Biomedical communications for liver transplants

July 17, 2017Bio

For this month’s blog post, we’d like to reach back and give a shout out to one of our previous interns, Naveen Devasagayam, who worked with the TVASurg team in the summer of 2014 to complete an in-depth patient teaching video on the living donor right hepatectomy procedure. In Naveen’s own words: While completing a … Read More

Forging the initiative into patient teaching

May 15, 2017Bio

Teaching surgical trainees through our videos is not the only objective we have here at The Toronto Video Atlas of Surgery. Educating patients is just as important to us. Because the videos for surgeons are not appropriate for patients to watch, we decided to repurpose it for patients.    To make our first TVASurg patient … Read More

The art of surgery

February 22, 2017Bio

It’s safe to say Dr. Linda Lee understands the power of medical illustration for communicating surgery. We learned about Dr. Lee’s work this past July, where she presented at the annual Association of Medical Illustrators conference in Atlanta, Georgia, to present her drawings and discuss her experiences in using medical illustrations to communicate with colleagues … Read More

Summer wrap-up featuring Matan Berson

September 22, 2016Bio, News

Summer is…almost over, and we’d like to take the opportunity to acknowledge the work of our awesome summer student, Matan Berson (Class of 2017). As a first year student at the Master of Science in Biomedical Communications Program at the University of Toronto, Matan first contacted us in March, expressing his interest in working with … Read More