University of Galway – Surgery

49th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture & Surgical Symposium

Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of September 2024
Sir Peter Freyer 48th memorial lecture

An annual event for healthcare professionals to present their research and clinical work.

The Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture & Surgical Symposium is the largest surgical conference in Ireland.

There will be a fantastic series of speakers at the 49th conference, both Irish and international from all surgical subspecialties.

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2024 Keynote Speaker

Professor Keith Lillemoe

Professor Keith Lillemoe

General and Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.

www.massgeneral.org

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Sir Peter Freyer

Sir Peter Freyer

1851 – 1921

About the Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture

The Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture & Surgical Symposium is hosted annually on the first weekend of September by the Department of Surgery, University of Galway. Professor Sean O’Beirn established this conference in 1975 and was succeeded by Professor HF Given. It is currently hosted by Professors Oliver McAnena and Michael Kerin.

It is the largest surgical conference in Ireland and is open to all surgical disciplines both nationally and internationally.

The Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture & Surgical Symposium provides a platform for healthcare professionals to present their research and clinical work and allows for the merging of both scientific and clinical information. Abstracts are published in a supplement to the Irish Journal of Medical Science.

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Don't miss the Surgical Symposium of the year

We cannot wait to welcome you back to the University of Galway.

Conference will be held on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of September 2024