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RACS Post Op Podcast is a medical podcast by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. It features extended interviews on articles in the current issue of Surgical News magazine, plus practical advice that surgeons can implement in their practices, including insights on financial management and wealth creation, legal and tax advice and economic forecasts.

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RACS Post Op Podcast is a medical podcast by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. It features extended interviews on articles in the current issue of Surgical News magazine, plus practical advice that surgeons can implement in their practices, including insights on financial management and wealth creation, legal and tax advice and economic forecasts.

    Innovators in stem cell transplantation (Re-release)

    Innovators in stem cell transplantation (Re-release)

    In April, orthopaedic surgeon Associate Professor Claudia Di Bella, and her team at BioFab3D, trademarked a revolutionary new method of stem cell transplantation. Located within St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne,  the 3D laboratory is Australia's first hospital-based bio-fabrication lab. In this episode Assoc. Prof. Di Bella explains how its cartilage project aims to build biological structures with the use of stem cells printed within a gelatinous scaffold, and then cultured in 3D.

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    • 15 min
    The most interesting ASC yet!

    The most interesting ASC yet!

    The title of the 2021 Annual Scientific Congress is ‘Celebrating the Art of Surgery in a Time of Disruption’. After cancellation of the 2020 Congress due to COVID-19, the 89th ASC is expected to be a hybrid of in-attendance and online events. Convenor, Professor Wendy Brown, discusses the challenges and rewards of preparing for what will be the most interesting ASC yet.

    For more information, please visit asc.surgeons.org 

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    • 16 min
    In favour of a surgical career outside the capital cities (Re-release)

    In favour of a surgical career outside the capital cities (Re-release)

    Since 1992, RACS Councillor Associate Professor Kerin Fielding has lived and worked in the NSW Riverina city of Wagga Wagga. As an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in a regional part of the Australia, she's cognisant how health outcomes for people in rural areas are impacted by the lack of facilities and medical professionals. Using her own experience as an example, she'd like everyone to know how country areas are uniquely rewarding for surgeons and their careers, as well as being great places to live.

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    • 10 min
    Opening up opportunities for women in surgery (Re-release)

    Opening up opportunities for women in surgery (Re-release)

    Associate Professor Payal Mukherjee is completing a PhD in new technologies in ear surgery. As one of few females studying technology, she's pushing for greater female participation in STEM disciplines – that is, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics.  Assoc. Prof. Mukherjee is an Ear, Nose, Throat Surgeon with a special interest in ear surgery.  She's Deputy Chair of the RACS State Committee of New South Wales and an Associate Professor of Surgery at The University of Sydney. And, she was a finalist in the 2019 New South Wales Premier's Woman of the Year Award. In this episode Assoc. Prof. Mukherjee explains why she chose surgery as a vocation and how rewarding it's been for her.

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    • 11 min
    Applauding flexible training

    Applauding flexible training

    To promote flexible training and encourage take-up across the profession, RACS have published new resources on their website, including a toolkit with tips for establishing flexible roles and a series of interviews with surgeons and Trainees who have experienced it personally.

    For more information about flexible training go to: www.surgeons.org/flexibletraining

     

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    • 14 min
    Father and son surgical team

    Father and son surgical team

    Experienced vascular surgeon Dr Bernard Bourke founded his surgical practice in Gosford, NSW, in 1986. In recent years, his son Dr Victor Bourke has joined him at Central Coast Vascular. The Bourkes explain their passion for surgery, their love of learning, and what it’s like to work closely together.

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    • 16 min

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