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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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FST’s director writes for Urology News

1 September 2016

The FST’s Surgical Director, Craig McIlhenny has written an opinion piece on modern surgical training for the autumn edition of Urology News. Highlighting the challenges faced by those trying to provide excellent training to new generations of surgeons, Mr McIlhenny said “There is no acknowledgement of the work we put in to deliver high quality tr…

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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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