Board in General Surgery

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Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.

 

Dr Elizabeth Dennett, Chair
Dr Kellee Slater, Deputy Chair and IMG Representative
Dr Julie Howle, Training Chair, New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory
Mr Simon Bann, Training Chair, New Zealand
Dr Richard Bryant, Training Chair Queensland
Mr Paul Hollington, Training Chair, South Australia/ Northern Territory
Associate Professor Vijayaragavan Muralidharan, Training Chair, Victoria
Mr Andrew Thompson, Training Chair, Western Australia
Mr Sayed Hassen, Chair, SEAM Working Party
Mr Brian Kirby, Chair, Rural Surgical Training Committee
Associate Professor Richard Turner, SSE Committee Representative
Dr Daniel Foley, Australian Trainee Representative
Dr Robert Sthory, New Zealand Trainee Representative
Professor Wendy Brown, Senior Examiner in General Surgery
Mr David Fletcher, RACS Specialty Elected Councillor - General Surgery
Mr Michael Donovan, GSA Representative
Mr Andrew Moot, NZAGS Representative

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is the principal body for the training and education of surgeons in Australia and New Zealand. Accreditation is given by the Australian Medical Council to RACS and standards for education and training are established by RACS.

The Board in General Surgery of RACS has oversight for the conduct of the RACS Surgical Education and Training (SET) program in General Surgery, reporting to the Board of Surgical Education and Training.

RACS collaborates with General Surgeons Australia and the New Zealand Association of General Surgeons as agents of RACS, to administer the SET program.

The SET program in General Surgery is designed to provide trainees with clinical and operative experience in order to learn special methods of investigation and become competent in techniques related to the discipline. At the conclusion of the SET program it is expected that trainees will be able to perform as independent practitioners, meeting the requirements of all identified RACS competencies.