2019 ASiT & SGSS annual international surgical conference

Our highly anticipated annual event is here! We've got bigger and better things in store for you!

When: 30th November 2019

Where: St. George's University of London

What: 4 Specialty Simulation Workshops in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Trauma & Orthopaedics and ENT and Poster Presentations!

Tickets: Only 80 Tickets!

Members (SGSS/ASiT/RCS): £35

Non-Members: £45

Non-Member + Membership: £50 (Save £5!!)


We will be providing hot food and drinks for everyone on the day, as well as completion certificates to enhance your portfolio!


On any aspect of surgery

Top abstracts will be selected and invited to present their posters on the day of the conference! The best presentation will be selected by our panel of doctors and awarded a prize.


Eligible presentations include:

  • audits

  • original research

  • case reports

Word Count: 200 words maximum

Deadline: 24th November 2019, 23:59 PM

Submit To: opsinsurgery@su.sgul.ac.uk

Why present at our conference?

  • Develop your research and presentation skills, which will be vital in your career path

  • Presentations are an essential part of your specialty training

  • Presentations at an International Conference will look great on your CV

  • You will receive a participation and presentation certificate

  • There will be a prize for the best presentation

Programme Highlights:

Cardiothoracic Surgery –

  • Perform a coronary anastomosis using cardiothoracic surgical tools on deer hearts and ureters

  • Taught by registrars and consultants from St George’s Hospital

  • Location - our renowned Dissection Room

Trauma & Orthopaedics -

  • Simulated major trauma incident

  • Learn how to triage patients

  • Perform fracture fixation on animal models with plates and screws

  • Location - Dissection Room

Obstetrics & Gynaecology - 

  • Pregnancy simulation

  • Expert teaching on bimanual and speculum examinations and setting up continuous CTG monitoring

  • Guided through the process of pregnancy and its management

  • Using foetal monitors, pregnancy models and caesarean-section simulators, delegates will be taught how to manage patients with both complication and uncomplicated pregnancies


  • Rotate around three substations outlining emergency ENT management

  • Simulation 1 - enable delegates to manage compromised airways and perform nasoendoscopy using ambuscopes, head and critical airway models, and intubation kits

  • Simulation 2 - learn how to manage epistaxis using anterior and posterior nasal packing on airway models

  • Simulation 3 - allow students to perfect their otoscopy and audiogram interpretation skills using up-to-date head models.


Nov 30, 2019, 9:00 AM
MHLT, St George's, University of London

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