Kelvin Kong is the first Aborigine to become a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Currently practicing ENT surgery in the Hunter and northern New South Wales, he’s passionate about equality in access and outcomes of all patients. Mr. Kong is the current Chair of the College’s Indigenous Health Committee. In this interview he talks about his story, the importance of ear health and cultural safety and championing and celebrating excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Recorded on Tuesday, 26 August at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Melbourne.