The College’s ongoing programme of webinars is an important resource for those looking to consolidate their knowledge and understanding or keep up with the latest developments in their chosen field. The webinars cover a wide range of specialties and disciplines while offering a convenient remote learning opportunity.

Most of the webinars are recorded and these recordings are made available in the College's webinar archive.

Upcoming webinars Archived recordings

Upcoming webinars

Visit this page regularly to find details of our upcoming webinars. To attend one of our live events you will need to register in advance.

Applying for Surgical Training

This webinar series aims to guide attendees through the application process for the surgical training. Over the course of 7 webinars we will cover different aspects of the surgical portfolio from audits to teaching and getting theatre experience, as well as postgraduate exams and interviews.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Audits & Quality Improvement Projects FY1/2/3, senior medical students, overseas graduates 3rd October 2023 19:00 - 20.00 BST N/A Register
Cardiothoracic Surgery

RCSEd are pleased to work in collaboration with the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland (SCTS) to produce a series of webinars for Cardiothoracic trainees and consultants.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Surgical management of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Cardiac surgical trainees, consultants, surgical care practitioners, medical students 10th October 2023  19:00 - 20.00 BST  1  Register
Faculty of Dental Trainers

The Faculty of Dental Trainers is pleased to present a series of webinars aimed at members of the FDT and those with an interest in dental education.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Introducing Entrustable Professional Activities into the Under-Graduate Curriculum All members of the dental team with an interest in dental education and training 28th November 2023 12:00 - 13.00 BST / 19:00 - 20:90 MYT 1  Register
Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare
Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  

Emergency and Urgent Dental Care in Remote and Rural Areas

Health care professions in remote and rural areas who may be asked to assess dental/orofacial problems on their patients and assess if urgent or emergency care is required. 1st November 2023 18:00 - 19:00 GMT 1 Register
Faculty of Surgical Trainers

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers is pleased to present a series of webinars aimed at supporting and developing surgeons in their role as surgical trainers. We will cover a number of topics including the ISCP profile for the trainer, Concepts Underpinning Training in Surgery, Multiple Consultant Reports, mentoring and coaching, developing learning agreements with trainees, trainees in difficulty and maximising training opportunities in the working day. This series will have relevance for all those who have an active interest or involvement in surgical training.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in UK surgery

All those working within surgery and the wider surgical team 14th November 2023 19:00 - 20:00 GMT 1 Register
FTSS Scotland Presents: Mastering the MRCS Part A

Join our comprehensive webinar series tailored to help you excel in the MRCS Part A examination. Hosted by FTSS Scotland in collaboration with RCSEd, these webinars focus on high-yield subjects crucial for success in the Applied Basic Sciences and Principles of Surgery in General paper. Our content aligns with the Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations Guide, ensuring you’re well-prepared for the MRCS exam. Gain valuable insights, in-depth knowledge, and effective strategies for success from experienced professionals. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your preparation and secure your future in surgery.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Perioperative and Critical Care

Junior doctors, Doctors in training, Medical students, Healthcare professionals aiming to take the MRCS Part A

19th October 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST  N/A Register
Applied Surgical Anatomy

Junior doctors, Doctors in training, Medical students, Healthcare professionals aiming to take the MRCS Part A

26th October 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST N/A Register
Plastic Surgery

This is a plastic surgery webinar series aimed at foundation doctors and core surgical  trainees who are aspiring to pursue a career in plastic surgery. The webinar series will consist of 14, one hour sessions that focus on the ISCP plastic surgery curriculum. We aim to improve basic knowledge of the different sub-specialties within the field of plastic surgery. By covering these topics in greater detail we hope to better prepare applicants for plastic surgery ST3 posts.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Junior doctors below ST3 level who are aspiring to pursue a career in plastic surgery and will be working towards an ST3 application. 4th October 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register 
RCSEd-ARIS Robotic Updates: Robotic Experiences from across the Continents

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Association of Robotic and Innovative Surgeons have joined together to come up with a series of educational webinars that would encompass all latest happenings in Robotic and other disruptive technologies. The webinars shall be a mix of basics for learners to advanced robotics for the experts. Do join us every 3rd week of Thursday at BST 1500- 1600 Hrs.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Clinical experience with various robotic platforms and their specific user case advantages: Established systems Consultants and general surgical residents/trainees of all surgical specialties. 19th October 2023 15:00 - 16.00 BST / 19:30 - 20:30 IST 1 Register

For further information about our webinar series please contact webinars@rcsed.ac.uk

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