About Us

The purpose of the SERT Institute is to promote and support surgical education, training and research on the Royal North Shore Hospital Campus. Royal North Shore is the main teaching hospital within the Northern Sydney Health district, which is located on the north shore of Sydney.

Background and Key Objectives

Background The Royal North Shore (RNS) Surgical Education, Research and Training  (SERT) Institute is an integral part of the RNS hospital Division of Surgery and Anaesthesia. The main aim of the Institute is to reinvigorate and promote a “positive” surgical culture on the RNS campus and collectively work towards ‘Surgical Academia.’ Surgical Academia is the engagement of a …

Royal North Shore Hospital

Royal North Shore Hospital is a 634 bed principal tertiary referral centre for the Northern Sydney Local Health Service. It provides a full range of tertiary referral surgical services, and a number of quaternary services to the state of NSW. Our surgical services play a vital role in supporting the role of the hospital as …

Our Team

Executive Committee Members The RNS SERT Institute’s Executive Committee comprises of the following members. Guest members, such as the NSLHD Chief Executive, the Associate Dean of the Northern Clinical School, the University of Sydney salaried academics and those with other key roles are also invited as appropriate. This includes the identified academic leads within each RNSH surgical …