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.



Training Days

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AUGIS Trainee Masterclass in Upper GI, HPB and Bariatric Surgery

A very  successful two-day intensive teaching course covering UGI ISCP syllabus and current management guidelines aimed at surgical trainees (ST3-8) and newly appointed consultants was held in Nottingham.

Programme highlights included:

  • Key HPB, OG & Bariatric ISCP curriculum topics
  • FRCS viva practice
  • Parallel session for post FRCS trainees with consultant job advice
  • Key UGI trials
  • Technical advice sessions
  • Interactive MDT with trainee participation


President’s message

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The 2015 DDF Conference, incorporating the annual AUGIS scientific meeting, took place in June. The organising committee prepared an excellent and varied programme and I hope many of you were able to attend.  I have always found the AUGIS conference to be particularly sociable, as well as educational and, for me, that is one of our strengths. I hope that

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July 2015 – Two-day Masterclass – www.augist.org/augis-training-day-2015