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29 September 2023

How to become a surgeon

To become a surgeon, you must complete your medical degree and registration, undergo at least two years of internship and residency in a hospital and then complete at least five years of surgical training depending on specialty.
26 September 2023

How to begin a career in genomic medicine

The Speciality of Genomic Medicine provides medical students and professionals as well as scientists with opportunities to become an expert in genomics and work across research, government and clinical settings.
18 September 2023

REDI to help Australians breathe easier

Associate Professor Zoe McKeough's REDI Fellowship allowed her to collaborate with Australian digital healthcare company Perx Health on a research project to empower people with chronic respiratory conditions to better engage with their treatment program.
14 September 2023

Five Sydney researchers announced as 2023 Young Tall Poppy award winners

Five early career researchers from the University of Sydney have been honoured as recipients of the 2023 NSW Young Tall Poppy Awards, recognising their contributions to the future of STEM.
14 September 2023

Why study surgery at Sydney

Surgeons are medical professionals who specialise in performing surgical procedures to repair, remove, or alter parts of the body to improve a patient's health or quality of life. The discipline of surgery focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions and injuries through operative techniques.