Event Details - International Virtual Emergency Surgery and Trauma Meeting

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International Virtual Emergency Surgery and Trauma Meeting

The International Virtual Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium (InVESTs) is a global online academic meeting in emergency surgery and trauma. The meeting is run over two separate afternoon sessions with a start time of 13.00 and end time 17.00 GMT Each session is composed of two talks from internationally renowned experts in their field with a live interactive discussion afterwards, followed by presentations by attendees of selected submitted abstracts in sessions chaired by the international expert faculty.

Confirmed Speakers - Session 1: 

Professor Michael Griffin OBE, President, RCSEd

Professor Bryan Cotton, The University of Texas Health Science Center

Confirmed Speakers - Session 2: 

Prof. David Spain, Stanford USA, current President of the AAST

Ms Nicola Fearnhead, Cambridge, ACPGBI

Call for Abstracts:

The closing date for submitting an abstract is 29 January 2021. To submit please click here

Course Directors: 

  • Nikhil Misra, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • John Taylor, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Chris Lewis, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Predrag Andrejevic, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta.

Learning Outcomes: 

At the end of the meeting attendees will have increased their knowledge in particular topics in the field of emergency surgery and trauma. They will have had the opportunity to present some of their clinical and scientific research, and participate in critical appraisal of the presented abstracts. They will also have had an opportunity to contribute to discussions on selected topics with the expert speakers.

It is not compulsory to attend both sessions but you are encouraged and welcome to attend both.

This event will be delivered using Zoom. By booking a place, you agree that your personal data including name and email address can be shared with Zoom Video Communications Inc to facilitate your attendance at this event.


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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
Outreach Section (Birmingham)

Phone: +44 (0)131 527 1566
Fax: +44 (0)131 557 6406

Email: outreach@rcsed.ac.uk