Events

events in november 2019
Friday
01
Nov

General Surgery Selection Information Session

GSA is hosting Selection Information Sessions for Junior Doctors wishing to apply for the General Surgery SET Program in 2020.

Selection into SET is a competitive process with applications going through a rigorous scoring process with the highest scores being offered a place in the program.

These sessions will provide Junior Doctors with an outline of what they can expect when applying for the General Surgery SET Program, CV criteria, interview outline and time frames.

You will have the chance to ask questions and be involved with discussions about the upcoming process.

Two sessions will run, one in Ballarat (1 November) and one in Sydney (9 November), these sessions will be replicated and you only need to attend one.

Venue

Date: Friday 1 November 2019
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Mercure Hotel Ballarat & Convention Centre, Ballarat VIC (in conjunction with the PSA 2019 ASC)

Registration

Please click register now

Cost

Junior Doctor Members: $33 inc. GST
Non-members: $110 inc. GST

Not a member?  It’s only $55 (inc GST) per year, click here to join.

For all queries please contact:

Karen Clark
Junior Doctor Coordinator
E: karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
T: +61 8 8274 3791

Friday
01
Nov

RACS ACT Annual Scientific Meeting

This year the ACT ASM moves to a new location, held at the National Museum of Australia, the theme ‘The Cost of Excellence’ will be looked at through three different lenses: Financial & Economic, Academic and Personal. Promising an informative and enlightening program, invited speakers include:

  • Dr Cherry Koh, Colorectal Surgeon
  • Associate Professor Michael Talbot, Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon
  • Professor Russell Gruen, ANU Dean College of Health and Medicine
  • Professor Stephen Robson, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (President of RANZCOG)   
  • Mr James Downie, CEO, IHPA

Please click here to for further information.

Date & Time

1 November 2019

Venue

National Museum of Australia, Acton, ACT

Register

Please click here to register.

For more information, please contact:

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
E: college.asm@surgeons.org

Friday
01
Nov
Until Saturday
2nd Nov

The Alfred General Surgery Meeting 2019

Please click here to view a flyer.

Date

1st - 2nd November 2019

Location

Pullman Melbourne on the Park
192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne

Register

Early registration closure: 29 September 2019
Please click here for further information and to register.

For further information please contact:

RACS Conferences and Events Management
T: +61 3 9249 1158
E: alfred@surgeons.org

Saturday
02
Nov

NSW Educational Program

Topics

Hernia
Pilonidal Sinus
Ingrown Toenails
Soft tissue infection
Sepsis
Abdominal wall operative management

Time

9:30am – 4:30pm

Location

Johnson & Johnson Medical Auditorium
1-5 Khartoum Road, North Ryde
Parking available at venue.

For further information please contact:

Katherine Naumoff
NSW-ACT Regional Executive Officer
P +61 477 888 578
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
02
Nov
Until Monday
4th Nov

PSA 2019 ASC - Operating in a Big Country

Enhancing Outcomes from Major Surgery in Provincial Cities

Held in conjunction with the 2019 Rural SIG

  • Saturday 02 - Monday 04 November, 2019
  • Mercure Ballarat

Scientific Convenors

  • Mr Bruce Stewart FRACS
    Specialist General & Colorectal Surgeon - Ballarat
  • Dr Greg Henderson FANZCA 
    Specialist Anaesthetist - Ballarat

Program

Please click here to view the Scientific Program.

International Guest Speaker

  • Dr Samantha Quade MD
    Colorectal & Trauma Surgeon - Harbourside, Seattle, US

Registration

Please click here for further information and to register.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are now available for the PSA 2019 ASC - click here to find out more.

