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AMECA Elective Travel BursaryPosted on Friday, 10th August 2012 AMECA Elective Travel Bursary Award  Are you planning an African Elective?   AMECA invite you to apply for an award of £1,000 to be used for your chosen final year elective placement.   The aim of The AMECA Bursary Award is both to benefit the depth and quality of clinical experience gained by students and to provide impoverished African communities with... Read more » National Undergraduate Musculoskeletal ConferencePosted on Friday, 10th August 2012   Presented by GORS Glasgow Orthopaedic & Rheumatology Society   Conference Topical lectures ad presentations from leading rheumatologists and orthopaedic surgeons Poster presentation abstract entry open to all UK medical undergraduates and new FY1s (graduating in 2012) Prizes and podium presentation for best entries Consultant led... Read more » GUSS Undergraduate Surgical ConferencePosted on Friday, 10th August 2012   CALL FOR ABSTRACTS   Abstracts for Poster Presentations are being accepted until 3rd September 2012   Undergraduate medical students and those beginning Foundation Year 1 in August are now invited to submit abstracts of 200 words for... Read more » Scalpel National Undergraduate Surgical Conference 2012Posted on Friday, 10th August 2012 In conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons England Date: 20th October Venue: University of Manchester Early bird tickets (until September 14th): £15 (£20 thereafter) Why should you attend our National Conference? After the huge success of our third National Surgical Conference, we proudly present our fourth Annual Scalpel National Surgical Conference this... Read more » Surgical Skills CoursePosted on Sunday, 22nd July 2012 Facial Plastic Surgery   Basic Course 20th October 2012   Corse Director: Mr Ullas Raghavan   Consultant ENT & Facial Plastic Surgeon Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Doncaster   The course is aimed at final year medical students, SHOs and SPRs who are interested in pursuing a career in: ENT, Plastics, Maxillofacial Surgery,... Read more » Microsurgery ConferencePosted on Sunday, 22nd July 2012 Medical Student Interested in surgery? -> Microsurgery Conference The Centre for Cutaneous Research at the Barts and The Royal London Medical School is hosting later this month; The Inauguration Meeting of The International Microsurgery Simulation Society They have kindly agreed to all UK medical students to attend the conference for £10. (full price is £150, with... Read more » Announcing Foundation Bootcamp CoursePosted on Sunday, 22nd July 2012 We are pleased to announce that Surgicareers (a new medical education platform) is organising a Foundation Bootcamp course, and hope that you can make your members aware.   Surgicareers Foundation Bootcamp Course   What is the Foundation Bootcamp? It is a course with limited places specially designed for newly graduated doctors to prepare you for your... Read more » Applied Anatomy Events for the Future Aspiring SurgeonPosted on Sunday, 22nd July 2012 Doctors Academy is pleased to be announcing 3 eminent events, suitable for the future surgeon in advancing his/her knowledge in surgical and applied anatomy. This event is also suitable for aspiring ACCS trainees. Details of the events are as follows: Date: 30th June 2012 (Saturday) Venue: Glasgow Royal Infirmary Postgraduate Centre Applied Anatomy of Important Operative... Read more » Foundation Skills in Surgery CoursePosted on Sunday, 22nd July 2012 Foundation Skills in Surgery Venue: Imperial College London, South Kensington Date: Sunday 24th June 2012 8.00am Registration End: 17.00pm Tickets: FREE (Requires ASiT Membership)   Instruments Record Keeping Gowning & Gloving Knot Tying & Suturing Tendon repairs & Bone Fixation   To Reserve your place on the course:... Read more » UKMSA 2012-13 Committee RecruitmentPosted on Sunday, 22nd July 2012 Dear medical student,      The United Kingdom Medical Students' Association (UKMSA) is now looking to recruit a new committee for the coming academic year.     AVAILABLE POSITIONS (see attached document for role descriptions):   - President - Vice-President - Treasurer - National Society & Representatives... Read more »