E115 Wesley Francis, Don Major, and Greg Padmore on the Carribean Surgical Program by Cold Steel: Canadian Journal of Surgery Podcast published on 2022-02-26T15:33:06Z In this episode, we chatted with Drs. Wesley Francis, Don Major, and Greg Padmore. These fantastic surgeons came from the Carribean to train in North America, and we were curious to explore what their experience was like and how they used their training to improve surgical care when they returned home. Links: 1. https://www.ahpba.org/ 2. Cancer Surgery Centre Bahamas - https://cancersurgerybahamas.com/ 3. https://www.barbadosadvocate.com/news/qeh-surgeon-breakthrough-cancer-operation Bios: Dr. Wesley Francis is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (Mona). He did his surgical residency at Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) and completed a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary Alberta. He is currently a Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau Bahamas where he also serves as the Director of Operating Room. He also serves as the Director of the Bahamas National Cancer Registry. Dr. Don Major is a graduate of University of the West Indies (St Augustine). He did his surgical residency at UWI Bahamas where he became the first Bahamian to complete the UWI Bahamas surgical residency program. He completed his surgical oncology and hepatobiliary (HPB) fellowship at the Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary Alberta. He is currently a Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Hepatobiliary surgeon at the Princess Margaret Hospital. Dr. Greg Padmore, a 2011 MBBS graduate who completed his pre-clinical years at The UWI Mona Campus and his clinical years at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados. He is finishing up a two-year Fellowship at the University of Calgary, Canada, where he is undergoing subspecialty training in Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery to be followed by Surgical Oncology. He was the 2012 Intern of the Year in Barbados.