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

The Royal North Shore (RNS) Surgical Education, Research and Training  (SERT) Institute was established in 2017. It was an initiative of the Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia, the Northern Clinical School of the University of Sydney and the Senior Surgical Staff at the hospital. The objectives of the SERT Institute are to: Support surgeons in …

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 departments play a vital role in supporting the role of the hospital as one …

SERT Executive Committee

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 department that champion …