o Ōtākou) is a public research collegiate university based in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. Founded in 1869, Otago is New Zealand's oldest University, one of the oldest universities in Oceania, and is ranked in the top 1% of all Universities world-wide.
Seattle Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked in the top 10 Children's Hospitals in the US.
Through the collaboration of physicians in nearly 60 pediatric subspecialties, Seattle Children's Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, surgical, rehabilitative, behavioral, emergency and outreach services – regardless of a family’s ability to pay.
KARL STORZ – the leading endoscope manufacturer – offers systems for human and veterinary medicine as well as for industrial applications. Endoscopes, instruments, devices, and camera systems from KARL STORZ have stood for tradition, advanced technology, and quality for more than 75 years.
Symulus brings hi-fidelity surgical training to life and is the creator of the EA-TEF model used in this course. Using the latest technology available in our design and production processes, we’re crafting a new approach to surgical training, with state-of-the-art models that enable rapid skills development across multiple surgical disciplines.
Jingle Cross is a Washington state based 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that sponsors events for Children's Hospitals around the world. Jingle Cross became world famous as the main sponsor supporting the globally televised UCI Cyclocross World Cup event in Iowa City , Iowa USA
Please contact us if you cannot find an answer to your question.
Yes! Our sponsor Symulus will have many models there if you want one. You will have the opportunity to purchase the fully self-contained Symulus EA-TEF simulator at their symposium-only discounted price . The simulator is complete and includes the EA-TEF model, camera, 5 synthetic tissue inserts, and the carrying container. It's very portable and about the size of a lunch box (yes, it will fit under the airplane seat in front of you). Just download the app to your laptop and plug the simulator's USB cable in and you are good to go. Practice your EA-TEF repair in your office or home!
Yes! All course teaching activities are at the Seattle Waterfront Marriott. Be sure to get your hotel reservation through our website for special discounts!
This is an International joint effort by pediatric surgeons from the US, UK, and New Zealand. Participating institutions include Seattle Children's Hospital and Christchurch Hospital with materials supplied by industry partners Storz and Symulus along with an unrestricted educational grant donated by Jingle Cross, Inc, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 based in Washington State.
For more information, send us a message, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.