Chief Medical Surgeon at the St.Kitts-Nevis Main JNF Hospital has been elected President of the Caribbean College of Surgeons. Dr. Wilkinson who is also Clinical Surgery Professor at the University of Medicine and Health Sciences was elected at the groups 14th annual Conference now being held in St.Lucia
Wilkinson MD used social media to make the announcement via a post which read “I am at the 14th Annual Caribbean College of Surgeons Conference and I am humbled that they have vested in me the confidence to lead this august body of surgeons . I was elected President Elect to lead this organization of over 100 surgeons in 2018 . I give God thanks for the journey and ask for his continued blessings.”
The conference was preceded by a medical workshops and clinical conference at the Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa on June 16th, 2016. The conferences which are observed annually have enabled the College to assist in increasing the quality of surgical care for patients in the Caribbean as it has created a global mix of experiences that continues to raise Caribbean standards and education in the art and practice of surgery.
The event was well attended by medical personnel from the various Caribbean countries who gathered together to engage in the professional exchange of ideas and experiences, and the sharing of fellowship as colleagues.
The Caribbean College of Surgeons is a professional and educational association of surgeons, that was established to improve and maintain the quality of surgical care for patients in the Caribbean; bringing together surgeons practicing in the Caribbean with those in the wider world, to set high standards for surgical practice and education in the art and practice of surgery.