The Research Institute Against Digestive Cancer (IRCAD) has been awarded re-accreditation as a Comprehensive Education Institute for its training courses in minimally invasive surgery organized in Strasbourg, France. The Institute successfully met the Standards and Criteria of the American College of Surgeons’ Program for Accreditation of Education Institutes (AEI). It remains the first French academic training center in minimal access [...]
Professor Jacques Marescaux, awarded the rank of Commander of the Chilean Order of Bernardo O’Higgins
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Professor Jacques Marescaux was awarded the rank of Commander of the Chilean Order of Bernardo O’Higgins at the Chilean Embassy in Paris, in the presence of Mrs Michèle Barzach, former French Minister of Health, and Mr Fernando Quintana, Honorary Consul of Chile in Strasbourg. This distinction was officially awarded by Mrs Marcia Covarrubias, Ambassador of [...]
In partnership with IRCAD Taiwan, Mr. Liang-Gee Chen, Minister of Science and Technology, and Mr. Fong-Chin Su, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, organized a symposium on the “Future of Surgery” in Taipei, on February 5, 2018. On this very occasion, they highlighted the spectacular advances achieved by IRCAD in the field of surgical innovation. The IRCAD had invited Karl [...]
On Friday, December 1st, 2017, IRCAD had the privilege of welcoming Gérard Collomb, French State Minister and Minister of Home Affairs, during the “Conférence des métropoles”, which brought together representatives of France’s largest cities in the Charles Lindbergh Auditorium at IRCAD. Ninety-six presidents of French metropolises and of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) took an active part in [...]
On Friday, July 21, Prof. Marescaux had the pleasure to meet President Paul Kagame in the framework of his visit in Rwanda. During their talk, President Kagame expressed his will to open a IRCAD mirror Institute in Kigali for the development of minimally invasive surgery in Africa. This exciting project inspires all IRCAD teams to share IRCAD knowledge in the [...]
On Saturday, July 15, Professor Jacques Marescaux gave a conference in Beirut, on the history of IRCAD and artificial intelligence applied to surgery, at the 8th Annual Medical Congress of the French-Lebanese Medical Association. Two IHU representatives took part in this prestigious scientific gathering: Professor Arnold Munnich, President of Imagine, an institute which aims to improve the genetic diagnosis of [...]
IRCAD has been honoured to welcome a delegation from Jinan (China) including Mr. Duanwu ZHANG, Director of the Management Committee at Jinan International Medical Science Center, Secretary of the party working committee, Mr. Ji ZHANG, Director of the Jinan Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, Secretary of the party committee, Mr. Lingbing KONG, Deputy director of the Jinan Foreign Affairs.
Grand opening of a 3rd international IRCAD center: IRCAD América Latina (Rio de Janeiro unit, Brazil)
On Friday June 30, IRCAD inaugurated a new training and research center in Rio de Janeiro, connected to the gigantic Americas Medical City hospital complex, in the presence of IRCAD expert surgeons and industrial partners. This third international IRCAD center came to be thanks to the partnership signed in January 2016 with Dr. Edson de Godoy Bueno, President and Managing [...]
On June 22, 2017, Group picture with Prof Marescaux and Prof Yang’s residents from Seoul taken at the end of the plenary conference.
Professor Jacques MARESCAUX, President of IRCAD, and Mr Jérome NOUZAREDE, President of the ELSAN Group, officially signed a partnership today between the two structures, in the fields of training and research. IRCAD joins forces with the ELSAN Group in the field of research and innovation. The ELSAN Group is the second biggest private hospitalization group in France. It has 82 [...]
The international Jury which labeled Strasbourg’s IHU project (Institute for Image-Guided Surgery) in 2011 visited IRCAD and IHU today, further to the mid-term audit performed at the end of last year. The objective of this visit was to analyze the unfolding of the project, gather the observations made about the IHU to improve the concept and to make recommendations for [...]
On February 22, 2017, Jacques Marescaux was in Taiwan to meet with Sen-Tien Tsai, Vice Minister, Ministry of Health and Welfare, to plan how IRCAD Taiwan courses could be included in the curriculum of Taiwanese surgeons. On the same day, he had an official meeting with Fong-Chin Su, Vice Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology, to program the creation of [...]