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    Director of Trauma Required- National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre Darwin

    The National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre is seeking a Director of Trauma. The position is available from December 2017 until June 2019 and is located at Royal Darwin Hospital. RDH is the major teaching hospital in the Northern Territory and receives Trauma referrals from across the NT and northern WA with a catchment
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    RACS Trauma Week Symposium: Trauma Verification – from little things big things grow

    A one day trauma symposium regarding the Trauma Verification program shall be held on the 15th November 2017, as part of Trauma Week. Trauma verification is a multi-disciplinary inter-collegiate process that is used around the world to assist hospitals to analyse their systems of care, and surgeons have been central to this process. For more information,
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    DSTC Melbourne 12th-14th November 2017. Places filling fast!

    The final DSTC in our region for 2017 will be held at the Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, from the 12th – 14th November 2017. Directed by Associate Professor Martin Richardson, the Melbourne course shall welcome Clay Cothren Burlew from Denver, and Mr Li Hsee from Auckland. A small number of places are still available for surgical
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    Trauma Program @ RACS ASC 2018 to feature our American Colleagues

    The 87th Annual Scientific Congress of RACS will be held in Sydney in partnership with the American College of Surgeons, as well as in conjunction with ANZCA. This will offer our Trauma community a unique opportunity to present with our American colleagues, including Ron Maier (Seattle), Adil Haider (Boston), John Fildes (Nevada) and Peggy Knudson
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    ANZAST Rib Fixation Workshop Wrap

        The ANZAST Rib Fixation Workshop was held on the 27th July 2017, at the University of Technology, Sydney. The workshop brought together for the first time, the small group of surgeons who are currently performing rib fixation for trauma in Australia. The workshop was attended by surgeons from Australia and New Zealand with
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    Do you know your RACS Trauma Committee?

    The RACS trauma committee is the peak reporting body for the state and territory based trauma committees of the RACS. It is one constituent committee of the Fellowship Services Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. It has an important role in providing input for Governance and Advocacy by RACS. The committee is composed
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    Become an ANZAST Member Today

    By being a member of this unique society for surgeons who treat injured patients, you will be supporting the mentoring, education and training in trauma, for surgeons in Australia and New Zealand. You will also be supporting the society who has begun the process of developing a multidisciplinary fellowship program in trauma, which will be available
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Become a member today!

The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma (ANZAST) is a unique surgical society for all surgeons who treat injured patients. Membership is open to Fellows or Trainees of the RACS (or equivalent), from all surgical specialties.

The benefits of membership include:

  • Subscription to the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.
  • Case of the Month: a clinically relevant case presentation followed by an expert opinion and summary.
  • Access to a network of surgeons with an interest in the treatment of injured patients.
  • Discounts on ANZAST-sponsored meetings, conferences and workshops.
  • Opportunity to become involved with the Association Committee.
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Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma (ANZAST) is a not-for-profit, public company limited by guarantee, that was listed with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission in February 2011. It was formed by a group of surgeons involved in the care of injured Australian and New Zealand patients.

Who Are ANZAST
The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma is a surgical society open to surgical trainees and Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (or equivalent).
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Mission Statement
To ensure seriously and critically injured New Zealand and Australian patients receive optimal and world-class surgical care.
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Membership Benefits
There are a number of benefits available to members of ANZST, that facilitate the goals of the society- to educate, to mentor and to promote the field of trauma surgery.
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