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21–22 March 2019, Edinburgh

Join the Faculty of Surgical Trainers and an international faculty of world-renowned surgical educators including keynote speaker Richard Reznick explore current issues affecting surgical trainers at the 6th International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET). The role of the surgical trainer will be central to the conference and we shall explore and debate crucial issues related to training. The conference will comprise plenary sessions, breakout sessions and workshops. Network with world leaders in surgical education and training and have your say in shaping the future for surgical trainers.

This conference will explore current and future concepts and challenges that face surgical trainers. It will provide an up to date global overview of the current state of surgical education and training. The conference will present and debate issues that affect all surgical trainers and explore how these issues are tackled in different environments. It will enable you to interact with the organising committee and faculty who are all world renowned surgical educators and a chance to network with a wide range of other likeminded educators and trainers.


Abstracts of up to 300 words in A2 poster format are welcome for submission by 5pm on Friday 30 November 2018. Prizes will be awarded and top abstracts will be invited to submit to the Journal of Surgical Education for publication.

The Journal of Surgical Education (JSE) is dedicated to advancing the field of surgical education through original research. JSE is excited to expand our reach with our surgical education colleagues in Europe and partner with ICOSET 2019 to publish the top research from this important meeting.
Dr Doug Smink, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Surgical Education

The Inspired Choice

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers is part of the internationally renowned The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, which has approaching 25,000 memberships across the world.