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BSG Introduction Day

BSG Introduction Day

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The BSG’s 7th annual National Introduction Day will be taking place in-person at the Royal College of Physicians on 6th December 2021. This event is for newcomers into higher specialist training and our main aim is to welcome you to the speciality, but particularly to encourage you to look into the future – not so much as the training programme ahead of you, but beyond that into a career in gastroenterology.

The event will comprise of a series of introductory talks from senior Gastroenterologists who have wide experience of training. There will also be ‘Musical Tables’, where we will rotate attendees around separate tables which will be hosted by a Gastroenterologist and a Trainee who’ll discuss a series of relevant topics and specialities with you in a more informal manner.

The event is open to ST3s as well as IM3 doctors and those considering gastroenterology as a career. Taster members are also welcome to attend.

Tickets cost £20, but members will be refunded upon attendance of the event. BSG members can also claim expenses for their travel to this event.

Please note that this is an in-person event and sessions will not be recorded. 

Programme

Session 1: Welcome and Introduction to Gastroenterology Training

09.00 – 10.00 Registration and welcome tea & coffee
10.00 – 10.05 Welcome & introduction Dr Alastair McKinlay, BSG President
10.05 – 10.25 The BSG Trainees Section Dr Suniel Raju, BSG Trainees Chair
10.25 – 10.35 Trainee networks  Dr Suniel Raju, BSG Trainees Chair
10.35 – 10.55 What to expect from training Dr Suranga Dharmasiri, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
10.55 – 11.25 Coffee break


Session 2: The Evolving Training Landscape

11.25 – 11.45 The shape of gastroenterology training           Dr Matt Cowan, BSG Training Chair
11.45 – 12.05 The shape of GIM training Prof Andrew Goddard, President, Royal College of Physicians
12.05 – 12.25 Endoscopy Academies Dr Adam Haycock, St Marks Hospital
12.25 – 12.45 COVID – how do we recover training? Dr Simon Panter, BSG Training Deputy Chair
12.45 – 13.00 Q&A
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch
13.50 – 15:30 ‘5 Musical tables’ (20 minutes per table)

  1. Making the most of JETs and how to develop an interest in endoscopy
  2. Research in & out of programme and capitalising on conferences & prizes
  3. Getting the most out of your current post and experiences in applying for registrar posts
  4. Developing a clinical sub-speciality interest (hepatology, IBD, nutrition and more)
  5. Wellbeing, LTWT training and parental leave
  1. Dr Adam Haycock, St Marks Hospital, and Dr Arun Sivananthan, Imperial College London
  2. Prof Adrian Stanley, BSG Senior Secretary and Dr Suniel Raju, BSG Trainees Chair
  3. Dr Simon Panter, BSG Training Deputy Chair
  4. Dr Victoria Snowdon and Dr Lisa Sharkey
  5. Dr Shairoz Samji, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Stephanie Sartain, Gastroenterology Registrar, Southampton, and Dr Radha Gadhok, Barts Health NHS Trust
15:30 – 15.50 BSG and what it can do for you Prof Adrian Stanley, BSG Senior Secretary
15.50 – 16.00 Closing remarks and thanks Dr Matt Cowan, BSG Training Chair

 

Ticket Information

Introduction Day Ticket
£20.00
End: 03-12-2021 12:30
This will be refunded on attendance

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Date And Time

06-12-2021 @ 09:00 to
06-12-2021 @ 16:00
 

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