Annual Conference of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers Surgical Training: Excising the Barriers

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Join The Faculty of Surgical Trainers at their cutting-edge 'Excising the Barriers' conference, to reshape the future of surgical education and training!

The aim of the conference is highlight equality and diversity issues within surgical training. Bringing into focus where these issues arise and how people have dealt with them.  

Engage with world-class experts as they dissect the challenges and present innovative solutions for fostering equality and diversity in the surgical field. Network with like-minded professionals, share valuable experiences, and be part of the movement to revolutionise surgical training.

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers looks forward to welcoming you and providing an opportunity to contribute to a more inclusive and dynamic future for surgeons, one stitch at a time!

This event is very kindly sponsored by Bbraun and Simendo.


Find out all about the conference sessions and speakers here

Target Audience

All surgeons with an interest in surgical training.

Relevant Grades

Core Trainees, SAS, Consultant, ST Grade - All, SpR

Learning Style

Presentations, debate and group discussion.

Aims & Objectives

The conference will focus on updating trainers regarding EDI

Learning Outcomes

After attending this one day conference delegates will be able to:

1) Identify issues of EDI within surgical training

2) Suggest areas where this can be improved

3) Describe how to embed “professionalism” in a trainer


Fee: £170.00

Fee for FST Members: £135.00

Fee for RCSEd Members/Fellows: £135.00

Conference Director

Mr Alexander Phillips, RCSEd Faculty of Surgical Trainers Director

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Get in touch

If you have any questions about this event, please contact us and a member of our Education team will be happy to help you.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Education Department

Phone: +44 (0)131 527 1600
Fax: +44 (0)131 557 6406