Highlights of 2023

Photo galleries

Oath-taking and prizegiving 2023

[PHOTO GALLERY] On Friday, 1 December 2023, the FHS Class of 2023 gathered to pledge their lives to the compassionate care of patients and notable academic achievements were also recognised.
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From the Dean's Desk

Building a human rights culture in our Faculty

This Human Rights Day, the Faculty embarks on a renewed journey to amplify stories of exclusion from members of our Faculty community as well as alumni from years past. Our commitment is to build ways leading to greater inclusion.

Health Sciences News

UCT Inaugural Lectures

Thursday, 16 November 2023

Right Down to the Bone - Orthopaedic Training and Education

Professor Michael Held
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Thursday, 2 November 2023

From Endocrine Surgery to Access to Care - the Imperative for Health Equity Action in Academic Medicine

Professor Lydia Cairncross
Head of Department of Surgery

Monday, 18 September 2023

From Endocrine Surgery to Access to Care - the Imperative for Health Equity Action in Academic Medicine

Professor Edina Sinanovic
Head of Health Economics Division
School of Public Health

Wednesday, 12 July 2023

From caesarean section-related complications to global surgical systems strengthening

Professor Salome Maswime
Head of Global Surgery Division
Department of Surgery

Thursday, 8 June 2023

Pain management to reduce suffering in South Africa: integrating interdisciplinary research into the healthcare professions

Professor Romy Parker
Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine

Monday, 29 May 2023

Racing the Red Queen - Immunology underlies all disease processes as well as the most successful treatment interventions of all time

Professor Elizabeth Mayne
Head of Division of Immunology
Department of Pathology