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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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Survey on international challenges to surgical training

24 September 2015

The International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET) has launched a questionnaire about international challenges to surgical education. Expert panellists - including FST's Surgical Director Craig McIlhenny - at the 2014 ICOSET conference identified 10 challenges facing surgical education in their respective countries, followed …

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Faculty welcomes latest members

8 September 2015

The latest batch of FST Fellows and Members were at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh on Friday 4 September to receive their certificates at the diploma ceremony. Joining the Faculty as Fellows were: Simon Peter Frostick (University of Oxford); William Stuart Hislop (University of Dundee); Craig McIlhenny (University of Glasgow). Joining …

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