Sydney Medical School faculty receives Queen's Birthday Honours

12 June 2014

Sydney Medical School is extremely proud of their staff, alumni, and friends who have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Awards for 2014. Numerous staff as well as alumni, former staff, and friends of the faculty were presented with awards. To those whose contribution was recognized, Sydney Medical School offers their warm congratulations.

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  • Professor Warwick Britton AO – For distinguished service to medical research as an academic and immunologist, to humanitarian and public health improvements for the people of Nepal, and to the community.
  • Professor Heather Jeffrey AO – For distinguished service to medicine and tertiary education in the field of paediatrics, and to improve maternal and child health in rural and remote Australia and in developing countries.
  • Professor John Myburgh AO – For distinguished service to medicine as an intensive and critical care practitioner, educator and researcher, and as an international innovator in patient management.
  • Professor Alan Rosen AO – For distinguished service to medicine in the field of mental health as a psychiatrist and clinician, to national health service reform, and to professional organisations.
  • Emeritus Professor Arthur Baker AM – For significant service to medicine, particularly to cardiovascular anaesthesia, to medical education, and to professional medical organisations.
  • Professor John Gibson AM – For significant service to medicine in the field of haematology, to medical education, and through accreditation and clinical governance advisory roles.
  • Professor James Isbister AM – For significant service to medicine in the fields of haematology and transfusion medicine, and to professional organisations
  • Professor John Paul Seale AM – For significant service to medicine as a clinical pharmacologist, particularly in the field of respiratory illnesses.
  • Dr Gabriel Shannon AM – For significant service to medicine as a consultant physician, particularly as a clinical innovator
  • Professor Tania Sorrell AM For significant service to medicine and the community as an infectious diseases researcher and adviser.
  • Mr Clyde Thomson AM – For significant service to community health, particularly through the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
  • Professor Warwick Giles OAM – For service to medicine, particularly in the field of maternal fetal medicine, and to professional associations

Application Timeline for the Doctor of Medicine Program at Sydney Medical School

Application deadline for the 2015 intake: July 7, 2014 (10 a.m. Sydney time)*
Last test date of MCAT for 2015 entry: May 31, 2014
Interview invitations: July 16 – 19, 2014
Interviews held: July 28 – August 1, 2014 & August 4 – 5, 2014
Offers will begin to be sent: August 11, 2014
Late round interview invitations: September 29 – October 2, 2014
Late round interviews held: October 13 – 15, 2014
Late round offers: October 20, 2014
*In order for your complete Sydney MD application to be submitted on time, all documents must be received by Friday, July 4, 2014.

About Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program at Sydney Medical School

The Sydney MD at the Sydney Medical School program is a four-year professional postgraduate-entry course with three primary aims for graduates: excellent clinical skills and preparedness for practice; experience in research; and experience and awareness of health in an international setting. It includes weekly clinical experience in leading hospitals from the very first weeks, regular PBL (problem-based learning) exercises in small groups, traditional lectures with expert practitioners, and ongoing opportunities to participate in research.
Program: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Location: Sydney, New South Wales (Camperdown/Darlington campus)
Semester intake: February 2015
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: July 7, 2014*

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