2019 Toronto International Pediatric Endoscopic and Open Airway Surgery Workshops

Workshop Overviews

Toronto International Pediatric Endoscopic Workshop – October 17, 2019

This live animal workshop offers the opportunity to learn or refine your skills in rigid and flexible bronchoscopy and rigid esophagoscopy. The workshop will be held in our beautiful research and learning tower that has numerous live animal stations. Offering one-to-one teaching from local and international faculty, this endoscopic workshop promises to be a great experience!

  • Rigid bronchoscopy and foreign body removal
  • Flexible bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
  • Rigid esophagoscopy and foreign body removal
  • Balloon dilatation of the trachea and esophagus
  • Endoscopic laryngeal cleft repair

The day begins at 7:30AM with registration and light breakfast. 

Toronto International Open Airway Surgery Workshop – October 18, 2019

This live animal workshop allows participants to learn open airway surgical procedures, including:

  • Tracheotomy
  • Harvest of rib and thyroid ala cartilage
  • Anterior and posterior laryngotracheoplasty
  • Stent placement
  • Cricotracheal resection
  • Slide tracheoplasty

One-to-one teaching from local and international faculty with years of open airway experience promises to make this a fantastic learning opportunity! The day begins at 7:15AM with registration and light breakfast. 

NOTE: Each participant will receive a copy of our Airway Reconstruction Surgical Dissection Manual (Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA) for review prior to the workshop. The manual will be sent to the mailing address specified during registration. Participants who register after October 1, 2019 must pick up their manual on the morning of the workshop.

Course Registration Options:

  • Pediatric Endoscopic Workshop – 1 day – October 17, 2019
  • Open Airway Surgery Workshop – 1 day – October 18, 2019
  • Pediatric Endoscopic & Open Airway Surgery Workshops – 2 days – October 17-18, 2019

Please refer to the Workshop Fees page for additional details. 

Optional Participant Dinner - October 17, 2019

Participants from both workshops are invited to attend an optional dinner on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 6:30PM. This is an excellent opportunity to network with your colleagues. Please indicate your attendance when you register for your workshop(s).

For more information regarding SickKids Pediatric Otolaryngology Workshops, please visit www.orlped.com.


  • When

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 - Friday, October 18, 2019
    7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
    686 Bay Street
    Event Room 1
    Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4

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