University of Sydney Medical School info session in Calgary tomorrow

10 March 2014

Heads up, Alberta! If you are interested in medical school in Australia, you should plan to attend the Sydney Medical School information session tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6 p.m.!

The Sydney Medical School Dean of Medicine Professor Bruce Gregory Robinson will be presenting an information session in Calgary tomorrow evening for anyone interested in studying medicine at the Sydney Medical School.
At the event, future student will find out more about

  • admissions requirements;
  • program structure;
  • application deadlines;
  • clinical rotations;
  • medical licensing;
  • accreditation; and
  • what happens when you return to Canada after completing the Doctor of Medicine program at the University of Sydney

Sydney Medical School Alumni Get-together
After the medical school information sessions, Sydney Medical School alumni and future University of Sydney students are invited to stay for a casual Sydney Medical School Alumni Get-together. Sydney med graduates can catch up with friends and colleagues and future Sydney Medical School students will be able find out more about what it’s like to study at one of the best medical schools in Australia—by speaking to those who have been there! All guests are encouraged and welcome to stay for the Sydney Medical School Alumni Get-together following the information session.
University of Sydney alum and OzTREKK Director Matt Miernik will also be available to speak to students about Australian Medical Schools after the session.

Sydney Medical School Information Session in Calgary

Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Westin Calgary, Bonavista Room, 320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2S6
RSVP: No RSVP required—just come along. Family and friends most welcome!

About Sydney Medical School Dean Professor Bruce Robinson

Professor Robinson is an Endocrinologist and has been Head of the Molecular Genetics Unit, (now Cancer Genetics Unit) at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital since 1989. His research has focused on identifying the genetic causes contributing to the formation of tumours in endocrine glands such as the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pituitary.
He recently formed the International SDH Consortium gathering families from around the world to define the relationships between phaeochromocytoma / paraganglioma and the SDH genes. In addition his lab has characterized mutations and their consequences in sporadic tumours of the thyroid adrenal and recently in brain tumours.
Since 2001 he has been the Chairman of Hoc Mai, the University of Sydney‘s Australia Vietnam Medical Foundation. He has supervised 25 PhD students.

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program

The Doctor of Medicine 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 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: TBC by the faculty. For the 2014 intake, the application deadline for this program was July 7, 2013.

Apply now to Sydney Medical School!


Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Medical Schools Admissions Officer Broghan Dean at any time for more information about how to apply to the Sydney MD program at Sydney Medical School, or if you have questions about the upcoming Sydney Medical School Information Session. Email Broghan at or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.