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Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.


Become a Skills Course Instructor

If you are passionate about teaching in surgical education, consider becoming a Skills Course Instructor with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. The Skills Training Department offers five skills courses to surgical Trainees and medical professionals in various disciplines. The success of these courses is dependent on the voluntary involvement of faculty from a variety of medical disciplines on a pro bono basis.


The benefits of teaching on Skills Training courses are numerous, including:

  • Claim Continuing Professional Development points (1 point per hour)
  • Opportunity to network with a multidisciplinary faculty
  • Personally and professionally rewarding to mentor emerging surgeons
  • Opportunity to enhance personal educational and teaching skills
  • A platform to share your passion, expertise and influence the future in the field of surgery
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses incurred where travel is required 

How to register

  • Refer to course(s) of interest by clicking on links below
  • Ensure minimum eligibility criteria is met
  • Check against the course prerequisites prior to applying
  • Complete Instructor Application form
  • Submit form to relevant course administrator


ASSET: Australia and New Zealand Surgical Skills Education and Training

This well-established, hands-on course provides an educational package of generic surgical skills required by surgical Trainees in the Australian and New Zealand context

CCrISP®: Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient

The CCrISP® course assists doctors in developing simple, useful skills for managing critically ill patients, and promotes the coordination of multidisciplinary care.

CLEAR: Critical Literature Evaluation & Research

This hands-on course is designed to make the language and methodology of literature, and research relevant to surgeons in the day-to-day activities of their practice.

EMST: Early Management of Severe Trauma

This course teaches a systematic, concise approach to the care of a trauma patient, providing a safe and reliable method for immediate management of injured patients.

TIPS: Training in Professional Skills

This course teaches patient-centred communication and team-oriented non-technical skills in a clinical context.


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