External Events Newsletter (May 2018)

Hey guys,

Here are some external events we think you’ll be interested in!

Multi-centre Evaluation of Renal Impairment in Thoracic Surgery (MERITS):
• Data collection at your local cardiothoracic unit under consultant surgeon supervision.
• Clear and easy to follow protocol with set parameters to collect.
• Data collection to be completed this summer.
• Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/pgCfcpWdyTAeOstl1


Trauma Evaluation and Management course (TEAM):
• 2nd October 2018
• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ
• £35
• For more information and to book your place, visit the website: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/team


International Student Congress of bio(Medical) Sciences (ISCOMS):
• 4th-8th June 2018
• University Medical Center of Groningen, the Netherlands
• ISCOMS offers students from all over the world a unique opportunity to present their research. Besides this, students can take part in interactive workshops and get inspired by lectures presented by a few of the best scientists worldwide. The keynote speakers of this year’s congress are:
o Prof. Ugur Sahin MD PhD (Personalised vaccination against cancer)
o Prof. Dick Swaab MD PhD (Free will: a pleasant illusion?)
o Clara D. M. van Karnebeek MD PhD (Rare neurometabolic diseases)
• Flyer attached below


BOTA Educational Congress:
• 14th-16th November 2018
• Crown Plaza Hotel, Newcastle Upon Tyne
• This event will be open to all members of the British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association (BOTA). It is a fantastic opportunity for all medical students interested in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery!
• http://www.bota.org.uk


BOTA Summer School:
• 9th July 2018
• Watford
• The BOTA Summer School is a one-day skills event providing high-quality content for senior and junior trainees in Trauma and Orthopaedics involving practical skills useful for career progression. This year we are welcoming our medical student members to join us in our junior stream!
• http://www.bota.org.uk


Challenge Team Leader Needed for Dig Deep:
• Deadline for applications 27th May 2018
• Challenge will be in Summer 2019
• The responsibilities of the role will include:
o Running a recruitment campaign to select a team of dedicated students to attempt the challenge
o Encouraging the team’s fundraising and ensuring the social cohesion of the group in the build up to the challenge through planning socials
o Helping support your group during their climb to the summit – pep talks are always handy!
• To find out more and apply go to http://www.climbforcleanwater.org/lead-a-group


IASSS & SASSS Symposium 2018:
• 11-15 July
• Cape Town, South Africa
• The symposium has seen year-on-year growth since its inception in 2009 and has become a beacon of excellence within undergraduate surgical education. Through talks, traditionally of a more philosophical nature, and focused workshops carefully stratified by level of skill the symposium aims to be accessible to all.
• More information: https://www.iasss2018.com/


World Congress of Surgery 2019:
• 1st-15th August 2019
• Krakow, Poland
• Both engaging and insightful, WCS 2019 is unlike any other meeting. It is an excellent and affordable scientific event in the field of surgery that brings together the world’s leading experts.


Glasgow University Surgical Society Undergraduate Conference
• 9th June
• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ
• £15
• More information: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/guss




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