About this event

  • Date and time Mon 25 Jan 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Orthopaedics

To commemorate our 10th year at FOSC, we will have sessions where trainees can present their work on orthopaedic research, clinical governance and teaching. This will provide a platform for robust debate. 

Orthopaedics Section FOSC (Future Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference) prize for research

Entrants will submit:

A 450 word abstract on their original research in any field of orthopaedic surgery.

The structure for the abstract must include an introduction, methods, results and discussion. Applicants will be required to state their role and acknowledge co-contributors in their research. Confirmation must be obtained from the senior author for the study to be submitted. Please note research presented must not be presented at a previous conference or published in the literature.


  • £100 cash prize for 1st place + 1 year subscription to the RSM
  • £50 for the Runner up and 1 year subscription to the RSM, which will be awarded at the FOSC 2020.

Open to: 

  • Medical Students
  • Foundation 1 and 2 doctors
  • Core surgical trainees

Submission is now closed. 

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Key speakers

Miss Catrin Morgan

I am a ST3 Orthopaedic Registrar on the NorthWest Thames Rotation, currently based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. I graduated from Barts and the London after completing my pre-clinical years at the University of St Andrews. I then went on to complete my foundation training at Imperial and my Core training in London. I have published over 30 peer review publications and most recently been involved in the COVERT collaborative.


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Welcome and introduction

Branavan Rudran

Tom Watson

Safety of Fascia Iliaca Block in Neck of Femur Fracture Patients with Increased Bleeding Risk

Marios Nicolaides

The effect of delayed surgical debridement in the management of open tibial fractures: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abhishek Srivastava

Low-Fidelity Arthroscopic Simulation in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Discussion

Izziddine Vial

Skin adhesive as an adjunct in Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty of the lower limb; a retrospective cohort study

Michael McLarnon

Intra-Articular Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections versus Intra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections for symptomatic management of knee osteoarthritis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Zun Zheng Ong

Revision rate and indications for revision following 1,353 consecutive ATTUNE total knee replacements

How to succeed in research

Catrin Morgan

How to complete an audit

Akib Khan 




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