Healthcare Heroes: The Passion Project

Tal Golesworthy and the PEARS project is featured in a book and website called Healthcare Heroes: The Passion Project. The project is run by Havas Lynx, a leading global healthcare communications group, and it’s dedicated to the people working with passion, purpose and determination to improve peoples’ lives all over the world.

You can read Tal’s story on the Healthcare Heroes website.

Tal Golesworthy is keynote speaker at Research Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Summit

Tal Golesworthy was a keynote speaker at the Research Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Summit, which took place in Ottawa, Canada between 25 and 27 October. The conference had the theme of Health Innovation: Working Together on Shared Health Priorities and brought together SPOR stakeholders, including patients, federal, provincial and territorial ministries, partners, researchers and clinicians. More information about SPOR can be found at www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca. You can also read Tal’s speaker biography at www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/50023.html#s3.

Tal Golesworthy is keynote speaker at BRAINCOMS

Tal Golesworthy was a keynote speaker at BRAINCOMS, the Brazilian International Congress of Medical Students, which took place at the Escola Paulista de Medicina – Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Sao Paolo, Brazil between 20 and 22 October. The event gives delegates the opportunity to learn from internationally renowned keynote speakers, practise their skills in hands-on workshops and build up networks with other medical students from around the world. For more information on the conference visit www.braincoms.com.

3 September 2016

In an editorial published today in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Leslie Hamilton – former president of the Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland and regional director for professional affairs at the Royal College of Surgeons of England – discusses the question of when an emerging technology should enter the therapeutic arena. Commenting specifically on the Personalised External Aortic Root Support (PEARS) he argues that, following a precedent set in a recent Supreme Court case, surgeons have a responsibility to provide information on all appropriate medical procedures to allow the patient to make an informed decision. He suggests that patients should be made aware of the PEARS option. You can read the article here.

Tal Golesworthy speaks at AEICBAS Biomedical Congress in Porto

 On 4 March 2016, Tal Golesworthy spoke at the AEICBAS Biomedical Congress at the Abel Salazar Institute of Sciences in Oporto, Portugal. The Congress invites speakers from all over the world to share their research with the Institute’s students. The subject of Tal’s presentation was PEARS: Engineering Innovation in Cardiac Surgery.

Tal is panel speaker at fifth IN4MED conference in Coimbra, Portugal

On 19 February, Tal was part of the Cardiovascular Panel at the fifth IN4Med conference, which was held at the Congress Center of Coimbra University Hospitals in Portugal. IN4MED is an annual conference for the students of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Coimbra on the most recent medical advances. It attracts some of the world’s most innovative doctors and scientists. More details of the conference can be found by going to the In4Med website

Tal Golesworthy speaks at Completing the Picture in Cumbernauld

On 11 November 2015 Tal Golesworthy spoke at the Scottish Completing the Picture in Cumbernauld. The conference is an annual educational symposium for healthcare professionals who use, manage, maintain or purchase medical devices.

This well respected event is a recognised professional development opportunity and helps to improve knowledge and awareness of medical device topics that affect the industry both today and in the future.

Tal’s talk was ‘PEARS: Engineering Innovation in Cardiac Surgery’. You can download the conference programme here.

Tal Golesworthy receives Patient Innovation Award

On 13 July 2015 Tal Golesworthy received one of the first six Patient Innovation Awards at a ceremony in Lisbon.

Patient Innovation (PI) is a nonprofit, international, multilingual, free venue for patients and caregivers of any disease to share their innovations. PI is an initiative by Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics in collaboration with Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM).

The Patient Innovation Awards are aimed at honouring all patients, caregivers and collaborators who have developed innovative solutions
to cope with their health condition or to assist others they care about.

For more information about the organisation you can visit the Patient Innovation website.

Tal Golesworthy speaks at Completing the Picture

On 17 June 2015 Tal Golesworthy spoke at Completing the Picture, an annual educational symposium for healthcare professionals who use, manage, maintain or purchase medical devices.

This well respected event is a recognised professional development opportunity and helps to improve knowledge and awareness of medical device topics that affect the industry both today and in the future.

Tal’s talk was ‘PEARS: Engineering Innovation in Cardiac Surgery’. More information about the conference can be found here.