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Tuesday, 4th September 2007 - RCSI Postgraduate Conferring Ceremony in Penang

04 September 2007

Students were conferred with Membership (MRCSI) of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) at the Penang Medical College on Thursday, 23rd August 2007. This is the ninth consecutive year that a Postgraduate Conferring Ceremony has been held in Penang. This year, the highest numbers ever sat the Viva and clinical exams.

Commenting at the event, RCSI President Professor Gerald O'Sullivan said "Our noble purpose reflects our determination to sustain independent governance in professional education irrespective of changes in the economic or political climate. We feel certain that this will provide the best guarantee of professional standards, whatever the practice environment. We are always struck by the wonderful assistance and support we receive from the College here, the surgical community and the staff and patients of Penang General Hospital."

Representatives from RCSI and Penang Medical College with the candidates who were conferred with postgraduate awards at Penang Medical College.