The Association of Surgeons in Training

Saturday 02 November 2013

Founded in 1976, ASiT is a professional body and educational charity working to promote excellence in surgical training across all ten surgical specialties in the UK and Republic of Ireland. ASiT is independent of the Surgical Royal Colleges and is run by trainees for trainees. Find out how ASiT can benefit your surgical education and career.

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ASiT Conference | Liverpool | Fri 18 - Sun 20 March 2016

Wednesday 22 April 2015

The 40th Anniversary ASiT Conference will be held in the spectactular city of Liverpool. Please join us for this celebratory event. Further details to follow!

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Delphi Consensus on Surgical Training

Thursday 10 September 2015

We would be grateful for your contribution to the next stage of a Delphi Consensus Statement seeking solutions to the International Challenges to Surgical Training

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ASiT 40-4-40

Saturday 26 September 2015

Come join us on Saturday 16th January 2016 for 40 courses run across the UK and Ireland for our 40th Anniversary.

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ASiT/BOTA Position Statment on Credentialing

Tuesday 22 September 2015

ASiT and BOTA have significant concerns surrounding credentialing in a postgraduate setting.  Please read our joint statement here.

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Junior Doctors Contract Discussions

Tuesday 29 September 2015

ASiT has long maintained that contract negotiations are the remit of the BMA and not ASiT, however, given the depth of feeling regarding these events, were compelled to express our concerns of our members

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MSc in Surgical Skills and Sciences

Saturday 26 September 2015

A unique opportunity to develop or extend expertise in the rapidly developing areas of Laparoscopic Surgery and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, whilst also learning about laboratory and clinical research methodology.

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JCST Training Fees

Monday 17 August 2015

Concerned about the rising costs of JCST training fees? So are we! Read our letter to the Royal College Presidents here

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Shape of Training Review

Tuesday 04 August 2015

The Shape of Training Review sets recommendations reagrding the structure and delivery of medical and surgical postgraduate training for the next 30 years. The changes proposed have implications for both current and future trainees. Our response document sets out the specific changes that surgical trainees within the UK will encounter if these recommendations are implemented, and seeks to communicate the opinions of ASiT. Read here our response to the Shape of Training Steering Group recommendations

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ASiT Mentoring Scheme

Wednesday 09 September 2015

Following the success of the ASiT Mentoring Scheme pilot, we are launching the full ASiT National Mentoring Scheme this year. Click here to read more

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ASiT Silver Scalpel Award: Excellence in Surgical Training

Wednesday 25 July 2012

Over the past decade the ASiT Silver Scalpel Award, generously supported by Swann-Morton, has played a vital part in recognising trainers going the extra mile for their trainees, while at the same time promoting the highest standards of surgical training.

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