About this event

  • Date and time Sat 18 Apr 2020 from 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

*Please note this event has been cancelled.*

After another successful undergraduate oral and maxillofacial surgery conference (UMAX) in 2019, the Royal Society of Medicine will be running it again to continue promoting the specialty as a post-graduate career option for aspiring surgeons.

By attending this event you will learn from consultant surgeons and incumbent trainees as you network on the day. Participate in the UMAX lectures and workshops, given by senior consultants of leading hospitals, and get hands-on with highly interactive and practical problem-based learning sessions run by senior clinical trainees.

At the end of the meeting you will be able to:

  • Understand the role of oral and maxillofacial surgery in the wider field of medicine and surgery.
  • Achieve basic competency and understanding in the assessment of the more common maxillofacial presentations.
  • Gain a greater appreciation of the scope of practice of oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
  • Develop basic surgical skills such as suturing at depth and performing basic local flaps.
  • Appreciate the wider interdisciplinary work that the specialty does bridging the gap across the various head and neck specialties as well as between dentistry and medicine

Call for abstracts: UMAX Poster prize

Prize: £50

Submission deadline: Sunday 23 February 2020

Open to: All trainees without dual qualification including undergraduate, singly-qualified and second degree medical and dental students.

Application guidelines: Submit a 250-word abstract on any topic relating to oral and maxillofacial surgery. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their work at an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery meeting.

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Call for abstracts: UMAX Essay prize

Prize: £50

Submission deadline: Sunday 23 February 2020

Open to all trainees without dual qualification including undergraduate, singly-qualified and second degree medical and dental students.

Application guidelines

Submit a 2,000-word essay on the chosen topic: The role of robotics and artificial intelligence in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.
The essay should be anonymous and be the authors own work. The winner will be required to present their work at an Oral & Maxillofacial meeting.

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Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Maxillofacial trauma

Mr. Andrew Hobkirk, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

Aesthetic surgery: Private practice

Miss Caroline Mills, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Tea and coffee break
Women in oral and maxillofacial surgery

Miss Kathleen Fan, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, King's College Hospital

Oncology

Mr Kaveh Shakib, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Essay prize presentation
Lunch
Workshop one: Suturing and local flaps
Workshop two: Orthognathic planning
Tea and coffee break
Workshop three: Plating workshop
Announce winners: Oral and poster presentations
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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