ENCOURAGING & SUPPORTING IMGs & WOMEN FOR A CAREER IN SURGERY: IMG Women in Training – Thursday 15 June 2023 13:00 – 17:30

Event details

  • Date: 15 June 2023
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Address: Ian Haslock Lecture Theatre, STRIVE Academic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW

Booking is closed for this event

Course overview

This session aims to reduce the fears of IMG women regarding surgical training by current IMG women in specialty training who have secured training posts with either core training or without it by completing alternate competencies. It will highlight the support available for women in training.

Learning outcomes

Portfolio guidance and support for CST

Encouragement by current IMG women in surgical specialty training

Guidance about achieving ST number by alternate competencies (especially for those with >18months surgical experience post foundation)

FINEST (Support for women in training)

Q&A panel

Target Audience

IMGs and Women in F1, F2, SHO placements in the North East seeking guidance and support to either enter surgical training at Core training or higher speciality training level.