Aberdeen National Undergraduate Surgical Conference 2018 (17 March 2018)

Aberdeen National Undergraduate Surgical Conference 2018 (17 March 2018)

A message from our colleagues at Ogston Surgical Society in Aberdeen:

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting an ENT and Plastics Conference on the 17th March 2018 for medical students across the UK.

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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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National Undergraduate and Foundation Surgical Conference (10 March 2018)

National Undergraduate and Foundation Surgical Conference (10 March 2018)

This year, Surgical Scousers are hosting our annual surgical conference in association with The Royal College of Surgeon Edinburgh on the 10th March 2018. The day will consist of:

– Talks from some of the most influential surgeons from various specialties discussing the up and coming innovations in their field. Insights that you rarely experience from attending placements!
– Poster and oral presentations to share your research with your peers.
– Basic and advanced surgical skills workshops*. Prepare yourself with some basic surgical skills for future surgical placements/jobs. There is an advanced workshop for those who already have basic surgical skills and want to challenge themselves.
– CV building workshop. A workshop that is tailored for aspiring surgeons, all the information you need to build a strong surgical CV. Earning points before even stepping into the interview room.

*Limited spaces for workshops, spaces will be filled on first come first serve basis. Get ticket before 1ST MARCH to receive email with sign ups instruction!!

Certificates will be awarded to all delegates and awards will be given to the Best Oral Presentation and the Best Poster Presentation.

Tickets available online at https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/events-courses/event-entry?diaryId=2185

Abstract submission available online at https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/events-courses/abstract-submission/?cmd=ALL&evid=7a79ebb0-ff35-4ae2-a2b0-dc3ad4832bc7

Don’t miss the chance!!
£10 non-members
£8 for Surgical Scousers members and RCSEd affiliates

South West Orthopaedic Conference (17 March 2018)

South West Orthopaedic Conference (17 March 2018)

Dear Students,

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now available for the 2018 South West Orthopaedic Conference!

Organised by a group of medical students and orthopaedic consultants; the day aims to offer medical students and junior doctors from around the country, the opportunity to gain insight into the hugely popular field of orthopaedics.

The event will take place on 17th March in Exeter and will consist of morning lectures from world leading orthopaedic surgeons, poster presentations and practical workshops in surgical fracture fixation, total hip arthroplasty, plaster casting and suturing skills.

We will be accepting abstracts on any project, SSU, case report, elective or audit related to orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine or musculoskeletal disease. To be considered, please send a 250 word abstract to sworthoconference@gmail.com by MIDDAY SUNDAY 25th FEBRUARY.

Go to https://www.sworthoconference.com/ for more information and a link to booking.

We look forward to seeing you there.

South West Orthopaedic Conference Organising Committee

NANSIG Neurosurgery Careers Day

SBNS / NANSIG 7th Neurosurgery Careers Day

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If you're a medical student or Foundation doctor considering a career in Neurosurgery, you won't want to miss the 7th annual SBNS/NANSIG Neurosurgery Careers Day on Saturday, 27th January 2018 at the King Khalid Building in the heart of Edinburgh. 

Speakers include:

Mr Paul May (President, SBNS) - The SBNS: What's it for?
Mr Neil Kitchen (SBNS President-elect) - Training a neurosurgeon 1985 and 2015: how far have we come?
Mr Alistair Jenkins (Treasurer, SBNS) - Work-life balance: what's that?
Mr Jonathan Pesic-Smith - Being a trainee: doing the work
Mr Akbar Hussain - Being a trainee: ticking the boxes
Mr Rodney Laing - Challenges in the spine
Mr Mark Wilson - Pre-hospital management in neurosurgery
Mr Richard Ashpole - Surgical simulation and ROWENA
Mr Michael Jenkinson - Academic Neurosurgery: for those who can't cut their way out of a paper bag?
Mr Kismet Hossain-Ibrahim - Publish or perish: British Journal of Neurosurgery
Mr Daniel Fountain - ENTICE and the Academic Foundation Programme
Mr Chris Barrett - Less is more

Tickets available via the link below. We will look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh on 27th January!

Abstract submission is now closed.

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