Professor Alistair Royse awarded Sir Louis Barnett Medal

Professor Alistair Royse, Department of Surgery, a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Director of eLearning Technologies for the Melbourne Medical School, was recently presented the Sir Louis Barnett Medal from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

The convocation ceremony was held on the first day of the Annual Scientific Meeting in Brisbane in May. The award was presented for the advancement of and excellence in surgery and surgical research and education.

Named after Sir Louis Barnett, who was responsible for the original proposal in 1920 to create an Australasian association of surgeons, the medal recognises excellence in advancement of surgery and surgical research and education.