Surgeons' college announces it will abandon 'Mr' and 'Ms' titles

Instead, it will refer to surgeons with non-gendered titles in marketing materials and on its website

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons says it wants to discourage the use of ‘Mr’ for male surgeons, declaring there is no longer a place for gendered titles in medicine. 

Dr Christine Lai
Dr Christine Lai.

Under a new policy announced yesterday, the college says it will refer to surgeons with non-gendered titles in its marketing materials and on its website.  

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