RACS and Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies join
forces to offer surgical scholarships to Aboriginal, Torres Strait
Islander and Māori doctors.
Launched at the RACS Annual Scientific Congress Indigenous
Doctors' Roundtable Breakfast, the RACS Aboriginal, Torres Strait
Islander and Māori SET One Year Scholarships are now open for
applications until May 15, 2016. Sponsored by Johnson and Johnson
Medical two Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships and
one Māori scholarship are currently available valued at $20,000
RACS and Johnson & Johnson Medical have committed to working
towards closing the gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal, Torres
Strait Islander and Māori peoples. These scholarships hope to
support increases in the numbers of Aboriginal, Torres Strait
Islander and Māori surgeons in Australia and New Zealand to help
achieve that aim.
The new scholarships have been designed to support:
- SET registration fees
- SET course fees
- SET examination fees
- Research projects
- Mentoring Programs
- Travel, accommodation and registration fees to attend
- Other relevant professional development activities
Eligible SET Trainees are encouraged to apply now:
RACS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander SET Trainee One Year
RACS Māori SET
Trainee One Year Scholarship
Back Row: Claudia Paul, Gavin Fox-Smith, Professor
David Watters, Mr Jonathon Koea, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong,
Dr Kali Hayward, Kersandra Begley.
Front Row: Dr Kopa Manahi, Dr Jaclyn Aramoana-Arlidge, Dr Zanazir
Alexander, Dr Joshua Knudsen.
About Johnson & Johnson Medical
Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and
broadly based health care company. Johnson & Johnson Medical
produces a range of innovative products and solutions used
primarily by health care professionals in the fields of
orthopaedics, neurological disease, vision care, diabetes care,
infection prevention, cardiovascular disease, and aesthetics. We
have more than 275 operating companies in more than 60 countries.
Globally, Johnson & Johnson employs approximately 128,700
In the Australian market, Johnson & Johnson Medical
distribute a vast range of medical devices to a broad customer base
that includes hospitals, medical wholesalers, clinicians and
various smaller Customers. In Australia & New Zealand, Johnson
& Johnson Medical employs approximately 850 people with
Australia's corporate head office in Sydney and affiliate offices
in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane.