This is to update you on developments with respect to the Vice-Chancellor’s statement which was published on the UCT website.
The pride on Cardiothoracic Surgeon Professor Peter Zilla’s face said it all – the culmination of his vision, and having worked with a committed team from Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) to complete his project, had borne fruit. The new Christian Barnard Hybrid Operating Suites was about to be unveiled by no other than the famous Prof Chris Barnard’s son, the pioneer of heart surgery.
Recent complaints from junior doctors about long hours and allegations of harassment in the workplace have put the spotlight on burnout and stress in the medical fraternity.
Innovation won the day at the Faculty’s 8th annual Celebrating Health Sciences Education Conference this year. The Faculty’s creative and inquiring minds shared how they have addressed some vexing educational challenges.