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.
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)
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.