The Future of the Medical Colleges. Anne Kolbe Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Direction statement.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
As a fellowship based organisation, RACS commits to ensuring the highest standard of safe and comprehensive surgical care for the community we serve through excellence in surgical education, training, professional development and support.
Freidson E. Nourishing Professionalism, 1991
performing to and upholding the highest standards
honesty, humility, upholding professional values
being sympathetic and empathetic
being dedicated, doing one’s best to deliver
working together to achieve the best outcome
CanMEDS 2000 Project; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Societal Needs Working Group; “Skills for the new millennium”.
Things have changed!
…Challenges and opportunities
Relationships with key stakeholders will be crucial:
Training, Education and CPD:
Provide support for our colleagues:
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