Journal article

Assessment of the Role of a Student-Led Surgical Interest Group in Surgical Education

Ran Li, Kenneth Buxey, Akbar Ashrafi, Katharine J Drummond

JOURNAL OF SURGICAL EDUCATION | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2013

Abstract

BACKGROUND: We describe the development of a medical student surgical interest group, its initial evaluation, and future plans. The Surgical Students Society of Melbourne was formed in August 2008 by a group of senior medical students from the University of Melbourne. The Surgical Students Society of Melbourne seeks to provide additional surgical teaching and professional development for students interested in a career in surgery. It also aims to provide junior doctors with leadership and teaching opportunities to meet the requirements of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for application to the Surgical Education and Training program. Its program also addresses contemporary workforc..

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