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 2021 meeting dates are listed below.

New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory Training Committee

Chairperson

Dr Gabriella Vasica, FRACS

Deputy Chair

Dr Hamish Urquhart, FRACS

Training Guide

Download the 2021 NSW/ACT Training Guide

NSW/ACT Training Committee Meeting Dates and Requests Due

Meeting Date: 24 February 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: 8 February 2021

Meeting Date: 5 May 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: 19 April 2021

Meeting Date: 14 July 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: 28 June 2021*

Meeting Date: 1 September 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: 16 August 2021

Meeting Date: 17 November 2021
Trainee request/agenda items due: 1 November 2021

*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 1 - 2021
Start date: Monday 1 February 2021
End Date: Sunday 1 August 2021

Term 2 - 2021
Start date: Monday 2 August 2021
End Date: Sunday 6 February 2022

Assessments

NSW/ACT Assessment Due Dates

Submission of paperwork due no later than:

  • Term 1 - 2021
    Mid Term Assessment: 2 May 2021
    End of Term Assessment & Logbook: 1 August 2021
  • Term 2 - 2021
    Mid Term Assessment: 31 October 2021
    End of Term Assessment & Logbook: 6 February 2022

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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