About this event

  • Date and time Thu 3 Dec 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Orthopaedics

Future Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference (FOSC) is an international Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery conference aimed at junior doctors and medical students. Now in its tenth year at the Royal Society of Medicine, FOSC continues to bring the latest updates on orthopaedic training.

  • 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
  • Present your research at an international conference in Orthopaedics
  • Improve your CV for Foundation and Core Training applications

As the next generation: Listen to current trainees talk about their experiences of life as an orthopaedic surgeon and learn how to build your CV as both a junior doctor and a medical student. The evening will also contain useful timelines for applying to Core Surgical Training (CST) and conclude with a Q&A session to which attendees will be able to submit queries.

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining each webinar live and will be automatically issued after 7 days  to those who watched the webinar live in its entirety. Those who watch the webinar on-demand will receive a CPD certificate 30 days after the webinar has gone live.  

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Key speakers

Rajarshi Bhattacharya FOSC20

Mr Bhattacharya (President of RSM Orthopaedic section)


Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

Speaker's biography

Rajarshi (Raj) Bhattacharya is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Director of Orthopaedics, Plastics and Major Trauma at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and North West London Major Trauma Centre. He is currently in his 2nd term as President of the Orthopaedic Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, London and acts as an Advisor to the Parliament and Health Ombudsman of UK. His main areas of interest include all aspects of knee surgery including robotic assisted knee replacements and trauma.


M Bhattacharya is a Fellow of the Austria, Swiss & German Orthopaedic Association, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College and UK Faculty for American College of Surgeons (ACS)-UK Acute Care Emergency Surgery & Trauma Program. He is also the GIRFT Lead for Orthopaedics in North-West London and was previously a member of the PLAB Committee of the GMC, the Medical Managers Committee for BMA and Major Trauma Centre Peer Reviewer. He completed his MBA with Distinction from Imperial College Business School and currently enjoys a portfolio career, acting as Non-Executive Director in multiple organisations and sitting on the Boards of various start-up companies.

Sarah O'reilly

Dr Sarah C. O'Reilly-Harbidge


Speaker's biography

Sarah O’Reilly-Harbidge underwent her initial orthopaedic training in Newcastle (Aus) with a strong focus on trauma and limb salvage. During this she was selected by the AOA to attend The Shriners Hospital for Children Portland (USA)  for a clinical fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics. Having attained Fellowship with the Royal Australia College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association she has joined the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Sarcoma and JRU unit for a year as this Commonwealth Fellow to expand her limb salvage skills. She has recently authored a new chapter for the 2nd Edition of the Direct Anterior Approach Hip Reconstruction textbook and is actively involved with education providing teaching to medical students, junior doctors, trainees and community GP specialists

Mr Kartik Logishetty

Mr Kartik Logishetty

Orthopaedic surgeon and researcher working at the MSk Lab and the Biomechanics Research Group

Speaker's biography

Kartik obtained his undergraduate medical degree from Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School, a BSc. in Surgery and Anaesthesia, and an MSc. in Surgical Innovation. His research investigated the 3D morphology of femoroacetabular impingement, and the use of shearwave ultrasound elastrography in hip disease. Kartik was an Academic Foundation Doctor at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, at the University of Oxford, where he worked on developing an arthroscopic simulation programme for surgical training. He was then appointed as an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Orthopaedics at Imperial College London, prior to undertaking a PhD titled 'Technology and hip arthroplasty: acquiring skills and improving outcomes'.

Mr Oliver Boughton

Mr Oliver Boughton

Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Imperial

Speaker's biography

Oliver Boughton is a Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Imperial. He qualified from St George's Hospital Medical School (MBBS) in 2010 and completed an Intercalated BSc in Anatomy. He developed an early interest in orthopaedic surgery from his BSc research project in hand surgery. His medical electives included hand surgery in the Anandwan Leprosy Colony in India, hand surgery at the Hand Clinic, Windsor, orthopaedic surgery at the National Spinal Unit in Dublin and sports orthopaedic surgery in Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS) and former NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow.

Oliver’s research interest is in how bone quality may be better assessed before and during orthopaedic operations and is using this information to optimise orthopaedic and trauma operations. He has been awarded a Royal College of Surgeons and Dunhill Medical Trust Research Fellowship to investigate the importance of bone quality in orthopaedic surgery.

He is an enthusiastic teacher and has a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare and Biomedical Education (PGCert HBE) from St George's, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


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Mr Akib Khan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Specialty Registrar, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

Portfolio surgeon

Mr Rajarshi Bhattacharya, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Life as a Registrar

 Mr Henry Magill, North West Thames Registrar

Run through Orthopaedic training

Mr Tom MacKinnon

Senior Registrar and Management

Miss Lily Li, Specialist Registrar Trauma and Orthopaedics, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London Honorary Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College

Perspective of a Trainee from Australia

Miss Sarah O’Reilly-Harbidge, Commonwealth Fellow in Sarcoma and Joint Reconstruction at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Training abroad – US and Ireland

Mr Ollie Boughton, Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Imperial College London

Academic Orthopaedics

Mr Kartik Logishetty, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Research Postgraduate, Biomechanics Research Group

Orthopaedic Fellowships

Mr Mazin Ibrahim, EFORT Robotic Fellowship, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Spinal Orthopaedics

Mr Bob Chatterjee, Spinal surgeon

Questions and answers
Extracts from a Junior Doctor during Covid-19

Dr Jonathan Super

End of webinar



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