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June 2016

Global Burns Training by RCSEd Fellow

27 June 2016

Tom Potokar, plastic surgeon and RCSEd Fellow featured in the Lancet this week highlighting the valuable work of his charity, Interburns, which delivers training on burns care for health care professionals in a growing number of countries globally. Mr Potokar spent many years working for Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) where he developed an interes…

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USA College International Guest Scholarships

13 June 2016

The American College of Surgeons offers two scholarship schemes for non-US or Canada surgeons wishing to travel to the USA for the American College of Surgeons Annual Congress. There are two levels of scholarships, and applications are open for the Congress which will take place in San Diego, California, in October 2017. The deadline for applicatio…

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International MRCS OSCE Preparation Courses

10 June 2016

RCSEd is delighted to announce that the MRCS OSCE Preparation course will be offered in the above international locations in 2016. This course is aimed at surgical trainees preparing for the Intercollegiate Part B MRCS Examination. It is designed to improve candidates' performance in the MRCS Part B through the use of 'mock' OSCE stations and di…

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BMA Humanitarian Fund

8 June 2016

The BMA Humanitarian Fund 2016 is open for applications. The fund is designed to encourage and support the development of new initiatives and to help teams undertaking humanitarian projects in low resource settings internationally. Projects must offer clear health benefits to the local population, should involve at least one current NHS employee an…

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