Shaila Merchant, MSc, MHSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS has been selected for the 2019 KSSO Observership


Dr. Shaila MerchantSSO members were offered the opportunity by the Korean Society of Surgical Oncology (KSSO) to apply for a visiting observership in South Korea. Many excellent and competitive applications were received and Shaila Merchant, MSc, MHSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery at Queen’s University/Kingston Health Sciences Centre in Kingston, Ontario, Canada was selected as the recipient of the observership.

Dr. Merchant has the opportunity to attend the Seoul International Symposium of Surgical Oncology in Seoul, Korea on February 22-23, 2019. Following the meeting, Dr. Merchant will be paired with a KSSO mentor and will visit a pre-eminent Korean Medical Institutions for one week to observe procedures.

The KSSO will provide Dr. Merchant with a stipend to assist with travel and accommodation costs during the duration of the observership.

The SSO congratulates Dr. Merchant!

  • 2018 KSSO Observership Recipient