ASiT: Shaping the Future of Surgery
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Emerging Leaders in Surgery - Sunday 10th March

10:00 - 15:30
Branksome Suite 2

The course is designed for medical students interested in a surgical career to learn about the managerial, nontechnical and decision-making capabilities required to succeed across all types of leadership opportunities in surgery, with focus on supporting students obtaining their first leadership opportunities to enact change within any projects they run or roles they take on.

Participants will gain basic foundations in managing healthcare organisations, change management, leading within and across NHS systems, understanding one’s leadership style, professional development, surgical innovation, teamwork and business skills in surgery.

There will also be a group project during the course which will be presented at the end of the day.

Delegate numbers: 30
Grade: Medical students – F2
Faculty: 3 - 5

Summary of course:

10:00 – Keynote Speech [e.g. My Journey as a Leader]

10:30 – Workshop 1 (Short Talk and Activity) [e.g. Leading in NHS Systems]

11:15 – Break 

11:30 – Workshop 2 (Short Talk and Activity) [Change Management]

12:15 – Workshop 3 (Short Talk and Activity) [Developing Business Skills]

13:00 – Lunch

14:00 – Group Activity (e.g. Leadership Case Study)

14:45 - Presentations

15:30 – Closing Speech/Remarks

Activities may take the form of experiential activites, self-awareness tasks in group settings (e.g. MBTI) or applications of information delivered in lecture format.