Professional Development Committee


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The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.


The Professional Development Committee exists to govern the activities encompassed within the Professional Development portfolio. This includes responsibilities for activities undertaken by the Professional Development Department and the governance structures they support.

The committee's role is:

  • to initiate and maintain a strategic overview of all aspects of professional development
  • to oversee the development and implementation of all professional development activities throughout Australia and New Zealand.


The Professional Development Committee makes recommendations to the Professional Development and Standards Board (PDSB) in relation to the objectives, statements and duties listed in the committee's terms of reference.

The following committees, working parties and Sections report to the Professional Development Committee:

Chair - Dr Sally Langley FRACS


Professional Development Committee Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9249 1106
Fax: +61 3 9276 7412