About this event

  • Date and time Sat 7 Dec 2019 from 8:00am to 8 Dec 2019 at 1:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Orthopaedics, Future Orthopaedic Surgeons

Future orthopaedic surgeons conference (FOSC) is an international trauma and orthopaedic surgery conference aimed solely at medical students and junior doctors. Now in its 10th year, FOSC continues to bring the latest updates on orthopaedic training and selection and cutting edge practical workshops.

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

The conference will also host an afternoon of practical skills workshops in Orthopaedic Surgery. This will give everyone the opportunity to get hands-on with a variety of orthopaedic procedures including plating, external fixation, and DHS! Plus you will get the chance to experience surgical procedures through virtual reality (VR).  

In addition, there will be the FOSC Poster Prize presentation. The poster prize winner announced on the day.

Topics include: 

  • Prepare yourself for specialty training and a lifelong career in Orthopaedics
  • Discover more about each of the Orthopaedic subspecialties
  • Gain practical experience in a range of Orthopaedic techniques


Standard pricing available until 06 December 2019.


RSM Trainee
Day 1 Day 2
£54.00 Meeting
£42.00 Workshops
RSM Student
Day 1 Day 2
£42.00 Meeting
£30.00 Workshops

Non - Member

Day 1 Day 2
£90.00 Meeting
£70.00 Workshops
Day 1 Day 2
£70.00 Meeting
£50.00 Workshops


Day one

Morning session

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Branavan Rudran, Chair for FOSC 2019 and Orthopaedic themed London Core Surgical Trainee

Training, selection and jobs

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

Knee surgery

Speaker TBC

Academic orthopaedics

Mr Kartik Logishetty, North West Thames Specialty Registrar

Shoulder surgery and innovations

Speaker TBC

Tea and coffee break with poster exhibition

Mr Rajarshi Bhattacharya, Head of Trauma at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington

Ankle surgery

Mr Timothy Sinnett, Consultant Foot and Ankle surgeon Chelsea and Westminster hospital

Life of a registrar

Mr Akib Khan and Mr Henry Magill, Specialist Registrar North West Thames, London

Applications to Foundation Schools and Core Surgical training

Dr Branavan Rudran, Chair for FOSC 2019 and Orthopaedic themed London Core Surgical Trainee

Lunch and poster exhibition

Afternoon session

Spinal surgery

Speaker TBC

Original research in Clinical Orthopaedics

Chair: Mr Kartik Logishetty and Dr Branavan Rudran

Audit and Clinical Governance

Chair: Mr Henry Magill and Mr Al-Kharouti

Teaching and Education

Chair: TBC

Close of day one
Day two

Registration, tea and coffee
Practical workshops
Group 1: Dynamic hip Screw
Group 2: Intramedullary Nail fixation
Group 3: ATLS
Group 4: How to approach a Trauma meeting
Prizes and commendation
Close of meeting


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