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Let's Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast

Let’s Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast brings you the latest news from the College, providing informative, educational and entertaining content covering a range of healthcare topics and hosting a variety of expert speakers from the RCSEd membership and beyond. If you'd like to ask a question of our hosts or submit a topic for discussion please contact us at comms@rcsed.ac.uk




Let's Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast


47 episodes

Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Orthopaedics episode"

20 September 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Orthopaedics episode"

Today we are joined by two orthopaedic surgeons and one budding orthopaedic surgeon to help us explore this unique specialty. Our guests share their passion for orthopaedics, from the varied spectrum of treatment options to the fundamental role of teamwork. The panel’s advice for trainees is to maintain your enthusiasm and demonstrate your commitment by going for the less obvious opportunities for professional development and clinical experience. Our medical student this episode leaves us with this heartening message, “do what you're interested in, do what you find interesting, exciting, and you'll end up in the right specialty at the end of it”.

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Episode #38: Expert Witness Training with Aidan Fitzgerald and Isabel Litherland

17 September 2021  | 
Episode #38: Expert Witness Training  with Aidan Fitzgerald and Isabel Litherland

With increasing calls for medical report writing and being an expert witness training to be mandated, Sesi and Greg are joined by Isabel Litherland (Solicitor from Bond Solon), and Aidan Fitzgerald, Consultant plastic surgeon and convenor of education at RCSED. We take a deep dive into all aspects of being an expert witness, tips and pitfalls as well as the upcoming introductory course on expert witness training. Worth a listen!

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Urology episode"

13 September 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Urology episode"

Welcome to another exciting instalment of our Surgical Crossroads series. Today we have Consultant Urologist Neil Fenn and Registrar Kamran Hag, joining our regular hosts, Gregory Ekatah, Sesi Hotonu and Sadie Khwaja to tell us about their chosen specialty of Urology.

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the General Surgery episode"

6 September 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the General Surgery episode"

Welcome to the Surgical Crossroads series with hosts Sesi Hotonu and Sadie Khwaja. This episode looks at General Surgery with another fantastic panel of guests.

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - The Cardiothoracic Episode"

30 August 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - The Cardiothoracic Episode"

Welcome to another special Careers episode of the Let's talk surgery podcast for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Today, we're speaking to some cardiothoracic surgeons: Edward Caruana (cardiothoracic trainee), Gill Hardman (cardiothoracic ST7), and Sridhar Rathinam (consultant thoracic surgeon).

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Vascular episode"

23 August 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Vascular episode"

Welcome to another exciting instalment of our Surgical Crossroads series. Today we have vascular surgeons Andy Garnham, Lauren Shelmerdine and, Tricia Tay joining hosts Sesi Hotonu and Sadie Khwaja to tell us all about their chosen specialty.

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Plastic Surgery episode"

16 August 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the Plastic Surgery episode"

Welcome to another episode of our Surgical Crossroads series with hosts Gregory Ekatah and Sadie Khwaja. Today we explore a career in plastic surgery.

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Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the ENT episode"

9 August 2021  | 
Let's Talk Surgery Podcast, Surgical Crossroads: "Choosing your specialty - the ENT episode"

We begin our new series focusing on careers and career aspirations with co-host, Sadie Khwaja’s own specialty, Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery. Our guests are Consultant Otolaryngologist Emma Stapleton, ENT Registrar Todd Kanzara and medical student Eman Hasan.

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Introducing Surgical Crossroads: Choosing Your Specialty - the careers series from the Let's Talk Surgery podcast

4 August 2021  | 
Introducing Surgical Crossroads: Choosing Your Specialty - the careers series from the Let's Talk Surgery podcast

The Let's Talk Surgery podcast from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (RCSEd) introduces a new surgical career's series, 'Surgical Crossroads: Choosing Your Specialty'. With 11 episodes, this podcast series focuses on careers and career aspirations. We'll be talking about how to choose the career you want in surgery and giving you a flavour of our guests' chosen specialty, as well as hints, tips and advice from those established in their career to their colleagues who are just beginning to find their career pathways. In each episode, we will look at a different specialty and speak with three guests at different stages in their career path – a consultant, a registrar and a medical student.

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Episode 37: "Simon Paterson-Brown & MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors"

30 July 2021  | 
Episode 37: "Simon Paterson-Brown & MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors"

Mr Simon Paterson-Brown joins the podcast as co-director of the MSc in Patient Safety & Clinical Human factors to discuss the aims of the course, its inception and applicability in everyday healthcare delivery.

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