Conference organized by “World Telehealth Initiative, Transforming Global Healthcare”

Last week, a big conference was organized by Californian foundation “World Telehealth Initiative, Transforming Global Healthcare”, created by Yulung Wang. Yulung Wang is a long-time friend of Professor Jacques Marescaux. He is the creator of Computer Motion, the robotics company behind the “Zeus” robot which allowed to perform Operation Lindbergh in 2001. Their project aims […]

Visite of the Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in France

Today, we had the honor to welcome the Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in France, Mr. François Nkulikiyimfura. This was an opportunity for Professor Marescaux to give a detailed presentation to his Excellency on the IRCAD concept and the new IRCAD Africa mirror institute, which will be inaugurated in a few months in Kigali. […]

Visit of the “Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)”

Today we welcomed a delegation composed of the 8 “big bosses” of surgery of the University Hospital of Vaud (CHUV). This was an honor for us, as the CHUV is ranked in the top 10 of the best university hospitals in the world. After two presentations of activities, made respectively by Professor Nicolas Demartines for […]

Delocalized session of the National Academy of Surgery

Last Friday, we had the pleasure to welcome the National Academy of Surgery for their delocalized session. It was an opportunity for us to present them the entire “IRCAD Family”, as we were connected live with each of our mirror institutes. This presentation was followed by a visit of all our laparoscopic and robotic platforms […]

Guided tour of IRCAD with Mr. Gene Woods, President and CEO of Atrium Health

Last week, we had the honor of giving a tour of our Institute to Mr. Eugene A. Woods, President and CEO of Atrium Health, one of the leading, nonprofit health systems in the United States. Mr. Woods is an inspiring and charismatic individual who fully shares the values of the Institute and whom we are […]

Charity Gala for IRCAD AFRICA

Last week, Professor Jacques Marescaux went to Kigali with a delegation from Strasbourg. It was an opportunity to meet with the French Ambassador to Rwanda, Mr. Antoine Anfré, as well as the Minister of Health, Mr. Daniel Ngamije. It was also an opportunity to participate in the Charity Gala organized by the First Lady, Mrs. […]

Surgical week: update in minimally invasive surgery 2022

Last week, top experts from around the world gathered in Naples to attend the “Surgical week: update in minimally invasive surgery 2022”, organized by Professor Francesco Corcione (Professor of General Surgery and Director of the Minimally Invasive General Surgery and Oncology UOC at the Federico II Hospital in Naples). Live surgeries, as well as lectures […]

New appointments for IRCAD Vice-President, Prof. Silvana Perretta

The ACS Board of Regents appointed Prof. Silvana Perretta as an Advisor of the Committee on Emerging Surgical Technologies and Education (CESTE) to lead efforts focusing on innovative use of new technologies in surgery and surgical education.  Prof. Silvana Perretta was also appointed as an Associate Member of the French National Academy of Surgery. 

Visit of Dr. H.C. Mult. Sybill Storz, chair of the supervisory board of KARL STORZ

Yesterday, Dr. H.C. Mult. Sybill Storz (Chair of the Supervisory Board, KARL STORZ) visited IRCAD 3, accompanied by Mr. Eric Dourver (Director Key Opinion Leader Management, Global Strategic Marketing, KARL STORZ) and Professor Jacques Marescaux. KARL STORZ was IRCAD’s very first contact when the Institute was looking for a corporate partnership. Unfortunately at that time […]