Medico-Legal Section

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The Medico-Legal Section has more than 500 members and is serviced by the Section Committee. The Committee meets four times per year to assist in the development of educational activities in the medico-legal area and to provide Council with advice on medico-legal issues.


Foundation for Surgery Louis Waller Medico-Legal Scholarship 
Writing Medico-Legal Reports
American Medical Association (AMA) Impairment Guidelines 5th Edition: Difficult Cases
Occupational Medicine: Getting Patients Back to Work
James Pryor Lecture, delivered at the Annual Scientific Congress
Co-ordinate the Medico-Legal Program of the College's Annual Scientific Congress (ASC).

Membership enquiries

If you are interested in becoming a member, please forward your details to the Secretariat

Peer Review

Fellows who are members of the Medico Legal Section (RACS) may obtain up to 15 CPD points per calendar year by submitting three Medico Legal reports for peer review.

Instructions for Reviewers (PDF 25KB)
Assessment Form (PDF 59KB)


Sections Terms of Reference

Committee Chair - Mr Drew Dixon FRACS


Medico-Legal Section Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9249 1237
Fax: +61 3 9276 7432