Making new discoveries

Discover new ways to repair the human body as a researcher or a resident within the Department of Surgery. Since each division places a heavy emphasis on research, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to hone your lab skills, no matter which specialty you choose.

As a future surgeon, these skills are of critical importance—a strong research background and strong critical thinking skills lead to better patient care and more effective practice.

Finding focus

With nine separate divisions, Dalhousie’s Department of Surgery is well equipped with the resources and the expertise needed to conduct important, meaningful research. The breadth of knowledge within these divisions enables them to make important strides in their particular fields and gives them the opportunity to collaborate within the department.

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