Your Future in Global Health
In collaboration with MSAND's Vision Global Health, NDASS is proud to bring you a lecture series entitled "Your Future in Global Health"
Developing a Career in Global Surgery
As part of this series, NDASS is very proud to bring you this year's surgical careers evening. This information evening is for students, and junior doctors interested in pursuing a surgical career and learning how a career in surgery can be used to help end global health inequalities.
Venue: Hollywood Private Hospital - Lecture Theatre
Time: Thursday, May 4th 18:00 - 21:00
MSAND's Vision Global Health presents
Gateway to Global Health
"The second part of the lecture series, proudly brought to you by Vision Global Health, is an event that will inspire, educate and motivate. The evening will explore the diverse short-term and long-term opportunities available to medical students, junior doctors, and senior clinicians in the realm of global health.
Venue: Notre Dame School of Medicine ND35 - Lecture Theatre
Time: Thursday, May 11th 18:00 - 21:00
Speakers will be released this week, so make sure to keep an eye on the event Facebook page and this website.
Registration is now open.
Spots are limited, so be sure to get in quick
Thanks to our generous sponsors, registration for either event is free for NDASS and MSAND members and their UWA counterparts.
Dr Foster is a graduate of the University of Tasmania who completed her surgical training in Victoria and Western Australia. Amanda is a general surgeon who is currently heading the Acute Surgical and Trauma Unit at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth. Amanda is a member of Specialists Without Borders (SWB), a team of doctors who volunteer their time to lead training seminars in developing countries. Amanda has worked on missions in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Rwanda.
Professor Graham Forward, an orthopaedic surgeon from Perth, has worked in indigenous communities in Broome, Derby and Christmas Island. In response to the 2004 tsunami, Graham organised a medical team to travel to Somalia, in an effort to aid recovery from the natural disaster. On his return to Perth, he established Australian Doctors For Africa (ADFA), an organisation to help relieve communities in the Horn of Africa from some of their most severe medical and health difficulties.
Mr Savundra is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Fremantle Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital. He sub-specialises in head and neck reconstructive surgery and hand surgery. Mr Savundra has been actively involved in Interplast Australia since 2001 and has been on voluntary Plastic Surgery missions to Tonga, Sri Lanka, Kiribati, Somalia, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, Laos and the Philippines. The work on these trips includes congenital deformity and disfigurement and severe burns contractures.
Professor Kingsley Faulkner, a renowned general surgeon, has held a number of senior leadership positions, including Head of General Surgery at SCGH, President of RACS and Chair of Australian Council on Smoking and Health. Prof. Faulkner received a Order of Australia award for service to medicine. He is a Professor at UNDF and sits on the East Metropolitan Service Board. We are delighted to have Prof. Faulkner address us in his capacity as a board member for the RACS Foundation of Surgery.