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Professor Margaret Schnitzler recognised for leadership

When Professor Margaret Schnitzler started her medical career 40 years ago, she couldn’t have imagined she would go on to be considered by others as a “trailblazer.” While carving out a successful career herself, she is surprised and disappointed that today, there is still an under representation of women in senior medical leadership positions despite …

Research Activity Report 2021-2022

The Surgical Education Research and Training (SERT) Institute at Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) proudly presents the Division of Surgery and Anaesthesia (DoSA) Research Activity Report 2021-2022. The development of this report is a SERT Institute strategic initiative aimed to raise the profile of the DoSA Departments at RNSH. The report provides a comprehensive overview …

RNSH celebrates surgical research & innovation

Once again, Royal North Shore Hospital celebrated the Harry Cumberland Travelling Scholarship and the Ray Hollings Surgical Excellence Award with over 80 attendees. Both awards were established through generous philanthropic donations from the surgeons they are named after and are offered annually to promote surgical innovation, research and quality improvement.  Interim NSLHD Chief Executive Lee …

Morbidity and Mortality Meetings – Effective or a waste of time and resources?

Professor Thomas J Hugh (MD, FRACS; Chair of Surgery, Northern Clinical School and SERT Institute, Director) presented at the Surgical Grand Rounds on 27th March 2023 at the Kolling Institute to an audience of surgeons, discussing whether Morbidity and Mortality are effective or a waste of time and resources. You can view the presentation slides …

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Dr Ray Hollings Surgical Excellence Award

The Surgical Education, Research and Training (SERT) Institute at Royal North Shore Hospital have established the Dr Ray Hollings Surgical Excellence Award in recognition of the substantial contribution to surgery services made by Dr Ray Hollings over his 60 years medical career. The Dr Ray Hollings Surgical Excellence Award aims to encourage and support consultant …

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