Category: Training

Reflections on the ISAR Congress 2022

The International Society for Auricular Reconstruction (ISAR) held its 3rd Congress virtually from the 25th to the 26th of March 2022. As I was also presenting at this conference, this was an event that I […]


Changing the shape and culture in surgery at the core of ASiT 2022

After a long and hard pause due to COVID, the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) annual meeting finally returned to a physical venue, and the 2022 conference took place at the beginning of March […]


Reflection on RCSEd Surgical Skills Taster Event

On the 5th of March 2022, a Surgical Skills Taster Event was organised by the West Midlands Foundation Trainees’ Surgical Society (WMFTSS) in conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). Here is […]


Masterclass at the MACS Clinic

On the 6th of November, I had the incredible opportunity to head down to the MACS (Medical Arts for Cosmetic Surgery) Clinic in Watford to see Mr Shailesh Vadodaria and the visiting Consultant, Mr Muhammad […]


My experience of the extended shadowing period during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

My first day at the South Tees NHS Foundation Trust was on the 20th of July 2021 at the newly built post-graduate centre at James Cook University Hospital. The hospital is a tertiary centre serving […]


Insights from the Aesthetic Medicine Conference 2021

After more than a year of no face to face meetings or conferences, it was an incredibly exciting experience to be able to attend the Aesthetic Medicine Conference which was held in Olympia, London on […]


Highlights from the BAPRAS Conference 2020

On the 7th of March, my friends and I had the opportunity to attend the 18th annual British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) Undergraduate Conference held at Austin Court, Birmingham. The event […]


Highlights from the UPRAS Conference 2019

The 12th Undergraduate Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Conference (UPRAS) was held at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in London on the 30th of November this year with an overwhelmingly accomplished list of speakers. […]


Highlights from the HYMS 6th National Undergraduate Surgical Conference

On Saturday the 29th of January 2019, Hull York Medical School (HYMS) hosted its 6th National Undergraduate Surgical Conference in Hull. This year’s conference was located at the newly built Allam Medical Building, opened by […]


Insights from the Healthcare Leadership Academy Conference

Physician associate and medical students from Hull York Medical School attended the Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA) conference to learn about how they could make a difference as fledgling leaders in healthcare. In this blog post, they share their experiences of the day.