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November is “Surgeons Month 2019” – and initiative of the NSW RACS State Committee

Surgeons Month is an annual event which seeks to bring together NSW Fellows, Trainees, International Medical Graduates, prevocational doctors, medical students and College stakeholders to collaborate about surgical education, research and best practice. There are a number of excellent events throughout the month of November. For more information see the RACS website

SERT and the Sydney University Surgical Society announce the 2020 medical student mentoring program.

SERT in collaboration with the Sydney University Surgical Society (SUSS) is pleased to announce its 2020 medical student mentoring program. The program is part of our ongoing initiatives to cultivate student interest in surgery, introduce students to practising surgeons within the health district and foster a culture of collaboration and mentorship between students and surgeons.

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SUSS Suturing Workshop — a great success!

On Monday the 14th of October, the Clinical Skills Centre at RNSH hosted a Sydney University Surgical Society (SUSS) suturing workshop. It was a great success! Places for the workshop were in high demand, and the students that attended provided very positive feedback. On these grounds, we hope to run a similar event next year! …

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Opening of the Tom Reeve Academic Surgical Clinic

On the 18th of October, we will be celebrating the opening of the Tom Reeve Academic Surgical Clinic. Tom was the inaugural Professor of Surgery at RNSH. Under his leadership, Royal North Shore has grown into a centre of surgical, educational and research excellence.  The purpose of the clinic is to acknowledge and build upon …

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RNSH Hosts a two-day Surgical Skills workshop

In early October, the Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre at Royal North Shore Hospital hosted a two-day Surgical Skills (SURG5031) workshop for 18 students who travelled from as far as Far North Queensland and South Australia. Surgical Skills (SURG5031) is a University of Sydney post-graduate coursework subject offered by the Discipline of Surgery, with …

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RNSH hosts Urological Society (USANZ) training day

On Saturday the 12th of October, The Royal North Shore Hospital hosted a Urology training day for advanced trainees in Urology. The day, which is held every three years, is organised by the State Training Committee of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ). The program which included clinical presentations and written exams …

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