• Vol. 39 No. 11, 883–886
  • 15 November 2010

5th College of Surgeons Lectureship: Surgery beyond Scalpels


The training of surgeons composed of two aspects: (1) Clinical skill and competence; (2) The ‘soft’ skill and ‘art’ of surgery. With the gradual introduction of residency programme into the surgical discipline, hopefully our clinical training will be more systematic, closely supervised, monitored, assessed and reassessed, and structured.

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