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ASiT is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the position of Yorkshire Regional Representative


Dear ASiT Members,

We welcome members to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, which will offer the successful applicant the chance to join the pan-speciality ASiT Council and represent the doctors and medical students on a national scale.

ASiT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, disability, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependents.

Regional representatives are responsible for representing and reporting issues in relation to surgical training for trainees in all ten surgical specialties within their region. They will represent all ASiT members within that region. This includes:

  • Medical student members
  • Foundation trainees
  • Core surgical trainees
  • Specialty trainees


All regional representatives are expected to comply with the guidance for all Council members. Additional to this, regional representatives are expected to:

  • Distribute ASiT conference and ASiT official survey promotions via their LETBs mailing lists
  • Undertake additional activities i.e. attend ASiT supported regional events, and contribute to ASiT position statements.
  • Encourage new membership of ASiT in your region
  • Represent ASiT to the higher surgical training committees in your region, preferably by direct representation, or otherwise by formal liaison with theTrainee representative on that committee.
  • Ensure adequate representation for core surgical trainees in your region.
  • Organise at least one local ASiT meeting/course per year for trainees in your region.
  • Attend foundation year meeting to assess training needs and promote ASiT.
  • Attend local medical school to deliver lecture on a career in surgery, and promote ASiT.
  • Regional representatives should submit a document to the committee outlining their progress with the above objectives by December of each year


It is a requirement that candidates who wish to stand for election are an active member of ASiT and are a trainee within the respective LETB.  A term of office of 2 years for an elected representative is required.

All Trainees are eligible to apply, but must hold a post in the region that they are applying for and be a current ASiT member.

In order to apply, please email an up-to-date 1 page CV as well as a 500-word personal statement that will include:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Contact phone number
  • ASiT membership number
  • Training Programme
  • Stage of training
  • Committee / managerial experience
  • Teaching experience
  • What they can bring to ASiT
  • How they intend to fulfill their roles


Please save your application file as "Your Deanery_Your Name_Document type" (e.g. CV or personal statement). Applications should be emailed to  with the region you are applying for as the subject heading, eg. YORKSHIRE REGIONAL REP.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED - Applicants will be notified in due course. 

Close: 23:59, Thursday 20th September 2018

Joshua Clements
CMR Surgical
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