Dr Sarah Rennie


Sarah is an academic surgeon with a passion for medical education. She studied Medicine in the UK and completed a basic surgical training rotation, whilst researching academic misconduct amongst medical students. She developed and was the inaugural president for JASME (Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education). Sarah was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to complete a PhD in Surgical Education, looking at surgical decision-making at Otago University. She then returned to Surgical “Training” in New Zealand. Sarah has maintained in interest in academic medical education and has been an education advisor for the Royal College of Surgeons (RACS) for some of its courses, and a member of the RACS Academy of Surgical Educators for the last 15 years. 

Sarah works as a rural general surgeon and surgical endoscopy - she loves endoscopy practice and is committed to health and safety for patients provided with quality endoscopy.

Sarah is also Mum to 5 fabulous children and grandma to 3 amazing wee boys.

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Research
  • Rural
  • Trauma
  • Colorectal
Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Medical Science
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • PhD Surgical Education
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (medal)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
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