About this event

  • Date and time Sat 9 Jul 2022 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery, PLASTA

The PLASTA x RSM Summer Congress this year will deliver interactive talks and trainee presentations on the future of plastic surgery. Join us for key updates on innovative plastic surgical techniques and cutting-edge research (both clinical and pre-clinical). 

Attendees will learn from experts discussing innovative plastic surgical techniques, cutting-edge research, and new service developments. Trainees and students will have the chance to submit their abstracts, on any research or quality improvement topic within plastic surgery, for the chance to win a national prize.

Aims of this meeting include:

  • To learn about cutting edge plastic surgical techniques
  • Understand recent plastic surgical research advances, both clinical and pre-clinical
  • For trainees to present their research or quality improvement projects 

There will be a deposit of £50 required to register for this event, which will be refundable on the day. For identification purposes, please bring a form of ID with you into the building on the day of this event.

PLASTA x RSM Trainee Congress 2022 abstract submission
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Open to:
Doctors, trainees and students
Apply here

CPD learning applied. 

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We would like to thank our sponsors Incision Indemnity Scheme, PolyNovo UK Limited, Sebbin and Thieme for their support of this event. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by sponsors.


Standard pricing available until 08 July 2022.

There will be a deposit of £50 required to register for this event, which will be refundable on the day. For identification purposes, please bring a form of ID with you into the building on the day of this event.


RSM Associate RSM Fellow RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£50.00 £50.00 £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£50.00 £50.00 £50.00 £50.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

RSM Plastic Surgery / PLASTA representatives

Session 1: Technological advancements in plastic surgery

Tissue engineering and 3D bioprinting technologies in plastic and reconstructive surgery

Ms Zita Jessop

Integrating digital technology into reconstructive practice

Mr Dan Saleh  

Tea, coffee break and poster viewing

Session 2: Future of clinical practice session

Advances in burns management

Professor Peter Dziewulski

Advances in management of lymphoedema

Mr Matt Griffiths

Thinking outside the box: Local flaps for the head and neck

Mr Jonathan Morton

Lunch break and poster viewing

Session 3: Innovations in patient care

Developing a COVID-specific enhanced recovery protocol and recategorizing the priority status of breast reconstruction surgery

Ms Dhalia Masud

Sustainability in Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Mr Preetham Kodumuri

Trainee presentations
Tea, coffee break and poster viewing
Diversity in plastic surgery

Ms Philippa Jackson and Mr Simon Fleming, Trauma and Orthopaedic Trainee Surgeon, Change Advocate, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Workshops and auditorium sessions
Workshop 1 – The work-related causes of distress experienced by junior doctors and approaches to mitigating them

Dr Ruth Riley

Workshop 2 - Medical student CV building


Workshop 3 – Diversity – PLASTA

Mr Ibrahim Ibrahim

Parallel auditorium session – surgical performance anxiety

Mr James Chan

Close of meeting and award of prizes



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 1:00am on 8 July 2022Late 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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