Welcome to the Association of Upper GI Surgeons trainee (AUGISt) website
We aim to represent the views of trainees in all branches of upper gastrointestinal surgery (oesophagogastric, hepatobiliary, pancreatic and bariatric surgery). Membership of AUGISt is automatic on joining AUGIS as a trainee member.
The 2nd Digestive Disorders Federation conference will take place 22 – 25 June 2015 in London ExCel
Visit the DDF 2015 website: www.ddf2015.org.uk
DDF 2015 Meeting which will be taking place 22 -25 June 2015 at ExCeL, London in partnership with ACPBGI, AUGIS, BAPEN, BASL and the BSG.
You can register now by going to:DDF 2015 website
I look forward to seeing many of you at the Digestive Disorders Federation (DDF) meeting at ExCel in London (June 22-25). Monday, June 22 sees the ever-popular and very useful AUGIS Training Day. More details of the timetable and registration details can be seen here.
It is an interesting time to be a surgical trainee. The recent Greenaway report Shape of Training has caused anxiety amongst many that any reduction in the length of training will be detrimental to the “craft” specialties. Couple this with a shift in rhetoric from training “specialists” to training “generalists”, of post-CCT subspecialty “credentialing”, plus talk of an increasing need for acute general surgical consultants, it is no wonder many trainees are concerned about their career prospects.
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