Last Update: 30/01/2013 17:19
A/Prof Prem Rashid, Chair, Board of Urology
Mr Stephen Ruthven, President, USANZ
Mr Richard Grills, Deputy Chair, Board of Urology & Chair, VIC
Mr Finlay Macneil, Chair, NSW TA&E
Mr Michael Chong, Chair, SA TA&E
Mr Rodney Studd, Chair, NZ TA&E
Mr Peter Mactaggart, Chair, Northern Section TA&E
Mr Melvyn Kuan, Chair, WA TA&E
Mr Timothy Skyring, Senior Examiner, Urology
Mr Andrew Brooks, RACS Councillor - Urology
Dr Simon Van Rij, Trainee Representative
Mr Michael Nugara, CEO, USANZ
The College 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 the College and standards for
education and training are established by the College.
The Board of Surgical Training in Urology has oversight for the
conduct of the College Training Program in Urological Surgery,
reporting to the Education Policy Board and Council of the
The College collaborates with the The Urological
Society of Australia and New Zealand, as an agent of the
College, to administer the Training Program.
The Specialist Surgical Training Program in Urology 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
Training Program it is expected that trainees will be able to
perform as independent practitioners, meeting the requirements of
all identified College competencies.
Click here (PDF 89
KB) to view the Contract between the College and The
Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Click here (PDF 98 KB) to view the
Memorandum of Understanding between the College and The Urological
Society of Australia and New Zealand.