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the PresiDent writes
An update from Professor Patrick Broe, President, RCSI.
06 interview:
Dr Brent eastman
Dr Brent Eastman, MD FACS, President of the American
College of Surgeons (ACS), who was recently awarded an
Honorary Fellowship of RCSI, talks to Surgical Scope.
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rcsi leaDs revaliDation Programme in qatar
A new Irish company, Medical Validation Ireland has been
established to manage the Hamad Medical Corporation
Assessment and Revalidation Programme.
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conferring ceremonies
Congratulations to the new Fellows and Members who
graduated at the conferring ceremony in July.
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charter Day
Charter Day provides a useful forum for knowledge sharing
and debate.
14 cover story:
new moDel of care for acute
surgery
Professor Frank Keane, Past President RCSI, Retired
Consultant Surgeon and Mr Ken Mealy, Joint Leads of the
National Clinical Programme in Surgery which developed the
Model, share their insights.
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no wait emergency DePt
J. Stephen Bohan, Executive Vice Chair of the Department
of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Boston, provides an overview of the `no wait emergency
department'.
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news
New Model of Care for Acute Surgery. Major research funding
for RCSI. Professional Development Programme for NCHDs.
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news gallery
`Surgical Bootcamp' for Trainees. Postgraduate Conferring
Ceremony. Professor Lord Ara Darzi awarded Honorary
Doctorate of RCSI.
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esPo's international congress set for
DuBlin next summer
The 2014 Biannual International Congress of the European
Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology will take place at the
National Convention Centre in Dublin from May 31 to June 3,
2014.
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new surgical training Pathway
Eunan Friel, Managing Director Surgical Affairs, RCSI, on
changes in surgical training.
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fellowshiPs anD awarDs
A guide to Fellowships and Awards opportunities and details of
successful recipients for 2013.
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memBershiP exams
RCSI offers a new format for Membership Exam, Part B.
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aPPreciation
Professor Ahmed Abdel Aziz Yacoub FRCSI (Hon), 1931-2013.
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motoring
Luxury cars.
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Editorial Board:
Niamh Burdett, Eunan Friel, Louise Loughran, Orla Purcell,
Louise Sherwin, Professor Sean Tierney
Editor:
Niamh Burdett
Contributors:
Stephen Bohan, Patrick Broe, Niamh Burdett, Sean Carroll,
Eddie Cunningham, Brent Eastman, Eunan Friel, Niall
Hogan, Frank Keane, Ken Mealy, William MacGowan,Tom
McCarthy, Paul Nolan, Donncha O'Brien, Declan O'Byrne,
Orla Purcell, John Russell, Louise Sherwin, Colette Tully
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