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FST sets out plan for development

13 January 2017

The FST has published its strategic plan for the next five years, setting out our vision for the Faculty and all that we wish to achieve by 2021. Central to the plan is to continue to champion the role of the surgical trainer and enhance the quality of training. But the Faculty has also set itself goals for research and innovation and to increase …

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Deputy Directors Appointed

12 January 2017

Alexander Phillips and David O’Regan have been appointed as deputy directors for FST. Alexander Phillips, a consultant oesophagogastric surgeon at the Northern Oesophagogastric Cancer unit in Newcastle, carried out his surgical training in the North East of England and Oxford deanery. He has a keen interest in surgical education, particularly educ…

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2016 Conference Highlights Now Available

6 December 2016

Highlights from the 2016 FST conference 'Training by Numbers: Competency vs Time in Surgical Training' are now available along with a review of the event. The conference examined competency-based training in surgery, exploring concepts through state-of-the-art presentations from the world’s leading experts in surgical education and training, and th…

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Touch Surgery Interview

10 October 2016

Interview feature With competency vs time on the agenda for this year's conference, FST speaks to Touch Surgery’s Andre Chow about what the ground-breaking application means for both trainees and trainers What is Touch Surgery?Essentially, it's a completely mobile-based platform that empowers and connects the global surgical community, allowing…

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FST ASME Educational Research Grant

27 September 2016

Applications are now invited for the joint FST / ASME small educational research grants from surgical trainees and consultants. The small research grants are intended to support evaluation or research into surgical education and training. Projects should either lead directly to improvements in surgical training practice or increase our understandi…

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