Pathway to becoming President of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Sally Langley FRACS

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Dr Sally Langley is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, who is based in Christchurch, New Zealand. She has worked in both public and private surgery in Christchurch for more than 30 years. Her work has covered the whole spectrum of plastic surgery including craniofacial, cleft lip and palate, head and neck, paediatric, reconstructive including microsurgery, hand surgery, as well as skin cancer and breast surgery.
Dr Langley has been involved with surgical education and training throughout her career. She was an examiner in plastic and reconstructive surgery for nine years and for two years she served as the New Zealand deputy Chair of the Court of Examiners, the entity which conducts the Fellowship exam of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).
Dr Langley is a former president of the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons. In 2014 she was elected member of the RACS Council where she chaired the Professional Standards and Development Board from 2019 till 2021. Since May 2021 Dr Langley is the RACS President.