Science for Surgeons Course

Designed for those sitting the RACS Surgical Sciences Examination.

2022 course details

Dates: 13 January—17 August 2022
Venue: Via Zoom video conferencing
Cost: $3,000 NZD for the full year
Online registration: Opens 1st January 2022. Payment link will be available on application

Course convenors

Dr Ali Mirjalili
Senior Lecturer
Department of Anatomy and Medical Imaging, Department of Surgery
University of Auckland

Guest lecturers

Professor Vishy Mahadevan
Professor of Surgery, Chair of Anatomy at The Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professor Mark Stinger
Professor of Paediatric Surgery and Anatomy, former Chair of Anatomy Royal College of Surgeons

Key aspects of the programme

  • Weekly 1 hour evening online lecture, 6–7pm, commencing 12 January 2022
  • Taught by Auckland Clinical Anatomy Team, Department of Anatomy and Medical Imaging at FMHS and by leading surgical specialists within the DHBs
  • Curriculums based on the SET generic Surgical Sciences Examination curriculum
  • One week residential course from 5-9 September, 8am-4pm, at the University of Auckland, covering anatomy, physiology and immunology.  


Lois Blackwell
Phone: +64 923 9820