Essay Competition

Calling all current medical students from Australian and New Zealand Universities – the much anticipated ASSA Essay Competition is now open!!

Mental welfare, burnout and work-life balance are important issues for Surgeons and Surgical Trainees, who face high pressure work environments and long hours. This year’s topic – ‘Surgery; A Life Commitment?’ – welcomes a discussion around the sustainability of the current system, with consideration of its impact on the lives of Trainees and Surgeons, and the ongoing the need for high quality surgical care.

Impress the panel of Academic Surgeons across ANZ, and stand a chance to win a premium suturing kit kindly donated by RACS NSW, and consideration for journal publication.

Deadline 19th May 2019. Don’t miss out!

2019 ASSA Essay Competition Information