PUS Annual Conference: The Future of Surgery (14 April 2018)

Plymouth Undergraduate Surgeons are inviting you to our 2nd annual conference: The Future of Surgery.

This is a hot topic in surgery and the RCS has also recently initiated a commission to look into this. There will be ample workshops to improve basic surgical skills (including suturing and laparoscopy), in addition to CV-building and Women in Surgery workshops. We are also proud to announce that Revinax will be providing a workshop on the use of virtual reality in surgical education. Prominent surgeons from Derriford Hospital will be speaking about their research and their views on the evolution of their specialties.

Abstract submissions are also now open and you stand a chance of winning prizes for either the best oral or best poster presentations! Please visit our website, under the abstract heading, for more information regarding abstract submissions. Here are some essential dates:

1. Deadline for abstract submission: 10th March 2018 23:59
2. Results released: 2nd April 2018

Link: https://pusconference2018.weebly.com/abstracts.html
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/332406450583612/

Hope to see you there!

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6th Annual National Surgical Conference for Foundation & Student Doctors – Sheffield Surgical Society

Sheffield Surgical Society is hosting the 6th Annual National Surgical Conference for Foundation & Student Doctors, in association with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh on 17th Feb 2018 (Saturday).

GET YOUR TICKETS for this conference via this link:


We have some amazing SPEAKERS lined up including Global Paediatric Surgeon, Ms Kokila Lakhoo and pioneering surgeon in 3D printing Mr Pankaj Chandak (as seen on UK TV series The Crown), and Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr David Lam!


WORKSHOPS will be running in the afternoon. These include advanced wound closure, orthopaedic external fixation, laparoscopic skills, sebaceous cyst excision and much more! Sign-up links will be released closer to the date. Places are allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis.


The cost to attend is £15 for non-members, £13 for SurgSoc members or £10 for RCSEd affiliates.


All pre-clinical students are also welcome!


Check out our Facebook event page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/488463814869066/

About: The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT)

About: The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT)

The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) is an independent professional body and registered charity which works to promote the highest standards in surgical training.

The Association was originally established in 1976 and is the second largest surgical specialty association in the UK with over 2,700 members, from all ten surgical specialties. ASiT membership costs just £40 when a medical student or £60 otherwise, serving the needs of trainees through training courses, grants, prizes and fellowships.

A membership highlight is the annual ASiT Conference, with over 700 delegates attending a weekend of educational courses, lectures and topical debate on all aspects of surgery and surgical training.

ASiT represents the views of surgical trainees through representation on the councils including the Surgical Royal Colleges, ISCP, and JCST. Unlike many others, ASiT remains independent of the Royal Colleges and professional medical organisations, and is run by trainees, for trainees.” – The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) Website

To learn more about The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT), visit their website at https://www.asit.org/