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Event Details - National Surgical Conference for Foundation and Student Doctors

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National Surgical Conference for Foundation and Student Doctors

This conference is jointly organised by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Sheffield Students Surgical Society. The theme this year is 'The Changing Culture of Surgery’. The fee for non-members is £20 and £15 for members of the Sheffield Student Surgical Society and RCSEd Affiliates. The conference will take place at the Medical Education Centre and Samuel Fox House, Northern General Hospital. You do not need to be presenting in order to attend. The day will consist of lectures from expert consultants from various specialties followed by research presentations and practical workshops. Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. All delegates must book their place via the RCSEd website. Workshops: Simulated Surgical Emergencies - 'Sim Man', Advanced Wound Closure, Sebaceous Cyst Excision, Laparoscopic Skills, Orthopaedic External Fixation, Cricothyroidotomy, Surgical CV, Plastic flaps.

Event Suitability

UK Medical Students and Foundation Doctors FY1 and FY2

Event Format

Oral/poster presentations, guest lectures and surgical skills workshops.

Event Objectives

A national conference providing an opportunity to present work of a surgical nature. Presentations will be judged by Consultants.

Learning Outcomes

Delegates will gain experience in presenting and feedback from judges will be available. 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 and gain practical surgical experience through the various workshops.

This conference is jointly organised by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Sheffield Students Surgical Society. The theme this year is 'The Changing Culture of Surgery’. The fee for non-members is £20 and £15 for members of the Sheffield Student Surgical Society and RCSEd Affiliates. The conference will take place at the Medical Education Centre and Samuel Fox House, Northern General Hospital. You do not need to be presenting in order to attend. The day will consist of lectures from expert consultants from various specialties followed by research presentations and practical workshops. Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. All delegates must book their place via the RCSEd website. Workshops: Simulated Surgical Emergencies - 'Sim Man', Advanced Wound Closure, Sebaceous Cyst Excision, Laparoscopic Skills, Orthopaedic External Fixation, Cricothyroidotomy, Surgical CV, Plastic flaps. Abstract Submission : To submit an abstract, click on the link on the blue bar to the right of this page. The deadline for submission is midnight on Thursday 10th January. The top abstracts will be shortlisted and a number of students and FYs will be selected to attend and present at the Conference.


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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Outreach Team

Phone: 0131 668 9213
Fax: +44 (0)131 557 6406

Email: outreach@rcsed.ac.uk