AnastaMoSUSS: SUSS & SUMS Movember

AnastaMoSUSS: SUSS & SUMS Movember

This November Sydney University Surgical Society (SUSS) and Sydney University Medical Society (SUMS) together are gathering a conglomoration of students dedicated to promoting Men’s Health. All proceeds accumolated will support Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer & Mental Health via the official Movember campaign.

We want to see unshorn enthusiasm from Mo Bros & Mo Sistas alike in the growth of this most worthy cause. Whether a hirsute handlebar or a tufted toothbrush, grow a Mo and help a Bro.

Follow this link to sign up or make a donation on the official Movember website.

Join Team AnastoMoSUSS. It’s a Mo-brainer.

 

Update

The inaugural Movember organised by The Sydney University Surgical Society and the Sydney University Medical Society, Team AnastaMoSUSS:  Movember 2013, was incredibly successful. Over the course of the month, Team AnaastMoSUSS recruited 59 willing individuals ready to put their Mos on the line for men’s mental health, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Together, the team raised a grand total of $7, 260, an enormous effort. Congratulations to everyone involved in this amazing feat, and we hope to see your Mos again next year!

The following prizes were awarded for:
-Most money raised
-Most splendid Mo
-Most woeful Mo
-Most audacious Mo
-Most zealous Mo Sista

Check out the Facebook page for updates!

Breast Cancer Surgery Grand Rounds

Breast Cancer Surgery Grand Rounds

The Sydney University Surgical Society is excited to be hosting breast cancer surgery student grand rounds to coincide with Pink Ribbon month in October.

Dr Elisabeth Elder will be presenting an insight into breast cancer surgery, and several interesting cases. Dr Elder operates through the Breast Cancer Institute at Westmead hospital, and has been involved in developing a number of new breast surgery techniques, as well as research into breast cancer outcomes.

The presentation will be particularly relevant for second year students in their breast cancer week in Oncology block, but all years are welcome. Pink ribbons will be available during the evening, and all proceeds will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF).

Please RSVP on the Facebook event

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Colorectal Grand Rounds

Colorectal Grand Rounds

Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Colorectal Surgery Student Grand Rounds.

Prof. Marc Gladman will be presenting cases in colorectal surgery with associated imaging and management. Prof. Gladman is a Professor of Surgery at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and Academic Colorectal Unit.

Prof. Gladman is a widely published and internationally recognised academic surgeon. He is an enthusiastic and inspirational educator who has written 10 textbooks and who is pioneering new methods to train doctors.

All years are welcome.

SUSS City2Surf for Interplast

SUSS City2Surf for Interplast

This year the members of Sydney University Surgical Society (SUSS) will run to support Interplast Australia and New Zealand – a surgical charity that works predominantly in the Asia Pacific Region. Check out their website –www.interplast.org.au/

Interplast has partnered with SUSS and pledged to gift scrubs to team members that raise over $50! The purpose of this sponsorship is that we will be able to wear them on the day during the event. This is great motivation to raise money and also will allow us to promote Interplast’s fantastic cause.

For all the photos of the event please click here

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Orthopaedic Surgery Student Grand Rounds.

Prof. Warwick Bruce will be presenting cases in orthopaedic surgery with associated imaging and management. Prof. Bruce is a Professor of Surgery at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and also operates at Sydney Private and Hurstville. He is an expert in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. His special interests include minimally invasive and computer assisted hip and knee surgery as well as sporting injuries of these joints and their management.

This will provide an opportunity to learn about the surgical management of MSK pathology and is particularly relevant to first year students currently in their musculoskeletal block.

All years are welcome and we look forward to seeing you.

http://www.surgsoc.org.au/
http://www.hipandkneeclinic.com.au/warwick-bruce.html
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Endocrine Surgery Grand Rounds

Endocrine Surgery Grand Rounds

Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Endocrine Surgery Student Grand Rounds.

Professor Leigh Delbridge of RNSH will be presenting cases in endocrine surgery. Prof Delbridge has served many years as Head of Surgery at the University of Sydney and is an internationally recognised expert in thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

This will be a great opportunity to learn about the management of common endocrine pathologies, many of which are surgical diseases. As well as providing an insight into the specialty of endocrine surgery, this event will provide a great opportunity to revise for the upcoming stage 2 RSA.

All years are welcome.

Date: Monday, May 27, 2013
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre, Edward Ford Building

Please RSVP on the Facebook event

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