External Events Newsletter (October 2017)

Hi Guys,

Here’s a list of some of the great externally-run events we think may be of interest to you

EVENTS

Cardiothoracics Career Day in Sheffield

  • Date – 28th October 2017
  • Location – Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.
  • Cost – £20
  • Description – Delegates will receive career related talks from leading cardiothoracic specialists and current trainees in the field. Later, delegates will take part in a variety of practical workshops.
  • Website link/Flyer –

BAPRAS/Surgical Art Fundamental Skills in Plastic Surgery – Registration is now open

  • Date – 03/11/2017
  • Location – Liverpool
  • Cost – £390
  • Description – Teaching on: Skin Closure; Skin Grafts; Local Flaps; Z-Plasty; Tendon Repair; Perforator Flap Dissection.
  • Website link/Flyer – click to book

RCSEd Courses (Foundation of Gastrointestinal Surgery)

  • Date – 4th & 5th November 2017
  • Location – RCSEdinburgh (Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DW)
  • Cost – Course Fee: £95.00 // Course Fee (RCSEd Affiliate Member): £80.00
  • Description – Foundation of Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Website link/Flyer – https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/events-courses/event-entry?diaryId=1988

British trauma society annual meeting

  • Date -8th & 9th of November 2017.
  • Location – Mercure Sheffield St Pauls hotel.
  • Cost – free
  • Description – see attached
  • Website link/Flyer – see attached!

King’s College London National Student Neurosurgical Conference

  • Date – 11/11/17 (08:30-18:00)
  • Location – KCL (Weston Education Centre, Kings College Hospital)
  • Cost – ?
  • Description – first student neurosurgical conference at kings
  • Website link/Flyer – Facebook link

Mersey CST Interview Course

  • Date – 11/11/2017 (8am – 12pm)
  • Location – Postgraduate Centre – Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, Cheshire WA5 1QG.
  • Cost – £11
  • Description – help top prep medical students and FY doctors for core surgical training interviews.
  • Website link/Flyer – see attached.

RCSEd Courses (Critical Care)

International Trauma Conference at Imperial College London

  • Date – 25/11/2017
  • Location – ICL
  • Cost – ?
  • Description – student conference
  • Website link/Flyer – Facebook link

Future Surgeons: Key Skills (Merseyside) 1

  • Date – Sat, 25 November 2017
  • Location – Merseyside
  • Cost – £75
  • Description – one-day course, teaching surgical skills for medical students intending to follow a career in surgery. Introduction to safe basic surgical techniques that are common to all surgical practices.
  • Website link/Flyer – Link + see attached

Future Surgeons: Key Skills (Merseyside) 2

  • Date – Sun, 26 November 2017
  • Location – Merseyside
  • Cost – £75
  • Description – one-day course, teaching surgical skills for medical students intending to follow a career in surgery. Introduction to safe basic surgical techniques that are common to all surgical practices.
  • Website link/Flyer – Link + see attached

Safety and Sustainability in Rural General Surgery Conference

  • Date – 30/11/2017 & 01/12/2017
  • Location – 232-242 St Vincent Street Glasgow G2 5RQ
  • Cost – Free for first date, starting at £120 for both dates
  • Description – “Viking Surgeons’ Club” conference 2017, discussing remote surgical experiences
  • Website link/Flyer – Link + see attached.

National Research Collaborative Meeting 2017

  • Date – November 30, 2017
  • Location – Crowne Plaza Birmingham City
  • Cost – free
  • Description – NRCM 2017 will bring together surgical trainees, research leaders, and medical students from around the UK to showcase collaborative research from across all specialties and training levels.
  • Website link/Flyer – https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/events-courses/event-entry?diaryId=2012

Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium

  • Date – 15th & 16th Feb 2018
  • Location – 232-242 St Vincent Street Glasgow G2 5RQ
  • Cost – from £178
  • Description – symposium on trauma surgery ran by RCPSG
  • Website link/Flyer – event page

Systematic Training in Acute Illness Recognition and Treatment for Surgery (START Surgery)

  • Date – 10th March 2017
  • Location – 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE
  • Cost – ?
  • Description – Final year medical students about to begin FY1 rotations
  • Website link/Flyer – look on RCS website

OTHERS

Plastics survey

  • Date – indefinite
  • Location – online
  • Cost – free
  • Description – Two plastic surgery research registrars based in Pinderfield Hospital are doing a national survey regarding knowledge of CV and career building in undergraduates who are interested in a career in the specialty.
  • Website link/Flyer – link to survey

The Good Student Book Collection:

Become a member of British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA):

Help with a Survey

  • Date – indefinite
  • Location – online
  • Cost – free
  • Description – fill out a survey for a student investigating med student representation at specialist associations; follow the link below.
  • Website link/Flyer – https://goo.gl/forms/ODSnQ54ISaEJHtmD2 ‘

For more events visit our website: http://www.rcssheffield.co.uk/events/. To unsubscribe just send us an email expressing your wish to do so.

Kind regards, Adam.

Adam Broncz

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