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SERT Institute Academic Leads

The SERT Institute recognises the contribution and productivity of all forms of research done by surgeons, and the fact that it underpins good clinical care. As part of our aim to promote this activity, we have appointed academic leads in each of our surgical departments (See Link). Our aim is to promote and facilitate the …

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RNS Hospital Shoulder Symposium

Shoulder reconstruction is a complex and often difficult procedure. New techniques are constantly being developed and created to optimise patient outcomes. The Royal North Shore Hospital in partnership with Mathys & Smith & Nephew hosted the 10th Annual RNS Shoulder Symposium. This highly successful two-day symposium provides an opportunity for surgeons performing arthroscopy & arthroplasty …

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Physician Wellness Books Available from the Douglas Piper Library

For more information visit the library which is on the ground floor of the Kolling Building at Royal North Shore Hospital, contact Nicola Wormleaton ( or visit the library website.

Royal North Shore celebrates the opening of the Tom Reeve Academic Surgical Clinic.

On the 18th of October, approximately 100 people attended the opening of the Tom Reeve Academic Surgical Clinic. The purpose of the clinic is to acknowledge and build upon the foundations of academic surgery that Tom Reeve created on the campus, and to provide opportunities for surgical outcomes research and clinical trials in a supportive …

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Upper GI/Bariatric and HPB Intensive Training Day – February 2020

The Australian and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association will be hosting an intensive course aimed at covering the Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and HPB curriculum for General Surgery Trainees. It is targeted at Senior General Surgery SET trainees and International Medical Graduates studying for the RACS Fellowship Exam. For more information about the course, …

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants – 150 Years of Papers in Nature.

It is now 150 years since the publication of the first issue of Nature. This interactive video is an analysis of more than 88,000 papers published in Nature since 1900. It provides an extraordinary insight into the process of scientific discovery. Take a journey through a 3D network of Nature’s publications over the last 150 years. …

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