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FTSS Virtual Careers Sessions

The Cambridge Foundation Trainees Surgical Society and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh are delighted to present a series of virtual careers sessions on surgical subspecialties for medical students, foundation and core trainees interested in pursuing a career in surgery. Each event will explore a different surgical subspecialty, with a consultant surgeon discussing day-to-day practice within the specialty, the breadth of pathologies covered, emerging technologies and evolving techniques, rewards and challenges, as well as issues relating to work-life balance and academia.

There will also be a separate talk within each session by a senior trainee within the specialty, providing advice on application to the respective training programmes and hints and tips on a successful application with dedicated time for questions and answers at the end of each session.

Topic Date Broadcast
ENT Surgery Careers Session 31st March 2021
Cardiothoracic Surgery Careers Session 17th February 2021
Vascular Surgery Careers Session 28th October 2020
What do neurosurgeons do and how to become one? 14th December 2020
Upper GI Surgery Careers Session 14th April 2021

Please contact the E-Learning Team at webinars@rcsed.ac.uk if you have any issues accessing these resources.


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