Congratulations to the University of Sydney team for finishing in the top 4 at the Student Golden Scalpel Games over the weekend! We are very proud of the team for their dedication these past few months and for delivering a stellar performance despite being under high pressure on game day. The stations included laparoscopic anatomy, wound management, knot tying, wound debridement, instrument naming and plastering.
Team members – Kevin Ce Kang, Konrad Schulz, Lise Kempler, Nathaniel Deboever, Shelley Hubley, Ashley Frois (reserve)
Mentors – Abraham Rizkalla & Kiane Zhou
Team leader – Steven Paredes
HETI liaison – Deanna Lee
A big thank you to the staff at RPA Institute of Academic Surgery as well as our surgeon mentors, Dr Carolyn Jameson and Dr Jonathan Hong, for generously donating their time to train our team. We would also like to thank HETI and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for organising the event.
Keep a look out for next year’s recruitment!