The Alfred General Surgery Meeting – Practical Updates for General Surgeons

  • 3rd and 4th November
  • Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne
  • Scientific Convenors: Prof Jonathan Serpell FRACS AM; A/Prof James Lee FRACS

Flyer & Program for the Event

Focusing on ‘Practical Updates for General Surgeons’ the program will present always-popular ‘how I do it’ sessions, along with modern updates on controversial and important common areas – appealing to consultants – no matter their subspecialty – and trainees alike.

To view the provisional program and to register, please visit

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AANZGOSA and AANZHPBA are holding their training sessions for senior General Surgery SET trainees on 20, 23, 27 and 30 March.

The courses will augment individual study programs as trainees approach the RACS Fellowship Exam. Presented by expert clinicians the sessions are an opportunity for senior SET trainees to review the required content.

This year the format has been broken down into 4 evening sessions 2 x AANZGOSA & AANZHPBA each, approximately 90 minutes -2 hours. The courses will also be recorded and attendees will be able to view for a limited time after the event.


The Australian and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association (ANZHPBA) and the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association (AANZGOSA) held their Annual Meeting on the Sunshine Coast 6-7 October 2022. The Meeting theme was “Rocks & Rollers: Adventures from the Hiatus to the Ampulla”. The program was designed towards all general surgeons from registrars to specialist HPB / UGI surgeons.


MARCH 2, 9, 16 & 23 2022

AANZGOSA and ANZHPBA are offering an intensive course aimed at covering the Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and HPB curriculum for General Surgery Trainees – HPB – 2 x sessions of approx. 1.5 – 2 hours each

This event was held over four weeks with the sessions alternating between Upper GI and HPB. The format for the evening was three to four 15 minutes talks, 5 minute questions ending with a panel discussion over approximately 30 minutes.

The J & J Ethicon ANZHPBA 2021 Research Day was held in conjunction with our AGM on the 30th October. It was an opportunity to see HPB research showcased from around the country. We welcomed students, junior doctors, Fellows and Members! There were 15 submissions by 13 presenters on the afternoon followed by the ANZHPBA AGM – thanks to all those who presented and attended.