Surgical Education in South Africa

International Journal

World J Surg (2009) 33:170–173 Oct 29, 2008

“Medical training has been well established in South Africa since the 1920s. This was initially undergraduate only, and specialist training required study overseas until the early 1960s. The first formal specialist training circuits were developed in conjunction with the formation of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA) in 1955, which was established largely as an examination body to oversee standards of training.”

Elias Degiannis
George J. Oettle
Martin D. Smith
Martin G. Veller

Southern Africa

South Africa


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