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Biographical entry Quick, Balcombe (1883 - 1969)

Born
12 May 1883
Dunedin, New Zealand
Died
5 September 1969
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Surgeon

Summary

Balcombe Quick was a general surgeon and plastic surgeon associated with the Alfred Hospital for 57 years. He was also a visiting surgeon to the Caulfield Repatriation Hospital, Stewart lecturer in surgery at the University of Melbourne and a member of the governing committee of Wilson's Promontory National Park.

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1904
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Melbourne
1905
Education - Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1905 - c. 1908
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Alfred Hospital
c. 1909 - c. 1911
Career position - Postgraduate training in London
1912 - 1914
Career position - Out-patient Honorary Surgeon at the Alfred Hospital
1914 - 1919
Career position - Medical Officer with the Australian Army Medical Corps
1918
Award - Distinguished Service Order (DSO) received
1919 - 1945
Career position - In-patient Surgeon at the Alfred Hospital
1927
Award - Foundation Fellow of the (Royal) College of Surgeons (FRCS)
1933 - 1948
Career position - Councillor of the Royal College of Surgeons
1934 - 1962
Career position - Member of the Board of Management
1938 - 1945
Career position - Dean of the Clinical School
1942 - 1965
Career position - Member of the Baker Medical Research Institute Board
1945 -
Career position - Consultant at the Alfred Hospital
1958 - 1960
Career position - vice-president

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