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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 2019 meeting dates are listed below.

New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory Training Committee

Chairperson

Dr Gabriella Vasica FRACS

Deputy Chair

Associate Professor Navin Niles

Training Guide

Download the 2019 NSW/ACT Training Guide.

2019 NSW/ACT Training Committee Meeting Dates and Requests Due

Meeting Date: 20 February 2019
Trainee request/agenda items due: 4 February 2019

Meeting Date: 1 May 2019
Trainee request/agenda items due: 12 April 2019

Meeting Date: 26 June 2019
Trainee request/agenda items due: 6 June 2019*

Meeting Date: 28 August 2019
Trainee request/agenda items due: 9 August 2019

Meeting Date: 20 November 2019
Trainee request/agenda items due: 1 November 2019

*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 – 2018
End Date: Sunday 3 February 2019

Term 1 - 2019
Start date: Monday 4 February 2019
End Date: Sunday 4 August 2019        

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

NSW Educational Program 2019 Dates

TBA

Assessments

2019 NSW/ACT Assessment Due Dates

Submission of paperwork due no later than:

  • Term 2 – 2018
    End of Term & Logbook: 3 February 2019

  • Term 1 - 2019
    Mid Term Assessment: 5 May 2019
    End of Term Assessment & Logbook: 4 August 2019

  • Term 2 - 2019
    Mid Term Assessment: 3 November 2019
    End of Term Assessment & Logbook: 2 February 2020

Research Subcommittee

2019 NSW/ACT Research Subcommittee Review Due Dates

  • 29 January 2019
  • 1 April 2019
  • 29 July 2019
  • 14 October 2019

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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