Future orthopaedic surgeons conference 2018


Saturday 8 December 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Orthopaedics Section , Future Orthopaedic Surgeons



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**Due to popular demand, full day bookings are now full. But half day (morning) bookings are still available and includes lunch!**


Future orthopaedic surgeons conference (FOSC) is an international trauma and orthopaedic surgery conference aimed solely at medical students and junior doctors.

Now in its tenth year at the Royal Society of Medicine, FOSC continues to bring the latest updates on orthopaedic training, selection and cutting edge practical workshops

There will be a range of expert-led talks covering the national selection process, the training pathway, tips to get ahead, and many overviews of the various subspecialties available.   

The afternoon session will be a practical skills workshops in Orthopaedic Surgery. This will give all delegates the opportunity to get hands on with a variety of orthopaedic procedures including plating, external fixation, and DHS! 

In addition, delegates will get the chance to enter our National poster presentation prize. We are accepting abstracts for our poster competition with the prize winner announced on the day. More information on this will follow shortly.   


Topics include:

  • How to prepare yourself for specialty training and a career in orthopaedics 
  • Discover more about each of the orthopaedic subspecialties 
  • Practical experience in a range of orthopaedic techniques 


Key speakers:

  • Mr Chinmay Gupte, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Senior Lecturer in knee and trauma surgery at Imperial College, London
  • Mr Simon FlemingPast President for the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA), and Specialist Registrar for Percivall Pott Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery Rotation
  • Professor Ashley Blom, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Spire Bristol Hospital  
  • Professor Lennard Funk, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Shoulder and Upper Limb Specialist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Mr Bob Chatterjee, Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Harley Street Spine, London 
  • Miss Kuldeep StohrConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  


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7.50 am

Registration, tea and coffee

8.20 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Gareth Davies, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, North Bristol NHS Trust


8.30 am

Training, selection and jobs

Professor Tim Briggs, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of Strategy and External Affairs, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

9.00 am

Knee surgery

Mr Chinmay Gupte, Consultant Trauma and Knee Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Truste

9.30 am

Academic orthopaedics

Professor Andrew Carr, Nuffield Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of Department, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford

10.00 am

Shoulder surgery and innovations

Professor Lennard Funk, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wrightington Hospital

10.30 am

Tea and coffee break with poster exhibition

11.00 am

Changing the culture in orthopaedics

Mr Simon Fleming, Past President, British Orthopaedic Trainees' Association

11.30 am

Role of the British Orthopaedic Trainees' Association (BOTA)

Mr Matt Brown, President, British Orthopaedic Trainees' Association and Specialist Registrar, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore) Training Rotation

12.00 pm

Life of a registrar

Ms Shilpa Jha, Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Barts and The London NHS Trust

12.30 pm

Orthopaedics abroad: From London to Singapore

Mr Derek Park, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

1.00 pm

Spinal surgery

Mr Bob Chatterjee, President, Orthopaedics Section, Royal Society of Medicine

1.30 pm

Paediatric orthopaedic surgery

Miss Kuldeep Stohr, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2.00 pm

Lunch and poster exhibition


3.00 pm

Workshop rotation one

4.00 pm

Workshop rotation two

5.00 pm

Workshop rotation three

6.00 pm

Close of meeting

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  • Online registration closes on Monday 3 December 2018
  • Full day bookings are full. Half day (morning) still available!
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