Frequently asked questions
2018 NSW State Committee meetings
2018 NSW Executive Committee meetings
Surgeons' Month 2018
The NSW State Committee have been running Surgeons' Month for
five years! The purpose of
Surgeons' Month is to achieve the strategic objectives of
RACS. It is to engage
with our Fellows, Trainees, IMGs and College Stakeholders,
developing the service we provide whilst increasing interaction
with the NSW State Committee.
For this year's provisional event information and to register
your attendance please go to the NSW Surgeons Months
Macquarie University - Graduate Diploma of Anatomy Open
Date: Monday 19 November
Location: Macquarie University Clinic Building, 2 Technology
Place, Macquarie University (Meet in the main foyer)
Register: email@example.com by 14 November
The Graduate Diploma of Anatomy provides specialist training in
clinical and surgical anatomy, and is particularly suited for those
preparing for the SET Surgical Science Examination of the Royal
Australasian College of Surgeons.
The course is offered to health professionals who hold a
formally recognised medical degree and who wish to further develop
their knowledge of surgical anatomy to prepare for a career in
surgery, radiology or other medical specialities. Structured to
suit candidates with a busy work schedule, the course offers an in
depth revision of clinically applied anatomy and embryology through
two flexible online sessions and a 16-day intensive whole body
The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will be holding an
Open Day on Monday 19 November for interested candidates to come
and speak to the program director, meet the attending surgeon and
some current students, see our facilities and ask any questions.
Please register via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 14
Outstanding Service to Community Award
The Outstanding Service to the Community Award has been designed
to recognise Fellows who have given long and dedicated service to
their local community - more often than not unheralded - but
without which the standard of surgical care in that community would
have been less than society demands.
The NSW Committee recognise a small number of Fellows throughout
the year with this award and other awards that seek to say thank
you for all the hard work and commitment that our Fellows showed
and continue to show which benefits not only their patients, their
hospitals, their communities, but it must be highlighted, the
incredible benefit that they bring to our College as a whole.
The criteria for these awards consequently are understandably
strict as the NSW Committee take this responsibility very seriously
and any deserving recipient must meet this standard. However the
NSW Committee delights in the opportunity to recognise these
Fellows, our colleagues, in their communities here in our great
If you know of a Fellow who is deserving of this award
please contact Tenille Moujalli email@example.com
Medical Student Award - Annual Essay Competition 2018
Enter by Sunday, 23th September 2018
Building upon the College vision of "Leading surgical
performance, professionalism and improving patient care", this
year's topic "Dealing with diversity - Have Surgeons contributed?"
asks medical students to explore the way in which Surgeons can
address challenges and work to create a better culture around
diversity within the workplace and in the communities across
Australia and New Zealand.
The Competition is open to final year medical students in
NSW. All entrants will receive a Certificate of
Participation and one winner will be awarded a RACS NSW State
Committee Medical Student Medal and a certificate. The
winner's essay will be published on the NSW State webpage of the
website of the College.
RACS NSW State Committee
endeavours to promote a career in surgery among medical students by
calling for them to think about surgery in a positive light.
For more information
about the Competition, please see our Flyer.
NSW Office Facilities
NSW State Office Facilities
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The Collaborative Hospitals Audit
of Surgical Mortality (CHASM) of New South Wales maintains
membership within the Australian and New Zealand Audit of Surgical
Mortality (ANZASM) but is under the management of the Clinical
Excellence Commission under the direction of Professor Cliff
Active Fellows by specialty and region, as at 31 December
A Fellow is considered active if they are currently involved in
any aspect of surgical activity that involves the use of surgical
skills or knowledge gained through their surgical training. This
extends to and is not exclusive of medico-legal work, research or
supervision of Trainees and International Medical Graduates (IMGs).
Further Annual and Interim Activities Reports are available on the
workforce and activities reports
Frequently asked questions
Can I book rooms at the College office for
Yes, contact +61 2 8298 4500 for details or
Email reception at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I stay in Sydney?
Go to Tourism New South Wales. For accommodation
bookings, access the travel management section of this website. If
you are a Trainee or Fellow of the College, you will be eligible
for discounted pricing.
What's on in Sydney?
Visit the following websites:
New South Wales Regional Office
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Suite 1, Level 26
201 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone: +61 2 8298 4500
Fax: +61 2 8298 4599
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm