About this event

  • Date and time Sat 20 Nov 2021 from 8:00am to 20 Nov 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery

Undergraduate plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery (UPRAS) is a one-day national conference for medical students and junior doctors interested in a career in plastic surgery. This conference will teach the core aspects of plastic surgery, provide career advice and host a practical skills workshop to improve surgical skills in plastic surgery techniques.

Cannot attend in-person? You can book to attend this event online via our live stream enabling you to watch anywhere with a good internet connection. 

Entering its 14th successful year, UPRAS 2021/22 will be held as a hybrid event, allowing undergraduates from across the country and around the world to attend either in-person or virtually via the live stream. 

This conference will introduce and teach students and junior doctors the key components of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (PRAS). Eminent surgeons from around the UK will cover various subspecialties in PRAS through high-quality interactive lectures during the morning session.  

In the afternoon session, you will have the opportunity to join an interactive practical session on suturing, local flaps and tendon repair.  

The workshop kit and equipment is included in the afternoon session price. 

During this event you will:  

  • Learn about the core aspects of plastic surgery
  • Be able to carry out plastic surgical skills in suturing, local flaps, and tendon repair
  • Value the commitment required for a successful career in plastic surgery, and understand the steps needed to get there

This event is appropriate for medical students, foundation year doctors, core surgical trainees, junior doctors, dental students, research students. 

The UPRAS Prize - apply here!

Prize: RSM certificate

Submission deadline: Monday 4 October 2021

Meeting date: Saturday 20 November 2021 (at this UPRAS event) 

Open to: Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines
Applicants are invited to submit an abstract of up to 250 words on all plastic surgery related topics. When submitting an abstract, please state whether you would like to be considered for a poster or oral presentation. Please note only one presenter can present for each oral presentation.

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 19 November 2021.

Member

RSM Trainee
Day 1
£44.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)
£34.00 Morning session (required)
RSM Student
Day 1
£28.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)
£18.00 Morning session (required)

Non - Member

Trainee
Day 1
£73.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)
£63.00 Morning session (required)
Student
Day 1
£43.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)
£33.00 Morning session (required)

Key speakers

Mr Naveen Cavale

Consultant Plastic Surgeon at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Cavale is an innovative surgeon and President of the RSM Plastic Surgery Section. 

Mr Amar Ghattaura MBBs, BSc, MSc, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Plast)

NHS Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, Wales. 

Mr Ghattaura specialises in breast and microsurgery.

Speaker's biography

Mr Amar Ghattaura qualified from University College London Medical School and has trained extensively in London and in South Wales. 

 

Over the last 20 years of working in the field of plastic surgery, Mr Ghattaura has worked in many prestigious plastic surgery units in the UK including the Royal Marsden Hospital, Great Ormond Street and the Oxford Radcliffe Infirmary. As well as gaining valuable experience of breast surgery in Harley Street, London, he has been trained in breast surgery at the University Hospital Ghent, Belgium.

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Plastic surgery as a career and training pathway

Miss Eunsol Kim, Specialist Registrar, Plastic Surgery, Swansea

Lower limb trauma reconstruction

Miss Loz Harry, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

Oral presentations
Tea and coffee break
Sarcoma surgery

Mr Maniram Ragbir, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle, Chair, Specialist Advisory Committee

Cleft surgery

Mr David Sainsbury, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle

Aesthetic surgery

Mr Naveen Cavale, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Innovative Surgeon and President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Breast surgery

Mr Amar Ghattaura, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Morriston Hospital, Swansea

Lunch
Suturing
Local flaps
Tendon repair
Close of meeting

Location

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

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this event will close at 12:00am on Friday 19 November 2021Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This in-person event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

Due to current government guidelines there is limited audience capacity. If UK government guidelines and restrictions change, the format of this event will be updated to comply, and all delegates will be notified via email. 

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