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Surgical Grand Rounds, Monday 8th July.

Our invited speaker, Dr Saxon Connor, is an hepatobiliary surgeon from Christchurch, New Zealand.  He is the clinical e-health lead for the Canterbury district health board where he is playing a key role in helping to establish a digital health system. He has also been involved with tech companies bringing electronic workflow solutions for clinicians …

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SERT Attends RACP – RoboDoctors: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence …

  This presentation explored the current advancements of technology and what this means in relation to medicine and the future of our physicians.

Acute Surgical Unit receives NSLHD Quality Improvement Award.

The Acute Surgical Unit (ASU) at Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) was the “Local Solutions”  winner in the 2019 Northern Sydney Local Health District Quality and Improvement Awards for the project titled —  ‘Better managing gastrointestinal surgery”. Congratulations to Olivia Kirkland and team. Prior to the establishment of the ASU, the large number of emergency …

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International Clinical Trials Day @RNSH2019

The SERT Institute was a sponsor of the RNSH 2019 Clinical trials day. The Department of Surgery was well represented. Special thanks go to Linda Pallot (RNSH Vascular, Surgery) and Rebeka Tenant (Manager, Research Strategy and Partnerships, NSLHD).  [ngg src=”galleries” display=”pro_mosaic”] 

The history of surgical teaching at the University of Sydney

The first medical students entered the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney in 1883.  At this time, Thomas Peter Anderson Stuart (1856–1920), a 26-year-old recent graduate of the University of Edinburgh, was appointed Professor of Anatomy and Physiology and charged with organising the surgical teaching program.  As it is today, surgery was a …

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International Clinical Trials Day

International Clinical Trials Day (2019) will be celebrated in the front foyer of the Acute Services Building between 10 am and 2 pm. It will highlight the excellent clinical research conducted on the Royal North Shore Hospital Campus. International clinical trials day is held each year on the 20th of May to celebrate the day …

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