2019 Annual Meeting

The Royal Society of Medicine

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 meeting will be a joint one day meeting with the Royal Society of Medicine and will be held at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in London on Tuesday 8th January 2019.

9.00-10.00 – Welcome & Opening Symposium

“Bioinformatics and the development of precision surgery”
– Multimodality optical endoscopy for surgical imaging, Professor Daniel Elson
– The gut microbiome and personalised healthcare in surgery, Mr James Kinross
– iKnife and Breast Surgery, Mr Daniel Leff

10.00-11.00 – Parallel Oral Presentations

– 1A: Burnand and Williams Prize Session, (8 papers, 5+2 min)
– 1B: Breast Surgery/Miscellaneous, (7 papers, 5+2 min)
– 1C: HPB Surgery (7 papers, 5+2 min)

11.00-11.15 – Coffee

11.15-11.35 – BJS Lecture: Professor Ronan O’Connell

Emeritus Professor of Surgery at University College Dublin School of Medicine, Dublin, Ireland and Consultant Surgeon at St – Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin and Vice-President, RCSI
“Let your Poem be Patient Orientated Research that Matters”
We gratefully acknowledge the support of The BJS for this lecture

11.35-12.35 – Parallel Oral Presentations

– 2A: RSM Future Projects Prize Session, (8 papers, 5+2 min)
– 2B: Transplantation/ENT surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)
– 2C: GI surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)

12.35-13.25 – Lunch

13.25-14.35 – Patey Prize Session, (7 papers, 7+3 min)

14.35-14.55 – John Farndon Lecture: Professor Jane Blazeby

Professor of Surgery, University of Bristol
“Randomised controlled trials in surgery: making them possible and patient centred”

14.55-15.10 – Coffee

15.10-16.10 – Parallel Oral Presentations

3A Medical Student Prize Session, (8 papers, 5+2 min)
3B Colorectal Surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)
3C Vascular Surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)

16.10-16.30 – Arris and Gale Lecture: Ms Anita Mohan

“Bridging the Gap between Microvascular Anatomy and Flap Physiology in Autologous Breast Reconstruction”

16.30-17.15 – The ASiT Great Debate: ‘All trainees should be involved in research’

17.15-17.35 – AGM

17.35 – Posters and prizes with drinks reception

18.30 – Finish

Download the summary programme

Download the full programme with abstracts


Presenter guidelines


Registration for the meeting is open through the RSM until Wednesday 2nd January.
Online registration closes on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Register now

  • All UNDERGRADUATE students, including MBPhD students, can register for the conference as medical students.
  • All GRADUATE students (MSc, PhD, MD, MS), whether their first degree is a BSc, MBBS or equivalent, can register under the trainee category.

If you have any queries please send an email to RSM who are managing the event registration.

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