Medico-Legal

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Find a surgeon

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.

 

Medico-Legal overview

The Medico-Legal Section has more than 500 members and is serviced by the Section Committee. The Committee meets four times per year to assist in the development of educational activities in the medico-legal area and to provide Council with advice on medico-legal issues.

Activities

Foundation for Surgery Louis Waller Medico-Legal Scholarship 
Combined Meeting of AOA/RACS/AMLC includes AMA Guidelines: Difficult Cases
James Pryor Lecture, delivered at the Annual Scientific Congress
Co-ordinate the Medico-Legal Program of the College's Annual Scientific Congress (ASC).

Membership enquiries

If you are interested in becoming a member, please forward your details to the Secretariat

Peer review

RACS Fellows may obtain up to 15 CPD points per calendar year by submitting three Medico Legal reports for peer review.

Intructions for Peer Review of Medico Legal Reports (PDF 27KB)
Assessment Form (PDF 175KB)

Governance

The Section is seeking nominations for its new Section Committee, to take office at the 2019 ASC.To nominate please go to the Nomination Form (PDF 750MB).

Nominations close at 5pm AEDT on Monday 29 October 2018.

Sections Terms of Reference

Committee Chair - Dr Neil Berry FRACS

Contact

Medico-Legal Section Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9249 1237
Fax: +61 3 9276 7432
Email: MedicoLegalSection@surgeons.org