deKuyper Education Centre
The Henry K.M. de Kuyper Education Centre (shortly – the DeK) is a hub for general surgery medical students, residents, and fellows creating educational media and conducting research in medical education; and also is a place for the promotion of innovation, creativity, and professional productivity in medical education. The Centre exists since 2011 on private funding through the Hospital Foundation. It is affiliated with the Steinberg-Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) and Innovation (MGH, MUHC) where cutting-edge surgical education and recovery research.
The DeK Centre is located at the Montreal GeneralHospital (MGH, MUHC), D6-257. It is equipped with several powerful MAC desktops with a range of Apple software, video-editing software and equipment; video library of local MIS surgical procedures and educational media; conference room and sound-proof cubicle (for private calls, non-disturbed work, recordings, etc). Some educational activities (webinars, workshops, group works etc.) are regularly held in the Centre. We can offer after-hours access to regular users, and it is possible to book this conference room for any time any day a week.
We have over 1100 of MIS surgical videos, both VHS and DVD. Each researcher gets an individual login access on any computer with a substantial space for storage.