What is the relevance of Professionalism in surgical training ?

12th June 2023, 19:00 to 20:00 BST



The seminar will delve into current understandings of medical professionalism and what it means to be a member of our profession. We will explore if professionalism is changing across the generations and what that may mean for the future of surgical training.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand what is professionalism and decide whether it is static or evolving?
  • Appreciate how and why differing medical generations see the world differently.
  • Use Social Contract theory to explain current conflict in the healthcare workplace.
  • Consider future surgical training to meet trainee requirements.

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Our panellists include:

  • Pragnesh Bhatt (Chair) - Deputy Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainer, RCSEd, MS, MCh, FRCS, FEBNS, FFSTEd, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen.

  • Aidan Fitzgerald (Speaker) - Convener of Education, RCSEd, PGCME, MEd, EdD, FRCS(Plast), FFSTEd, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield.


1 Hour

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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