The Association of Surgeons in Training

Friday 01 January 2016

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 18-20 March 2016

Tuesday 19 January 2016

The 40th Anniversary ASiT Conference will be held in the spectactular city of Liverpool. Please join us for this celebratory event. Registration now open!

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ASiT 40-4-40

Monday 18 January 2016

On Saturday 16th January 2016 we ran 40 courses across the UK and Ireland for our 40th Anniversary. 40-4-40 was a celebration of the diversity and depth of surgical training, with courses covering technical, non-technical, general and specialty-specific themes.

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ASiT Cost of Surgical Training Survey

Tuesday 05 January 2016

This survey aims to quantify the additional costs incurred by surgeons in training in pursuit of their career goals.  It also aims to quantify the availability of study budgets to cover the required courses and other training needs. Please help up collect this important information!

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Junior Doctors Contract Discussions - Response to Mr Hunt

Wednesday 11 November 2015

ASiT has long maintained that contract negotiations are the remit of the BMA and not ASiT.  This being said, Miss Rhiannon Harries was invited to meet with the Secretary of State for Health "for a discussion of issues concerning our members." Find our reply here...

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Shape of Training Review

Wednesday 11 November 2015

It may come as a surprise to many of you that the Shape of Training reform, coordinated nationally by a steering group, is moving forward to consider implementation within surgical training in the UK. ASiT and BOTA have been working together to represent the voice of surgical trainees in the UK regarding proposals on implementing the Shape of Training Review in surgical specialities. Find this document and more details here...

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ASiT Silver Scalpel Award: Excellence in Surgical Training

Tuesday 24 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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