Past SUSS Events
Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Cardiothoracic Surgery Grand Rounds. Dr. Michael Byrom will discuss the surgical management of common cardiac and thoracic diseases with accompanying cases. Dr. Byrom is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Royal Prince...
Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Liver Transplantation Grand Rounds. Prof. Henry Pleass will present an overview of hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, focusing on liver transplantation surgery. Click on the post for more information.
Sydney University Surgical Society are proud to host Anaesthetics and Intraoperative Complications. In this session, Dr. Mark Porter will be presenting interesting cases and covering the important aspects of anaesthesia in surgery. Please click on the post for more information.
Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Surgical Management of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours. In this session, Dr. Richard Boyle will be presenting interesting cases and covering the important aspects of the surgical approach to this group of diseases. Please click on the post for more information.
Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Endocrine Surgery Grand Rounds. Prof Leigh Delbridge from RNSH will be presenting cases in endocrine surgery. This will be a great opportunity, particularly for stage 2 students in their endocrine block, to learn about the surgical management of common endocrine pathologies. For more info click on the post.
Sydney University Surgical Society are excited to host Practical Management of Orthopaedic Trauma. This is the first session of a two-part series on orthopaedic surgery. In this session, Dr. Sanjeev Gupta will be presenting orthopaedic trauma cases and outlining basic management principles. For more info click on the post.
SUSS is holding an intermediate surgical skills wet lab for Stage 2 and 3 students. Suturing will be practised on pork belly and taught by junior doctors from RPAH.
Please note that this is for students with prior experience suturing. The session will be expanding on simple interrupted and instrument tie techniques so students should be comfortable with these. Unfortunately we are only able to accommodate 30 students. Click on the post for more info.
We are going to run some introductory suturing and knot tying sessions for Med 1 and 2 students over the next 8 weeks (21 March to 9 May). These sessions will be held in the Blackburn Skills Lab (Room 318) at 0730 and will be directed at beginners who are interested in developing some basic skills. More info…
The 2014 SUSS calendar will kick off with an “Introduction to Surgery” seminar on March 11th. Marc Gladman (Colorectal Surgeon and Professor of Surgery) will discuss career pathways, the life of a surgeon & the future of surgery as well as the logistics of surgical training in Australia, i.e. the Surgical Education & Training (SET) program.
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.