About this event

  • Date and time Sat 20 Nov 2021 from 9:00am to 20 Nov 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • 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 live-streamed 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.

Want to attend in-person at the RSM? You can book to attend this event in-person by clicking here

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 not included in the live stream price. 

During this live stream 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 live stream 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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Standard pricing available until 20 November 2021.


RSM Trainee
Day 1
£18.00 Morning session (required)
£18.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)
RSM Student
Day 1
£12.00 Morning session (required)
£12.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)

Non - Member

Day 1
£33.00 Morning session (required)
£33.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)
Day 1
£22.00 Morning session (required)
£22.00 Afternoon workshops (optional)

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. 



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

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this live stream will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This live stream will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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

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