Enquiries

Sally Erickson | Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
04
Nov

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Lateral neck lumps
  • Submandibular pathology

Time & Location

7.00pm
RACS, 59-69 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3317 8382
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
06
Nov

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

RACS
51-54 Palmer Place, North Adelaide

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Thursday
07
Nov

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Southern Surgical Lecture Series 2019

Venue

Monash Medical Centre
Lecture Theatre 2
246 Clayton Road
Clayton VIC 3168

Topic

Bile Duct Injuries and strictures following surgery

Time

6.30pm - 7.00pm - Exam preparation quiz aimed at senior trainees
7.00pm - 9.00pm - MASTER session on allocated topic

For more information, please contact

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
P +61 8 8274 3791

Saturday
09
Nov

Austin Northern Surgical Education Program 2019

Please click here to for further information.

Date

9 November 2019

Venue

Austin Hospital
Lecture Theatre, Dept of Surgery, Level 8, Lance Townsend Building

For more information, please contact:

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
09
Nov

General Surgery Selection Information Session

GSA is hosting Selection Information Sessions for Junior Doctors wishing to apply for the General Surgery SET Program in 2020.

Selection into SET is a competitive process with applications going through a rigorous scoring process with the highest scores being offered a place in the program.

These sessions will provide Junior Doctors with an outline of what they can expect when applying for the General Surgery SET Program, CV criteria, interview outline and time frames.

You will have the chance to ask questions and be involved with discussions about the upcoming process.

Two sessions will run, one in Ballarat (1 November) and one in Sydney (9 November), these sessions will be replicated and you only need to attend one.

Venue

Date: Saturday 9 November 2019
Time: 11am – 1.30pm   
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Sydney

Registration

Please click register now

Cost

Junior Doctor Members: $33 inc. GST
Non-members: $110 inc. GST

Not a member?  It’s only $55 (inc GST) per year, click here to join.

For all queries please contact:

Karen Clark
Junior Doctor Coordinator
E: karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
T: +61 8 8274 3791

Monday
11
Nov

Making Laparoscopic Knot Tying Easier

The workshop enables surgical Trainees to acquire proficiency in intracorporeal knotting and suturing skills. It involves staged learning, individually paced according to experience and goals, small class size, individual training stations with state-of-the-art instrumentation, computer graphic demonstration and novel intuitive knot tying methods.

The course is free for College Fellows and Trainees, but please note numbers are limited.

Date & Time

11 November 2019
4.00pm to 8.00pm

Venue

Skills Laboratory, RACS Melbourne

Registration

Please click here to register

For more information, please contact:

E skills.centre@surgeons.org

Wednesday
13
Nov

SA Long Course Progam

Time

6.15pm

Location

RACS
51-54 Palmer Place, North Adelaide

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
13
Nov

SET Orientation - Western Australia

13 November 2019, 1:30pm-4:00pm

Pan Pacific Perth
207 Adelaide Terrace
PERTH  WA  6004

For enquiries, please contact:

Liz Pedersen
Regional Executive Officer
P +61 8 8274 3791
E liz.pedersen@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
20
Nov

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Lynch syndrome
  • Rectal prolapse

Time & Location

7.00pm
RACS, 59-69 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3317 8382
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
20
Nov

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

RACS
51-54 Palmer Place, North Adelaide

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
20
Nov

WA WARTS Session

Time & Location

1.30pm-5.30pm
RACS, 184 Hampden Road, Nedlands, WA

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Thursday
21
Nov

SET Orientation - New South Wales/ACT

21 November 2019, 4:00pm-6:30pm

Four Points by Sheraton
88 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008

For enquiries, please contact:

Katherine Naumoff
Regional Executive Officer
P +61 477 888 578
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Register Now
Thursday
21
Nov

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Southern Surgical Lecture Series 2019

Venue

Dandenong Hospital
Diagnostic Imaging Conference Room

Topic

Peri-anal sepsis, fistulas and fissures

Time

6.30pm - 7.00pm - Exam preparation quiz aimed at senior trainees
7.00pm - 9.00pm - MASTER session on allocated topic

For more information, please contact

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
P +61 8 8274 3791

Friday
22
Nov

CTEC’s Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop

CTEC’s Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop is a highly practical one day cadaveric workshop aimed at providing Senior Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery with the most efficient techniques for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including safe colon mobilisation and techniques for vessel control.

