New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory

The NSW/ACT Training Committee of the Australian Board in General Surgery is responsible for providing recommendations and advice to the Board on regional issues including trainee requests, selection, hospital inspections, and educational courses.

The membership and 2020 meeting dates are listed below.

New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory Training Committee

Chairperson

Dr Gabriella Vasica, FRACS

Deputy Chair

Associate Professor Navin Niles, FRACS

Training Guide

Download the 2020 NSW/ACT Training Guide

NSW/ACT Training Committee Meeting Dates and Requests Due

Meeting Date: 26 February 2020
Trainee request/agenda items due: 7 February 2020

Meeting Date: 10 June 2020
Trainee request/agenda items due: 22 May 2020

Meeting Date: 19 August 2020
Trainee request/agenda items due: 3 August 2020

Meeting Date: 21 October 2020
Trainee request/agenda items due: 2 October 2020

Meeting Date: 25 November 2020
Trainee request/agenda items due: 6 November 2020

*PLEASE NOTE: As per the Board in General Surgery Training Regulations (www.generalsurgeons.com.au), all requests for the following year (for interruption/extension etc) must be approved by 31 July by both the NSW/ACT Training Committee and Australian Board in General Surgery. Requests for medical or parental interruption will be provided with exemptions to this timeline provided appropriate documentation is submitted with the request and adhere to all relevant College Policies.

Requests submitted after this date will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Term Dates

Term 2 – 2019
Start date: Monday 5 August 2019
End Date: Sunday 2 February 2020

Term 1 - 2020
Start date: Monday 3 February 2020
End Date: Sunday 2 August 2020

Term 2 – 2020
Start date: Monday 3 August 2020
End Date: Sunday 31 January 2021

NSW Educational Program 2020 Dates

TBA

Assessments

NSW/ACT Assessment Due Dates

Submission of paperwork due no later than:

  • Term 2 - 2019
    End of Term Assessment & Logbook: 2 February 2020

  • Term 1 - 2020

    Mid-term Assessment: 3 May 2020
    End of Term Assessment & Logbook: 2 August 2020

  • Term 2 - 2020
    Mid Term Assessment: 1 November 2020
    End of Term Assessment & Logbook: 31 January 2021

Research Subcommittee

2020 NSW/ACT Research Subcommittee Due Dates

  • 24 January 2020
  • 1 May 2020
  • 10 July 2020
  • 23 October 2020

For all queries please contact

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

 
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