The Transplant Surgery Section aims to:
- participate in workforce assessments to ensure the workforce for Transplant Surgery in Australia and New Zealand is adequate;
- promote professional and community awareness and acceptance of organ and tissue donation for transplantation, and
- promote research in the basic and clinical sciences related to transplantation.
Scientific and education programs are run each year at the Annual Scientific Congress (ASC).
Transplant webinar series 2022
In 2022, the transplant section will be putting on a series of webinars that will address clinical surgical scenarios in transplantation. They aim to increase visibility of transplant groups and the nature of work that they do.
Monday January 31st 2022 - Royal Adelaide Hospital presents: elective ureteric stenting and post-transplant ureteric complications
We will commence the series with a presentation from the Royal Adelaide Hospital transplantation unit. This unit undertakes kidney, solid organ pancreas, pancreatic islet transplants and dialysis access surgeries.The seminar will be presented by Dr Zhihong Kuah, a registrar who has been working in this unit for the last two 2 years. He will discuss evolving practices in renal transplant surgery and present the units experience with selective ureteric stenting and post-transplant ureteric complications. Dr Kuah’s 20-minute presentation will be followed by 40 minutes of discussion, chaired by Dr Santosh Olakkengil, where participants will have the chance to ask questions through an interactive clinical session and contribute their own knowledge and experiences.We encourage all with an interest in transplant surgery to come along and participate.
Time: Monday, 31st January, 7pm-8pm
Registration: You can register for the seminar here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcOGrrT8tE9bdZkWyuxloyWdQQEWbRfk3
If you are interested in becoming a member, please forward your details to the Secretariat.
The Section is governed by a Committee as per the Sections Terms of Reference (PDF 255.04KB) reporting to the RACS Fellowship Services Committee.
Committee Chair - Mr Henry Pleass FRACS
Transplant Surgery Section Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9276 7407
Fax: +61 3 9276 7432