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2014 Meetings and Events

56th Victorian Annual Surgeons' Meeting

The Changing Face of Surgery: Maintaining quality, safety and assessment

Incorporating:

The 8th Sino-ANZ Surgical Oncology Conference

New Frontiers and Challenges in Colorectal Surgery
24-25 October 2014
The Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

Convenors:  
VIC ASM:  Salena Ward  
Sino-Anz Surgical Oncology Conference:  Bruce Waxman

The Victorian Regional Committee would like to thank everyone who participated in this years' meeting.  All feedback has been overwhelmingly positive.  We thank the chairs of each sessions, the guest speakers, judges, scientific paper presenters and of course our convenor, Salena Ward.  We also thank our industry supporters.

Prizes

  • 2014 DR Leslie Prize: Best clinical registrar paper: Clarissa Tjoakarfa
  • 2014 RC Bennett Prize: Best laboratory based research paper presented: Dr Joshua Hammerschlag
  • DCAS Scholarship: Best presentation appropriate to academic surgery: Dr Anannya Chakrabarti
  • Medical Student Prize: Best presentation by a Medical Student: William Berry
  • Best Poster: Best poster presented at the meeting:  Amalan Thuraisingam

 

2015 Medical Students' Surgical Workshops

Dates and registration instructions will be published here once they are available.

Medical Students' Careers Expo

Venue: TBA
Date: TBA

View more events on the conferences page of this website

2014 Victorian Regional Committee meetings

(6pm; in the Hailes Room, unless specified)
1 December 2014

2014 Victorian Regional Committee Executive meetings

(6pm; at the College, L1 WW, unless specified)
10 November 2014

Victorian Media Articles

31 October 2014 The Mail Times "Surgeons' Community Spirit Recognised"
22 October 2014 The Age: "Thousands wait too long for surgery"
3 March 2014 The Age: "AMA callls for 'Surgery Blitz' on RCH wait lists"
4 December 2013 The Age: "RCH Swamped By Demand"
20 March 2013 The Age: "Hospitals Waiting List to Ensnare 55,000"
2 February 2013 The Age "Hospitals facing loss of 12m in reward funding"
22 January 2013 The Age "Jobs cuts hit Royal Childrens"
9 January 2013 The Age "Outcry over Surgery Cash"

Workforce

Active Fellows by specialty and region, as at February 2014.

A Fellow is considered active if they are currently involved in any aspect of surgical activity that involves the use of surgical skills or knowledge gained through their surgical training. This extends to and is not exclusive of medico-legal work, research or supervision of Trainees and International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Further Annual and Interim Activities Reports are available on the workforce and activities reports page.

Victorian Workforce Data

Data ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VICTORIA WA AUST NZ Overseas Total
CAR 4 54 0 35 9 3 57 13 175 24 28 227
GEN 17 533 17 268 128 26 427 123 1539 240 158 1937
NEU 6 73 0 41 15 5 59 19 218 19 24 261
ORT 23 395 6 252 110 21 289 115 1211 259 54 1524
OTO 8 140 3 80 42 8 110 38 429 82 26 537
PAE 4 31 0 12 8 3 23 8 89 16 24 129
PLA 5 118 2 59 40 9 127 42 402 58 22 482
URO 5 122 1 76 29 10 99 36 378 51 22 451
VAS 3 62 1 36 14 4 44 13 177 17 2 196
Total 75 1528 30 859 395 89 1235 407 4618 766 360 5744

CAR - Cardiothoracic Surgery
GEN - General Surgery
NEU - Neurosurgery
ORT - Orthopaedic Surgery
OTO - Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
PAE - Paediatric Surgery
PLA - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
URO - Urology
VAS - Vascular Surgery

Sponsors

Major supporter

Odyssey

Industry supporters

RoomWithStyle Investec Avant
Covidien Sanofi MDA_National
CookMedical 3M

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours of opening?
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Where is the College Office?
View the location.

Where can I park at the College?
Refer to the College parking policy.

Where can I stay in Melbourne?
For accommodation bookings, access the travel management (members only; login required) section of this website. If you are a Trainee or Fellow of the College, you will be eligible for discounted pricing.

Contact

Victorian Regional Committee
Chair - Jason Chuen

Victorian Regional Office
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1255
Fax: +61 3 9249 1256
Email: college.vic@surgeons.org

Denice Spence
Victorian Regional Manager
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1254
Email: denice.spence@surgeons.org

Liz Thompson
Office Co-ordinator (Events)
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1253
Email: liz.thompson@surgeons.org