Master in “Minimally Invasive and Robotic Pediatric Surgery”

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The Course aims to prepare pediatric surgeons to become experts in minimally invasive surgery and pediatric robotics. The University of Bologna has instituted this II level Master in “Minimally Invasive and Robotic Pediatric Surgery”, unique in Italy and Europe; the 1 year lasting Master is reserved for a maximum of 10 participants, who are already specialists in Pediatric Surgery or in General Surgery or have attended a Department of Pediatric Surgery for at least 2 consecutive years. The teaching activity will consist of both a theoretical and practical part: 5 theoretical sessions characterized by frontal and / or online lectures held by international experts in minimally invasive surgery and pediatric robotics and a practical/hands-on stage of 4 non-continuous weeks in our operating rooms, both in election and in emergency. Furthermore, during the aforementioned stage, the learner will get the chance to use training simulators such as pelvic trainers and virtual LapSim and / or Robotic simulators, available at our Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MISCBO) with the supervision of a tutor. The aim of the course is to guarantee technical-scientific training support on Minimally Invasive Surgery and Pediatric Robotics in order to make learners gain confidence in this surgical approach; Minimally Invasive Surgery nowadays offers scientifically proven benefits on the patient and necessarily requires a methodical path of Learning.

 

CHIEF OF THE PEDIATRIC SURGERY DEPARTMENT

Prof. Mario Lima – DIMEC – University of Bologna – Pediatric Surgery Department – Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi
E-mail: mario.lima@unibo.it

DIRECTOR OF THE MASTER

Dr. PhD. Tommaso Gargano – DIMEC – University of Bologna – Pediatric Surgery Department – Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi
E-mail: tommaso.gargano2@unibo.it

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIAT

Dr. Vincenzo Davide Catania – Pediatric Surgery Department – Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi
E-mail:vincenzodavide.catania@aosp.bo.it

Dr. Neil Di Salvo – Pediatric Surgery Department – Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi
E-mail: neildisalvo@hotmail.com

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARIAT

Nadia Borelli – Fondazione Alma Mater
Email: n.borelli@fondazionealmamater.it

PROGRAMME

SCHEDULE

I SESSION: December 3-4, 2020
II SESSION: February 8-9, 2021
III SESSION: March 15-16, 2021
IV SESSION: May 3-4, 2021
V SESSION: October 5-6, 2021
December 1-2, 2021 (Thesis dissertation and Graduation)

APPLICATION
APPLICATION DEADLINE by the 18th of October 2020
 
SELECTION PROCEDURE 22th October 2020
 
ADMITTED CANDIDATES LIST PUBLICATION 25th October 2020
 

REGISTRATION from 11th November to 25th November 2020

CONTACTS – STAFF MASTER master.mirps@unibo.it