Ready, SET, go for academic surgery?

Timothy J Smith, Carly M Fox and Michael A Bonning
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01696.x
Published online: 7 April 2008

To the Editor: The recent editorial by Waxman1 implies that early streaming of students during medical school training is to become the norm for admission to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ Surgical Education and Training (SET) program. We would like to draw attention to the disturbing nature of this development for medical students and junior doctors alike.

  • Timothy J Smith
  • Carly M Fox
  • Michael A Bonning

  • Australian Medical Students’ Association, Canberra, ACT.


Competing interests:

We are final-year medical students at the University of Queensland and members of the Australian Medical Students’ Association national executive.


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