| Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Institute of Academic Surgery
'An investment in knowledge pays the best interest' Benjamin Franklin
Building a successful academic career is a deliberate and planned undertaking that requires preparation, guidance and a tireless commitment to your goals.
Many staff begin their career with high aspirations, only to find the ability to adequately and equally focus on the patient care, research, educational and administrative aspects of their career extremely daunting or confusing at the very least. It is evident there is a broad range of contributing factors for this across all disciplines including:
The IAS aims to overcome these barriers by advancing academic career pathways through the implementation of structured programs, the provision of mentorship and guidance, and the facilitation of change by advocating for greater emphasis to be placed on research and education.
Find out more here about how funding models, pathways for academics surgeons and navigating an academic career.