Hunter New England Surgical Training Network
Welcome to the Hunter New England Surgical Training Network. We aim to offer a comprehensive surgical education and training program for our:
- RACS SETs
- Unaccredited Registrars and SRMOs (pre-SET / JDoc)
- PGY1s and PGY2s interested in pursuing surgical careers (pre-SET / JDoc)
All Surgical Trainees, Unaccredited Registrars and SRMOs are expected to participate in the Surgical Education Program. This program provides a continuous series of educational activities for trainees, unaccredited registrars, SRMOs and JMOs at all levels.
For any additional information please contact:
Conjoint Associate Professor Stephen Smith
HNE Network Director for Pre-SET Surgical Training
Ms Belinda Tuynman
Education Support Officer
Telephone: 4985 5568
Conjoint Professor Stephen Smith is the Director for the Hunter Surgical Clinical Research Unit. Please refer to research website for extensive information.
RACS SET Selection
To apply for a RACS SET position refer to
For our Unaccredited Registrars, SRMOs and JMOs our aim is to assist you by providing you with the skills required to apply for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for Surgical Education and Training (SET*).
*Further information on the selection and appointment process for Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Surgical Education Training (SET) can be found on the