The workshop aims to provide participants the opportunity to gain and consolidate skills in dissection techniques and knowledge of anatomy associated with colorectal resections.  This cadaveric workshop will also feature case scenarios and discussions, whilst allowing sufficient time for practising skills in a supportive environment with a high faculty to participant ratio. Limited places for Observers are available.

Workshop Content

Participants will deepen their understanding and skills in the following areas:

Demonstration and Cadaveric Practical Sessions

  • Safe laparoscopic colorectal dissection techniques
  • Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic high anterior resection (left hemicolectomy)

Presentations

  • Ergonomics
  • Entry techniques
  • Trocar and instrument placement
  • Dissection techniques and vessel control
    • Blunt and sharp dissection
    • Energised dissection
    • Sealing vessels, staplers, clips and energised sealers
    • Patient preparation

Case discussion

  • Critical points during surgery

Date & Time

Friday 22nd November 2019
8.00am to 5.00pm

Location

CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Registration

Please click here to view CTEC's website for further information and to register.

Contact

John Linehan
CTEC Senior Course Co-ordinator
P  +61 8 6488 8049
john.linehan@uwa.edu.au
W www.ctec.uwa.edu.au

Friday
22
Nov
Until Sunday
24th Nov

Trainees' Weekend

  • Friday 22 - Sunday 24 November, 2019
  • RACV Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula

Scientific Convenor

  • Miss Sarah Martin, FRACS
    Specialist General Surgeon - Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne

Please click here for further information and to register.

Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
E sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
23
Nov

SET Orientation - Victoria/Tasmania

23 November 2019, 11:30am-2:00pm

RACV Club Cape Schanck
Trent Jones Drive
Cape Schanck VIC 3939

The Orientation will be held during the GSA Trainees' Weekend.

For enquiries, please contact:

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
T +61 08 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Register Now
Wednesday
27
Nov

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Endometriosis
  • Testicular swelling

Time & Location

7.00pm
RACS, 59-69 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3317 8382
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Thursday
28
Nov

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Southern Surgical Lecture Series 2019

Venue

Monash Medical Centre
246 Clayton Road
Clayton VIC 3168

Topic

Primary Liver Lesions

Time

6.30pm - 7.00pm - Exam preparation quiz aimed at senior trainees
7.00pm - 9.00pm - MASTER session on allocated topic

For more information, please contact

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
P +61 8 8274 3791

Saturday
30
Nov

Austin Northern Surgical Education Program 2019

Please click here to for further information.

Date

30 November 2019

Venue

Austin Hospital
Lecture Theatre, Dept of Surgery, Level 8, Lance Townsend Building

For more information, please contact:

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
30
Nov

Junior Doctor Intermediate to Advanced Laparoscopic Skills Course

General Surgeons Australia is hosting an Intermediate to Advanced Laparoscopic Skills Course for Junior Doctors PGY3+

A highly practical one-day course targeted at senior residents and surgical registrars PGY3+, aimed at providing participants with an introduction to advanced laparoscopic skills.

Each participant will be assigned to their own laparoscopic trainer to practice and enhance their laparoscopic skills under guided expert supervision.

The course will be held at the state-of-the-art Monash Children’s Hospital Surgical Simulation Centre.

Date & Time

Saturday 30 November 2019
8.30am to 5.30pm

Location

Monash Children’s Hospital, Victoria

Program

Please click here to view the program flyer.

Cost

GSA Junior Doctor Member $750 inc GST
Non-Member $850 inc GST

Not a member?  It’s only $55 (inc GST) per year, click here to join.

Registration

Please note that this course is sold out.

Please email events@generalsurgeons.com.au to be placed on a waitlist.

Numbers strictly limited - 10 participants.

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
Junior Doctor Coordinator
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Register Now
 
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