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.



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President's message

Over the last few months there have been a couple of pressing issues affecting surgical trainees that may or may not have taken your interest. AUGISt has been working with ASiT to try and improve the outcomes for trainees.

The most obvious issues that have affected upper GI trainees are that of endoscopy training. All AUGISt, Duke’s and ASiT members were invited to take part in a national survey of endoscopy training. The responses revealed a very mixed picture across the country, with some trainees gaining excellent training and others having few opportunities. We have been


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Please let us know if you are putting on a course which may be of interest to AUGISt trainees.

Email nichola@augis.org with the date, times, venue, cost and a contact for your course.


AUGIS|19-21September 2018, Edinburgh


Registration is open


The AUGIS Training Morning will take place at the Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh on Wednesday, 19 September from 10:30am - 1pm. The Programme is now available and can be viewed at the AUGIS 2018 Meeting Microsite: www.augis.org/2018conference

The Training Morning will provide Trainee Surgeons with an opportunity to take part in and observe Vivas with Faculty members from various Upper GI sub-specialties.

The Vivas will be on Bariatrics, Benign OG, Malignant OG, Benign HPB and Malignant HPB.

Click on the following link to view the schedule for the Training MorningAUGIS 2018 Training Day Programme

To register for the Training Morning please visit the Registration page on the AUGIS microsite. To allow for flexibility we are offering various different registration rates for our Trainee Members.

Contact the AUGIS office if you have any questions.