About this event

  • Date and time Tue 2 Nov 2021 from 8:30am to 8:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Surgery, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

This meeting will bring together the RSM, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, Health Education England, and other influential medical education institutions to discuss the current status and the future of surgical training in the UK and beyond. Trainees will have the chance to meet and ask questions of the leaders of surgical training and those who influence policy in this area. 

This meeting is held jointly with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and in association with the Faculty of Surgical Trainers. 

During this meeting you will:

  • Learn the current status of surgical training and the effect of the COVID pandemic
  • Explore the updated surgical curriculum and expectations of new consultants
  • Understand the role and function of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the future of surgical training 

There will also be the opportunity for students and trainees to present cases and compete for the prestigious John Dawson and Adrian Tanner prizes. Scroll down to view more details regarding these prizes.

If you are unable to attend the event in London, please click here to book the live stream.

We would like to thank our sponsors Inovus Medical, Olympus and Wesleyan for their support of this meeting. Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 01 November 2021.

Member

RSM Fellow
Day 1
£100.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Associate
Day 1
£60.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1
£60.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Trainee
Day 1
£60.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Student
Day 1
£30.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)

Non - Member

Consultant / GP
Day 1
£180.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1
£100.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
Non Healthcare Professional
Day 1
£100.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
Trainee
Day 1
£100.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RCSEd Fellow
Day 1
£100.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RCSEd Member
Day 1
£60.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RCSEd Retired / Other
Day 1
£60.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
Student
Day 1
£50.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RCSEd Associate
Day 1
£30.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Joe Ellul, President, Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Professor Mike Griffin, President, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Part one

Chairs: Mr Joe Ellul and Professor Mike Griffin

Improving surgical training - what needs to change? Are trainers adequately supported?

Mr David O’Regan, Director, Faculty of Surgical Trainers

Question and answer session
Lessons learned from COVID-19 - how can we train better?

Miss Manjit Dhillon, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Question and answer session
Highlights from the new curriculum – achieving emergency and day one safe consultants

Professor Jon Lund, Chair, Joint Committee on Surgical Training

Question and answer session
The Stuart lecture - are consultant surgeons resistant to change in management and training?

Introduction by Professor Mike Griffin

Professor Steven Yule, Chair of Behavioural Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Discussion
Tea and coffee break

Part two

Chairs: Mr Mr Joseph Shalhoub, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Mr Tim Graham, Medical Director Governance, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Head School of Surgery, Health Education England West Midlands

The foundations of long term virtual learning

Mr Usman Ahmed, Head of Virtual Learning, Heath Education England West Midlands

Question and answer session
Are core trainees still the forgotten?

Miss Celia Theodoreli-Riga, Head of School of Surgery, Health Education England

Question and answer session
Workforce resilience and recovery of training post COVID-19 - what have we learnt?

Professor Geeta Menon, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Frimley Park NHS Trust and Postgraduate Dean, Health Education England

Question and answer session
Lunch

John Dawson Prize presentations and judging

Part three: Adrian Tanner Prize presentations

Chairs: Mr Joe Ellul and Professor Graham T Layer, Past President, Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine, Past Vice-President, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Consultant in Quality Governance, Royal Surrey Hospital

Multidisciplinary limb salvage of diabetic calcaneal osteomyelitis on a background of peripheral arterial disease in an immunocompromised adult

Vandana Venkateswaran, Foundation Year 1 Doctor, Basildon University Hospitals, Mid and South Essex

Congenital Epulis: Multidisciplinary Approach to A Rare Case Diagnosed on Prenatal Imaging

Dr Kah Heng Lim, Core Surgical Trainee, Causeway Hospital, Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Primary Aorto-Oesophageal Fistula: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Emergency and Definitive Surgical Management

Dr Monicka Shehata, Cardiac Surgery Junior Clinical Fellow, St Thomas’ Hospital

The multi-disciplinary management of four limb compartment syndrome in a case of capillary leak syndrome post COVID-19 Vaccination: A case report

Dr Hannah Merriman, CT1, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Multidisciplinary Care of Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava

Dr Raheel Ahmad, Foundation Doctor, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Pancreas Transplantation Alone in Brittle Diabetes with Severe Peripheral Insulin Resistance - The Only Life-Saving Option?

Dr Garm Chi Ho, Junior Clinical Fellow, Renal and Transplant Surgery Department, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis on the background of lymphoprolipherative disorder presenting as rapidly progressive dry gangrene

Daniela Prce

Multidisciplinary Management and Radical Surgical Treatment of Oesophageal Cancer in Epidermolysis Bullosa: Case Report

Mr Emudiaga Emanuwa, Surgical Research Fellow and PhD Student, NHS Highland and University of Edinburgh

Tea and coffee break

Part four

Chairs: Miss Rachel Hargest, Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer, University Hospital of Wales and Mr David O’Regan

How to get the most from your surgical training

Mr David Riding, Specialty Registrar in Vascular Surgery, Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Question and answer session
Things I wish I knew when I became a consultant

Miss Zoe Barber, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Question and answer session

Part five

Chairs: Professor Rowan Parks, Professor of Surgical Sciences and Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Vice-President, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Deputy Medical Director, NHS Education for Scotland and Professor Humphrey Scott, Dean, Royal Society of Medicine, Professor of Medical Education and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St Peter’s Hospital

How can the Colleges work together to provide the best surgical training in the future?

Professor Mike Griffin, President, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Professor Neil Mortensen, President, Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Professor Jackie Taylor, President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Prize results and closing remarks

Dinner

For pre-registered delegates

Sponsors

Location

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

Prizes

Surgery Section: Adrian Tanner Prize

Prize: 

£250

Submission deadline: 

Tuesday 7 September 2021

Open to: 

All surgical trainees

Application guidelines:

Clinical case reports should be submitted for this prize focusing upon the multidisciplinary nature of the care of a surgical patient. The report should be no longer than 500 words and have a maximum of 5 references. Abstracts previously presented at another meeting should be declared.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to present their papers at the Surgery Section meeting on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Submission closed

Surgery Section: John Dawson Medical Student Prize

Prize: 

£250

Open to: 

Medical students

Deadline: 

Tuesday 7 September 2021

Application guidelines:

Candidates should submit clinical case reports detailing original work. The report should be no longer 500 words and have a maximum of 5 references.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to present their papers at a Surgery Section meeting on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Apply here

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Live stream: The future of surgical training – how can we improve?

This live stream will bring together the RSM, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, Health Education England, and other influential medical education institutions to discuss the current status and the future of surgical training in the UK and beyond. Trainees will have the chance to meet and ask questions of the leaders of surgical training and those who influence policy in this area. 

This meeting is held jointly with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and in association with the Faculty of Surgical Trainers. 

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Disclaimer: All views expressed at 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 Sunday 1 November 2021Late registrations will not be accepted.

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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