HPB Surgery Section Visitors

Associate Professor Sean Cleary

Rochester, USA

Sean P. Cleary, M.D., is the Vice Chair of Education and a consultant
in the Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Cleary holds the academic rank of Associate Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr Cleary earned his B.Sc. with honours at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and his M.D. at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. He completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Toronto, where he also completed the Clinical Investigator Program earning his Master of Science degree. He continued his training at the University of Toronto, completing
a fellowship in hepatobiliary oncology and transplantation surgery
and earning his Master of Public Health in community health and epidemiology. Dr Cleary served on the staff of University Health Network at the University of Toronto prior to joining Mayo Clinic in March 2017. His clinical interests include the surgical treatment of pancreatic, hepatic and biliary malignancies with a specific focus on minimally invasive approaches to these cancers. His research interests include the genetic epidemiology of pancreatic and hepatocellular cancers. He is frequently invited to give presentations on his work to both national and international audiences and has authored numerous journal articles, book chapters, abstracts and other written publications. In addition
to his clinical and research activities, Dr Cleary is active in education and has provided mentorship to many residents and fellows, among others. He is a recipient of the Frank Milles Teaching Award and Nicolas Colapinto Teaching Award, conferred by the University of Toronto, Dr Cleary is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and was recently elected to the Board of Governors as the Surgical Specialty Society Governor from the Canadian Association of General Surgeons. He is a member of professional organizations, including the American Surgical Association, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Canadian Association for General Surgeons, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, where he has served on many committees and in leadership roles.

Associate Professor Carol-Anne Moulton

Toronto, Canada

Carol-Anne Moulton graduated from The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia in 1992 and completed general surgical training earning certification from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2001. She undertook several Fellowships following this: a Fellowship in Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery at St. Vincents Hospital in Melbourne, a Fellowship in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HPB) Surgery at Toronto General Hospital and a Medical Education Fellowship at the University of Toronto, earning a Master’s of Higher Education
in 2006 and a PhD in Education in 2010. Dr Moulton was appointed Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto in 2010. She is co-director of the HPB Fellowship Program at University of Toronto. Early 2010, Dr Moulton became a scientist at the University of Toronto Donald R. Wilson Centre for Research in Education. Her research interests include the psycho-sociological considerations of surgical judgment and surgeon error.