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Research in Vascular Surgery

The points allocated for research requirements are as follows:

Presentation at state registrar meeting 1 point
Presentation at ANZSVS meeting or RACS ASC 2 points (Max.4 points)
Poster presentation at ANZSVS meeting or RACS ASC 1 point   (Max. 2 points)
Publication in refereed medical journal 2 points (Max. 4 points)
Higher Degree: MS 2 points
Higher Degree PhD MD 3 points
Publication in non-refereed journal/online article 1 point
Minimum Requirement 5 points

In addition to the stated research requirements one presentation or publication must be completed during the course of current surgical training.

The Board agreed that the research requirement would be counted if a trainee had completed a higher degree and had published in a referred journal in a medical field prior to commencing vascular training.

These revised research requirements would take effect in 2010 and trainees would be required to complete all requirements prior to application for the Fellowship examination.

Research Template