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In 2004, Crossroads Education Institute opens its doors in Johannesburg as The Institute for Therapy Advancement. The Institute then changed its name to The Crossroads Institute in 2006. During this time, The Crossroads Education Institute provided unbiased medical educational programs for Interventional Cardiologists and Endovascular Surgeons and their support teams. Due to the need for continuing medical education in other specialities, The Campbell Educational Institute opened to provide programs for healthcare professionals in the fields of Neurosurgery and Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. In 2016, The Crossroads Institute and Campbell Educational Institute merged to form the Crossroads Education Institute which still continues today.

Our philosophy is to provide sub Saharan Africa and Mauritian healthcare professionals with the opportunity to access high quality unbiased continuing medical education programs to advance the standard of holistic patient care in Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and most recently, Advanced Wound Management. To date, Crossroads Education Institute has hosted 114 international speakers and more than 5 445 delegates in 181 courses.  Programs have catered to the educational needs of consultants, fellows, allied professionals and healthcare funders.

Programs offered by the Crossroads Education Institute are free of charge and this is made possible through an unrestricted medical education grant from Baroque Medical (Pty) Ltd with the support of its international partners, Abbott Vascular International BVBA and Integra Life Sciences.

 

Course Director

Dr Tom Mabin

Crossroads Education Institute Course Director
Dr Tom Mabin has been a leader in interventional cardiology in South Africa for the past 35 years. He was a founder and inaugural President of the South Africa Society of Interventional cardiology (SASCI) and been a pioneer in introducing new developments in coronary and structural heart disease procedures in South Africa and abroad. He has been a regular participant and Faculty guest in numerous international meetings, including PCR and TCT and been author in >40 publications. His position as Medical Director of Crossroads since its inception, bears testament to his belief in the power of education.

 

Crossroads Education Institute Staff

Amy Wolfe

Medical Education Course Manager
Amy has an MSc (Ergonomics) and joined the Crossroads Education Institute in 2009. She has a passion for integrating innovative teaching techniques and holistic medical practice into programs

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Tinette Lubbe

PCO Events Co-ordinator
Tinette has many years of experience within the travel industry. She joined the Crossroads Education Institute team in 2016.

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Heila Aspeling

Medical Education Course Manager
Heila has an BCur Hons in Adult Critical Care, an MCur in HIV management and a Post-graduate Certificate in Higher Education. She joined the Crossroads Education Institute in 2019. She is passionate about creating opportunities to foster life-long learning, ultimately creating an environment in which vulnerable people can heal.

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