Selection

2017 Selection Process for 2018 Intake

Click here to access the 2017 General Surgery Selection Regulations for 2018 Intake.

In 2017, the Selection fee for General Surgery (Australia) is $770 (inc. GST).

The Selection Guidelines are available here.

Information on becoming a surgeon is available from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons website.

For all selection queries please contact:

E selection@generalsurgeons.com.au

All queries must be in writing.  Phone calls will not be accepted and you will be requested to put your query in writing to the above email address.

Procedural Skills and Professional Capabilities Form

Click here to access the  Procedural Skills and Professional Capabilities Form.

Please note that for 2017, each procedure must be verified during rotations undertaken between 1 December 2014 and the closing date of applications except where 2.5.5 of the Regulations applies. Skills verified outside of this timeframe will deem the form ineligible and you will not be able to proceed to the next stage of selection.

2017 Selection Timeline

5 JAN 2017

 

Registrations to SET open through RACS website

3 FEB 2017

 

Registrations to SET close through RACS website (if you do not register first with RACS you will not be able to apply through GSA for selection)

24 FEB 2017

 

Log in details for General Surgery Application sent to candidates via email

1 MAR 2017

 

Applications to General Surgery SET Program opens at 12:00pm AEDT

31 MAR 2017

 

Interview dates are available on the GSA website, www.generalsurgeons.com.au. Please advise before 28 April 2017 to selection@generalsurgeons.com.au of any prior commitments affecting your availability. Once interview dates and times are set it is extremely difficult to change and we may be unable to accommodate your request

31 MAR 2017

 

Selection Applications close at 12:00pm AEDT. Please be aware that you must complete your application, including payment for your application, prior to this time. The system will automatically log you out and your application cannot be submitted after this date and time under any circumstances

14 APR 2017

 

All applicants will be informed via email if they have or have not met minimum eligibility

27 APR TO
24 MAY 2017

 

Referee report collection

28 APR 2017

 

Last day to email selection@generalsurgeons.com.au with interview preferences. Preferences will be taken into consideration but not guaranteed

31 MAY 2017

 

All applicants will be informed via email whether they are proceeding to the next stage interviews or whether they are ineligible as per the Regulations

31 MAY TO
6 JUNE 2017

 

Eligible applicants are advised of interview date and time

JUNE 2017

 

Interviews take place. The dates are available below.

24 JULY 2017

 

First Round Offers* are made via email. Applicants in the last quartile and waitlist applicants will be advised by email

11 AUG 2017

 

Second Round Offers* are made via email. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the wait list unless written withdrawal of application is received. Only applicants made an offer will receive an email

1 SEPT 2017

 

Third Round Offers* are made via email. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Only applicants made an offer will receive an email

15 SEPT 2017

 

Fourth Round Offers* are made via email if positions are available. Deferral is not permitted. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Only applicants made an offer will receive an email

6 OCT 2017

 

Fifth Round Offers* are made via email if positions are available. Deferral is not permitted. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Only applicants made an offer will receive an email

10 NOV 2017

 

Final date for offers* via email if positions are available. Deferral is not permitted

14 NOV 2017

 

Non successful applicants on the waitlist are advised via email together with their feedback report

* Offers will be emailed by 12:00pm (AEST/AEDT)

Selection Interviews

Western Australia

Date:

 

Saturday 10 June 2017

Time:

 

08:00-13:00

Venue:

 

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

New South Wales

Date:

 

Thursday 15 June 2017*

Time:

 

08:30-18:00

Venue:

 

Radisson Blu

     

Date:

 

Friday 16 June 2017

Time:

 

08:30-18:00

Venue:

 

Radisson Blu

     

Date:

 

Saturday 17 June 2017

Time:

 

08:30-18:00

Venue:

 

Radisson Blu

Queensland

Date:

 

Saturday 17 June 2017

Time:

 

09:00-12:00

Venue:

 

Dexus Place

     

Date:

 

Monday 19 June 2017

Time:

 

18:00-21:00

Venue:

 

Dexus Place

     

Date:

 

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Time:

 

18:00-21:00

Venue:

 

Dexus Place

South Australia

Date:

 

Saturday 24 June 2017

Time:

 

09:00-13:00

Venue:

 

Flinders Medical Centre

Victoria

Date:

 

Wednesday 28 June 2017*

Time:

 

15:00-19:30

Venue:

 

Cliftons

     

Date:

 

Thursday 29 June 2017

Time:

 

15:00-19:30

Venue:

 

Cliftons

     

Date:

 

Friday 30 June 2017

Time:

 

15:00-19:30

Venue:

 

Cliftons

* Note: These two dates (VIC & NSW) will only be used if required. Candidates cannot request to be interviewed on these dates.

 
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