6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
McMaster University, Canada
Dr. Shargall completed his medical school and bachelor in medical sciences and immunology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He then completed cardiothoracic residency at the Haddasah University Hospital of Hebrew University Jerusalem, followed by cardiac and thoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Toronto. Since 2004 he practiced thoracic surgery at the University of Toronto, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital (both in Toronto). Between 2007 and 2010 he was the director of medical education at St. Joseph’s Health Centre and the associate director of undergraduate education at the department of surgery, University of Toronto. Since October 2010 he is the division head of Thoracic Surgery at McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery at McMaster University and an adjunct Associate Professor of surgery at the University of Toronto. He is the local LHIN 4 (Ontario) thoracic oncology lead and serves at multiple expert panels for Cancer Care Ontario. His main research focus is on post-discharge care for thoracic surgery patients and he has received numerous grants, including the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), Heart and Stroke Foundation and Ontario Thoracic Society. He is currently chairing the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ working group on VTE in Thoracic Surgery.