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Careers and Training in Surgery – Joint meeting with ASiT

  • Date: Tuesday 6th February 2018 from 8.00-9.00 pm
  • Venue: Chancellors Conference Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, M14 6NN
  • Members £0
  • Non Members £5-12
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Chancellors Conference Centre directions

An interactive evening for students, trainees and trainers covering “hot topics” around careers in surgery with a “Question Time” panel.

6.15 pm
Medical Student Poster Exhibition (ASiT will award a prize for the best poster) – Registration, Tea and Coffee

7.00 pm
The “Improving Surgical Training” pilot
Mr Neeraj Sharma, Consultant Urologist, Manchester University Foundation NHS Trust (MFT)
Training Programme Director (TPD) , Core Surgical Training, Health Education North West (HENW)

7.15 pm
“Education and Training for trainees and trainers”
Ms Ambareen Kauser, Consultant General and Hepatobiliary Surgeon, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
TPD for Education and Teaching for Core Surgical Training, HENW

7.30 pm
“Career opportunities  and developments in surgery”
Mrs Sarah Duff, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Wythenshawe Hospital, MFT
Less than fulltime training representative in General Surgery, HENW

7.45 pm
“Embracing the extended surgical team to facilitate training”
Miss Patrizia Capozzi, Consultant General Surgeon, Wythenshawe Hospital, MFT

8.30 pm – 9.30 pm
“Question Time” Hot topics in Surgical Training

Chairman:  Mr David van Dellen, TPD General Surgery, Consultant Transplant and General Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, MFT
Training Programme Director (TPD), General Surgery , Health Education North West (HENW)


Jonathan Ghosh. TPD Vascular Surgery                                   Mr Neeraj Shah

Ms Amabreen Kauser                                                                   Miss Patrizia Capozzi

Ms Shazia Hafiz, ASiT Representative                                      Mrs Sarah Duff

Ms Rachel Khaw, “Scalpel” Medical Student Representative