About us


Welcome to the ASiT website

In this section you'll find out all you need to know about our organisation and the current committee. Please browse through the links below to discover more.




The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) is an an independent professional body and registered charity, originally established in 1976 as a forum for registrars to discuss training.


Mailing Lists, Twitter and Facebook

Join our email mailing list or follow on Twitter or Facebook to keep up-to-date with ASiT news and our bi-monthly newsletter.



The ASiT committee are elected annually at our Annual General Meeting. Click to find out details of the current committee.

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The ASiT Council has evolved over years and consists of a core committee, our regional representatives and our speciality representatives.

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Regional Representatives

Find out who's the ASiT representative in your local area. These are your local links who can raise queries on your behalf at a national level


National Representatives

The National ASIT representatives sit on national committees, surgical training committees or meetings of the Royal Colleges.


Specialty Representatives

ASiT works with all 10 surgical specialties, with strong links to the specialty representatives and sub-specialty organisations.


Roll of Honour

The complete list of ASiT Office bearers and award winners since records were available.

Royal College of Surgeons


Here you can find details of the ASiT office Secretary, our contact details and office location so you can get in touch with us.

Silver Scalpel Award

Over the past decade the Silver Scalpel Award 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.


Contact us

We are very willing to answer questions and receive comments from our members, visitors and anyone with an interest in The Association of Surgeons in Training.

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