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Event Details | 3rd Annual Welsh National Surgical Conference

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Cardiff University's Surgical Society and Swansea University's Surgical Society are working in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to run the 3rd annual Welsh National Surgical Conference. This year’s conference will take place in the Michael Griffiths building at Cardiff University Heath Park Campus on the 14th of March, Saturday. Our theme for the conference is "Overcoming the Challenges of Surgery". The morning will comprise of talks and a panel Q&A session from several guest speakers, and a selection of oral and poster presentations. There will also be an afternoon of surgical workshops and our event will conclude with prize-giving and wine networking.

Target Audience

We welcome medical students at any stage in their education as well as foundation year doctors with an interest in surgery.

Aims & Objectives

We aim to provide an opportunity to present surgical research, where presentations will be judged by consultant surgeons. We also hope to provide an incredible opportunity to network whilst developing your portfolio and an appreciation of surgery through participation in various skills workshops and presentation competitions held during the day. There will be opportunities for discussion with consultant surgeons and the College about a career in surgery and for delegates to see the work of their peers.

Learning Outcomes

  • To gain experience in presenting and feedback from judges will be available.
  • To gain practical surgical experience through participation in various workshops.
  • To partake in the sharing of student-research via poster and oral presentations.
  • To appreciate the possible challenges that one might face in a surgical career and how they were overcome.

Additional Information

You do not need to be presenting a poster or oral presentation in order to attend. Delegates will also receive a certificate of attendance.

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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 Outreach Team

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

Email: outreach@rcsed.ac.uk