ASiT have organised a wide range of membership benefits that will help enhance your surgical training, from published documents and information, to educational resources, image and video libraries. We hope that you find these useful.



Articles and documents

ASiT produces many position statements and documents relating to Surgical Training and receives many documents from other organisations which can be found here and are of use for day to day knowledge and interviews.


ASiT Mentoring Scheme for Surgical Trainees

Following our successful national survey regarding mentoring in surgical training, ASiT are now launching a National Mentoring Scheme for all trainees in surgery. Click here for details of how you can be part of this scheme as either a mentor or mentee.

Awards, bursaries and prizes

ASiT is committed to supporting trainees and offers a myriad of awards, bursaries and prizes. A record of these and past winners is being compiled here.


Trainee Research Collaboratives

ASiT promotes work with a number of surgical trainee-led research networks across the UK.

Surgeons in Training

Discussion Board

Having problems or concerns? need to ventilate? or just wanting to share your joy? ASiT encourages debate of topical issues & exchange of useful information among its members.


ASiT Book shop

A useful place to find the latest revision and speciality texts covering the breadth of surgery.


Book deals and journal subscriptions

ASiT has secured up to 30% reductions on standard and specialist surgical text books & journals through several leading publishers as a benefit for ASiT members.

Trainee surgeons

Medical Students

If you're a Medical Student member here you can find pages which contain information, networks and resources specifically of interest and help to Medical Students.

Special Offers

Special offers

Loupes, Shirts, and DVD's. ASiT members can save money by purchasing through the ASiT website links here.

Surgeon in Practice

Podcast library

Please watch out for forthcoming, exciting, educational podcasts - an exciting new developement for ASiT members.....

Dr Podcast

ASiT has teamed up with an innovative new educational resource, Dr Podcast, providing new podcasts for the MRCS examination.

Operating theatre


Find details of other organisations, relevant training resources, and other ASiT partners here.



From time to time we are asked to let members know about useful jobs that are available. These are listed here.


ASiT Yearbooks

The ASiT yearbook aims to be an excellent resource for all trainees; collating the happenings of the year into a readable document and providing up to date careers advice.


SurgWiki is a new free online collaborative information resource based on the bestselling Textbook of Surgery.

Surgical Book Reviews

Catch up on the latest surgery-related text books published in your field.


CORESS is an independent educational service, established in 2005 to promote safety in surgical practice both within the NHS and in the independent sector. Get a certificate of contribution for submitting your incident reports.

School of Surgery

Keep up to date with the latest published articles as provided by


MedAID are a student-run charity that collects the unwanted medical equipment from large teaching hospitals, check its viability and sends the equipment out to developing countries where resources are severely limited

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