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Winners announced of FST/ASME research grants

2 August 2016

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers is to support research projects aiming to further surgical education and training. Craig Mcllhenny, Surgical Director of FST and consultant urological surgeon in NHS Forth Valley, says: "FST believes that quality research into education and training is vital and this award, in collaboration with ASME, marks a signi…

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Conference preview: Keynote speaker interview

10 June 2016

Mary Klingensmith MD will deliver the keynote lecture at this year's Faculty of Surgical Trainers conference  Dr Klingensmith, right, will be speaking at the FST conference on 21 October The title for this year’s FST conference is Time vs Competency in Surgical Training. How would you define competency-based training?To me, competency-based tra…

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FST and ASME launch research grants for surgical education

23 March 2016

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers has teamed up with the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) to launch a series of new research grants in the field of surgical education and training. The grants, available annually for up to £3,000, can be used to support either a research study or evaluation of a teaching innovation in any field …

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Abstract submissions go live!

15 March 2016

Abstract submissions have opened for this year’s Faculty of Surgical Trainers conference Training by Numbers: Competency v Time in Surgical Training. The event takes place on 21 October in Edinburgh, with the following speakers confirmed:• Mary Klingensmith MD, President of the Association for Surgical Education, Distinguished Professor of Surgery…

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FST at ICOSET 2015

21 December 2015

FST Surgical Director, Craig McIlhenny reports from the International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET) ICOSET is currently the world’s only international conference on surgical training and beautiful Copenhagen was the host city for the 2015 meeting. Chair of the organising committee, Professor Teodor Grantcahrov put together…

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