An update of the aims and achievements during the first year of the Young Group of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (Y-SICCR)
The Young Group of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (Y-SICCR) was founded in February 2017 (http://www.siccr.org/en/siccr-young/) , after the proposal of a group of young colorectal surgeons and trainees was seconded by senior members of the SICCR.
In view of the upcoming SICCR National Meeting in Biella (November 2019), this report offers an overview of the scope of the Y-SICCR, the goals achieved so far, as well as the future goals of this group, which were presented during a dedicated session at the last SICCR National Meeting (Sept. 30—Oct. 3 2017 Rome, Italy).
Identifying the areas needing prompt action: the Y-SICCR survey
Among the first initiatives of the Y-SICCR, was an explorative survey that was circulated among the young members of the society, as well as among young Italian colorectal surgeons and trainees. This was circulated via social media to reach the largest number of respondents possible, and it was also circulated via other scientific societies (either...
The authors would like to thank the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR) for the invaluable support and generous assistance. The authors are grateful to Y-SICO (Young Group of the Italian Society of Surgical Oncology), SPIGC (Italian Society of Young Surgeon), SIC (Italian Society of Surgery), ACOI (Associazione Chirurghi Ospedalieri Italiani), SIPAD (Società Italiana Medico-Chirurgica di Patologia dell’Apparato Digestivo), ESCP (European Society of Coloproctology) that helped the dissemination the questionnaire among their members. The authors are most grateful to Miss Marina Fiorino for all the support she constantly provides to all the young surgeons in the SICCR.
Y-SICCR Committee Member: Gianluca Pellino, Elisabetta Moggia, Alessandro Sturiale, Gaetano Gallo; Y-SICCR Collaborators: Paola Campennì, Marco Milone, Francesco Pata
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