Medical Education Must Move From the Information Age to the Age of Artificial Intelligence

“Although the dictum “see one, do one, teach one” may have characterized the way physicians learned clinical skills in the past, it is now clear that, for training to be effective, learners at all levels must have the opportunity to compare their performance against a standard and to continue to practice until competence is achieved.” …

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Ten simple rules for collaboratively writing a multi-authored paper

Twelve researchers provide ten tips for collaboratively writing a multi-authored paper (1). They provide a structured approach to building a successful collaborative team. Their advice ranges from an approach to team selection to the use of appropriate digital tools. Frassl, Marieke A. et al. “Ten Simple Rules for Collaboratively Writing a Multi-Authored Paper.” PLoS computational …

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Surgical Training

The SERT Institute is dedicated to the mentoring and training the next generation of surgeons. An important part of this role is our participation in the University of Sydney postgraduate medical program. The courses lead to the post-graduate degree Masters of Surgery in a number of surgical sub-specialities. Dr Anthony Glover is the co-ordinator of …

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Three day surgical course

The Surgical Skills Centre at RNSH is hosting a 3-day surgical skills course, which is a unit of study in many of the post-graduate Masters of Surgery courses available at the University of Sydney. This unit of study is coordinated by Dr Anthony Glover, the SERT Institutes Masters of Surgery Lead. The picture shows Professor …

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RNSH Turns 130 years

Join the 130th birthday celebration of the Royal North Shore Hospital. This includes the publication of a specially commissioned book of photographs. The official release of this book will be held in the front foyer of the hospital on Monday the 23rd of October at 1130am.

Postgraduate research and training update

by Dr Jonathon Parkinson, Lead Post-graduate Education and Research. During the next few months, we will continue to audit postgraduate research and training at RNSH. Many surgeons have already participated in a survey conducted by the Discipline of Surgery at the University which looks at recent research activities including student supervision, grant success and publications. …

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