‘GI Extravaganza’ Surgical Revision Day

‘GI Extravaganza’ Surgical Revision Day

SUSS is proud to be collaborating with the UNSW Surgical Society to host a one-day intensive review of abdominal surgery. The program will include a comprehensive, high-yield overview of surgical anatomy and abdominal surgery, and is tailored to final year medicine exams.

This event will be valuable for senior medical students preparing for surgical barrier exams and long cases. Junior students are also welcome, but final and penultimate year students will be given preference.

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Time: 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Venue: Central Lecture Block 7, University of New South Wales Kensington campus

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9 – 10 am: GI Anatomy and Blood Supply Revision with Dr Tim Wang (SET trainee and Anatomy X course coordinator)
10 – 11 am: Oesophagogastric Surgery with Dr Steve Leibman (Oesophagogastric Surgeon at Royal North Shore Hospital)
11 – 11:30 am: Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery with Professor David Morris (Surgical Oncologist, St George Hospital)
12:30 – 1 pm: Ventral Hernias
1 – 2 pm: Lunch
2 – 3 pm: Colorectal Surgery with Dr Andrew Gilmore (Head, Colorectal Unit Liverpool Hospital)
3 – 4 pm: Abdominal Trauma with Dr Jeremy Hsu (Director of Trauma, Westmead Hospital)

Registration for this event is essential:

SUSS Upper GI Grand Rounds

SUSS Upper GI Grand Rounds

The Sydney University Surgical Society (SUSS) is proud to present Upper GI Surgical Grand Rounds.

Dr Thomas Hugh will discuss diseases commonly encountered as an upper GI surgeon and their operative management.

Dr Hugh is the Head of the Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital. His primary clinical interests are in the fields of hepatobiliary surgery, hernia repair, and complex laparoscopy. His primary research interests include clinical outcomes and quality of life following surgery for upper GI malignancies, as well as basic science research investigating molecular markers for prognosis in hepatobiliary tumours.

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Time: 6:45 – 7:45pm
Location: Seminar Room 022, New Law Annexe, University of Sydney
Please RSVP on the Facebook event.

Update: At the SUSS Upper GI Surgical Grand Rounds, Dr Thomas Hugh gave an honest insight into what it’s like to be a surgeon, and explored the exciting new and emerging technologies and some of his own surgical cases. A recording of the lecture can now be found here (.mp4) or here (.wmv) for those who were unable to make it or those who want to watch it again!