Younger Fellow's Breakfast
Date: 28 May 2022
Venue: UQ Herston at Mayne Events Space
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The Younger Fellows Committee is hosting an upbuilding breakfast session centred around achieving your greatest potential, both personally and in Surgery. Don’t miss out on hearing both Million Meters for Melanoma founder Dr Chris Conyard and Burnout expert Dr Dike Drummond speak about their personal experiences in setting and achieving exciting goals.

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Preparation for Practice

Date: 5 - 6 November 2022
Venue: Avant Brisbane Office (TBC)

Are you considering starting up your own private practice? Beginning the journey into Private Practice as a Surgeon can be a daunting task, but setting up or joining a private practice is an important milestone in your medical career. The Younger Fellows Committee has prepared this annual workshop in order to assist you in successfully setting up your own private practice.

Registration now opens!

Queensland Charity Ball

Date: 10 September 2022
Theme: Moonlight in Morocco
Venue: W Hotel
Join RACS Queensland in celebrating our biennial Charity Ball. A superb evening of food and entertainment, our gala provides Surgeons from across Queensland the opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, enjoy an exciting night out, and support the meaningful work of the Foundation for Surgery.

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Neville Davis Prize 
Abstract submission opens now. To find out more details, please check out the details above or our website.
Submit Abstract Here! 
RACS Papers Prize 
Abstract submission opens now. To find out more details, please check out the details above or our website.
Submit Abstract Here!
Wondering how to write a quality abstract? Dr Michael Wagels and Dr Raja Sawhney provided some insightful tips on How to Write an Abstract for the upcoming competition in this video. 
Kenneth Jamieson Lecture

Trauma and the Rural Generalist: Haemorrhage Control and a Shoulder to Cry On
21 July 2022
Time: 5:00pm – 7:15pm with networking opportunities from 6:30pm
Where: Education Centre, RBWH
This is a free event.
Register here

International Work Requires an International Will 

As international borders reopen and opportunities to live and work overseas become possible once again, preparing an International Will should be a consideration on your pre-departure to-do list.  This article discusses the importance of having a Will that’s recognised overseas if you plan on working abroad. Please see full article here

CPD Roadmap

The RACS Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program is developed in consultation with specialty societies, associations and RACS committees to support you to maintain your surgical standards and to comply with regulatory authority requirements in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. The current CPD period runs from 1 July 2021 to 31 December 2022.

For all your CPD enquiries, please contact the team at or +61 3 9249 1282. Please view the CPD Roadmap 2022 here. 

Medical Practice Owner Employment Checklist

Staff are the lifeblood of a medical practice and a key element to the success of your business. Many factors must be considered when you commence recruitment to manage the ongoing payroll and employment demands with ease, whilst still remaining compliant. Walshs Practice have put together this helpful employment checklist as a starting point of items to consider when you begin your staff recruitment.

Please see
full article here

Surgeons' Wellbeing
RACS encourages all surgeons to recognise and discuss any challenges facing them and to ensure self-care is part of managing their professional life.
Check out our support program and resources
Member Advantage
Fellows and Trainees of the College can access exclusive discounts on a range of quality lifestyle products and financial services through the RACS Member Advantage benefit program.
Further information
Prevocational doctors can subscribe to an ePortfolio and educational resources that have been designed to support the Framework and promote flexible online self-directed learning.
Subscribe to JDocs
SimuSurg app
Experience a virtual operative environment to refine your operating skills. The app created by surgeons for surgeons simulates minimally invasive surgery.

Download SimuSurg via the
App Store or Google Play.
Speak Up app
RACS' new app can assist surgeons to comfortably address unacceptable behaviour using the Vanderbilt model, from the Operating with Respect (OWR) course.

Download the app via the App Store or Google Play.
Confidential support services are available for College members and their immediate family or household members. Experienced counsellors are available to speak with you about personal or work related matters.
More information
RACS Queensland webpage
RACS Queensland Email
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RACS Facebook
RACS YouTube
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