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Affiliate Network

Affiliation with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is a sensible step for any student, foundation doctor or trainee with an interest in surgery. It signals your intention to follow a career in surgery, and will give you access to a range of opportunities that you might otherwise miss out on.

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As well as being a valuable addition to your CV, affiliating to the Student, Foundation Doctors' or Pre-MRCS Network gives you access to a wide range of benefits.

Benefits of the Affiliate Network include:

  • Discounted fees on relevant courses and events in the UK
  • Access to bursaries and grants*
  • College rcsed.net email address and mailbox to use throughout your surgical career*
  • Access to exclusive educational resources including webinars, reports, posters, videos of lectures and much more
  • Acland Anatomy - a versatile educational resource, valuable to those at all career stages, but of particular benefit to Affiliates studying for the MRCS examination, especially those with restricted access to anatomy specimens
  • Access to networking events with College Office Bearers and senior surgeons in your area
  • Career advice and professional support from your local Regional Surgical Adviser
  • Certificate of Affiliation for your portfolio
  • Quarterly copies of the College's award-winning publication Surgeons' News to which you can contribute
  • Regular e-newsletters
  • Easy access to booking courses and examinations through the College website
  • Personal library services using our well-resourced medical and surgical library, with the latest in texts, journals and electronic resources
  • Online discounts for medical publishers including Oxford University Press, Wiley-Blackwell, Quintessence Publishing and Elsevier
  • Discounted accommodation at the College's Ten Hill Place Hotel
  • Discounted rates on meetings, events and celebrations at the College's venues

*Available to UK Affiliates only

Annual fee for joining the RCSEd Affiliate Network:

  • Student Affiliate Network membership - £15
  • Foundation Doctors' Affiliate Network membership - £25
  • Pre-MRCS Affiliate Network membership - £50
  • International Student Affiliate membership - £5
  • International Pre-MRCS Affiliate membership - £20

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