A tribute to Dr. Roger Keith (1940–2020)

A tribute to Dr. Roger Keith (1940–2020)

Can J Surg 2021;64(1):E23-E24 | PDF

Allan S. MacDonald, MD; Vivian C. McAlister, MB


Dr. Roger Keith, a former co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Surgery who died recently in Saskatoon, was a Canadian ambassador for surgery and one of its leaders in North America. His career spans a period when surgery made the greatest progress in its history.

Accepted Jan. 6, 2021

Affiliations: From Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, NS (MacDonald); and the University Hospital, London, Ont. (McAlister).

Competing interests: None declared.

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DOI: 10.1503/cjs.000421

Correspondence to: V.C. McAlister, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, 339 Windermere Rd, Room 4TU44, London ON N6A 5A5, vmcalist@uwo.ca