Medical student Renata Pajtak has won a prize for her essay 'Reasons to choose a career in surgery' (PDF 44KB) at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons ACT Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday 4 November at the ANU Medical School.

The prize was introduced by the RACS ACT Committee in honour of Professor Noel Tait, former Sub Dean of the ANU Medical School, and is intended to engage medical students and encourage their development in medicine.

Professor Tait has made a significant contribution to medical education in the ACT and was involved in the establishment of the ANU Medical School.

Winner Prof Noel Tait Medical Student Prize Renata Pajtak Prof Tait Convenor Rebecca Read

(Left to Right, Renata Pajtak, Professor Tait, Convenor Rebecca Read)