About this event

  • Date and time Thu 14 Jul 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery, PLASTA

This is an on-demand recording of an in-person event. To attend this event in person, please click here.

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 

PLASTA x RSM Trainee Congress 2022 abstract submission
22 May 2022
Open to:
Apply here

CPD learning applied. 

This is a pre-recorded webinar that will be available three days after the live in-person event on Saturday 9 July 2022, taking place at the RSM in London. You will be able to view the webinar whenever you like, up to 60 days from when it’s made available. Registered delegates will receive the link via email on Wednesday 14 July 2022 to watch this on-demand webinar. 

We would like to thank our sponsors Incision Indemnity Scheme, MedSync, 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.

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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  

Comfort break

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, Locum Consultant Plastic Surgeon, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 

Lunch break

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
Comfort break
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 - Microsurgery

Zhi Yang Ng

Parallel auditorium session – surgical performance anxiety

Mr James Chan

Close of meeting and award of prizes




Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on 13 July 2022Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

This event 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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