Academic activities

Some of our clinical-academic activities:


  • Multidisciplinary meeting

All cases being considered for surgery are discussed among a board of specialists, in which all teams involved in the management of liver diseases take part: liver surgery, liver transplant, medical oncology, hepatology, diagnostic and interventional radiology.

Meetings take place at ICESP (6th floor amphitheater) and they occur every Tuesday morning 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. The meeting is open to all interested healthcare professionals and students.


  • Journal Club

Monthly the Liver Surgery Unit staff meets our students and residents in order to discuss important papers on Liver Surgery. The Journal Club promotes critical analysis of published papers and helps learners to build knowledge and update concepts in liver surgery.



  • Liver Club

The Sao Paulo State Medical Council (CREMESP) promotes a monthly meeting between the most important academic liver surgery units of our state. Clinical cases are discussed by a multidisciplinary team with participants from University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Federal University of Sao Paulo and Santa Casa Medical Sciences School.

Meetings take place at the Sao Paulo State Medical Council (CREMESP) every month´s first Tuesday, beginning 10 a.m. and are broadcasted through webconference to other important academic institutions in the State of Sao Paulo.


  • Post graduation

The Liver Surgery Unit is committed to surgical research and development of surgical knowledge. It takes active part on our institution´s post-graduation program, helping surgeons to obtain their masters´ and doctors´ degrees.


  • Medical Students Academic Liver League

Medical School Students willing to develop their interest in liver surgery are welcome to participate in our Liver League. The League is planned to offer the experience of liver surgery in many fronts:

Mondays: weekly scientific meeting (regular classes and scientific papers discussion);

Wednesday (morning): liver clinic;

Wednesday (afternoon): wet lab (porcine model experimental training);

Medical students involved with the League also engage on scientific papers production.