At the end of her mandate as president of the IAAS, Dr. Beverly K. Philip describes the 13th edition of International Congress on Ambulatory Surgery Congress as one of the best IAAS congresses ever organized. Happy with the "outstanding program", the quality and friendliness of the environment but "more importantly, the quality of the education", she gives an overview of the last three days in Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto, in the interview below.
After three days of congress, it’s time to say goodbye to the portuguese city of Porto, that welcomed thousands of delegates from around the world, brought together to discuss the hottest topics and most recent advances on Ambulatory Surgery. At the end of the meeting, the feeling of mission accomplished was shared among all who took part in the organization, and witnessed a constantly full auditorium and a high-level of participation in all scientific sessions. The next edition of the biennial International Congress on Ambulatory Surgery will be held in Bruges, Belgium, in 2021. Take a look at the video below and scroll through the gallery to check out some of the best moments of the event.
With almost 1.500 delegates, representing a total of 44 countries, the 13th edition of the International Congress on Ambulatory Surgery, taking place in Porto, was, in the words of Dr. Carlos Magalhães, president of the Portuguese Ambulatory Surgery Association (APCA), nothing less than "a great success". Watch the interview for an overview of the event which will certainly help to promote and spread the latest advances in Ambulatory Surgery to all corners of the world.
The second day of the 13th IAAS Congress in Porto was marked by a debate on the organizational aspects important to local Ambulatory Surgery policies. Dr. Cláudia Medeiros Borges participated in this session and gave some insights on the most relevant topics discussed, based on her long experience as a hospital manager. Check out the full interview below.