Oral and poster presentations

This years research theme: Efficiency in the Age of Sustainability

Presentation dates

Dates and times for presentations will be distributed to those who are offered the opportunity to present orally in September.

Programs will also be made available in September.

Abstract submissions

Submissions for 2023 are now open here. Please read the abstract submission guidelines before submitting your research. 

Submissions will close 13 August, 2023.

Please direct any enquiries to college.vic@surgeons.org

We thank you for your interest in these events and look forward to meeting you at one of the webinars. 

Abstract submission guidelines

Please read the abstract submission guidelines before submitting here (PDF 49.15KB)


The following prizes will be awarded and presented at the 2023 Surgeons Evening and G.J Royal Lecture in November.

  • D R Leslie Prize: awarded to the best clinical paper presented by a Victorian based registered Surgical Trainee. 
  • R C Bennett Prize: awarded to the best laboratory based research paper submitted by either a Victorian based medical student, unaccredited registrar, or accredited trainee.
  • DCAS Scholarship: awarded to Victorian medical students whose paper demonstrates a real interest and potential in academic surgery, and who will most benefit from attending the DCAS course. 

2022 Award recipients

Congratulations to our 2022 Victorian Annual Scientific Research award recipients.

D R Leslie Prize  Taha Mollah
R C Bennett Prize  Nicola Fleming
DCAS Scholarship  Rohan Rajaram
Medical Student Prize  Amy Sylivris
Best Poster Prize  Shayan Soroush

Watch a past presentation

Want to view the online presentations and support our medical students, young doctors and SIMGs?

Watch a webinar below:

2021 Oral Presentations

2020 Oral Presentations

NOTE: Unfortunately the final (3rd) session for 2021 is not available due to the electrical storm experienced in Melbourne on the 28th October.