Fri, 05 Oct 2018 08:00:00 GMTFri, 05 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMT

 

@ASGBI WomenInSurgery and #HowIBecameAWomanInSurgery go live!

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Women In Surgery Symposium is eligable for 5 CPD credits.

ASGBI Women in Surgery Symposium 2018 Provisional Programme

 09.00 - 09.30  Registration
 09:30 - 09:40  Welcome and Opening
 09:30 - 09:35  The ASGBI view for Women in Surgery  Professor Rowan Parks  Edinburgh
 09:35 - 09:40  The Symposium: ideas and scopes  Ms Maria Irene Bellini  London
 09:40 - 10:40  Session 1: Women in Surgery in the UK
 09:40 - 10:00  The story of the first female Professor of Surgery in the UK and the female President of the ASGBI  Professor Averil Mansfield  London
 10:00 - 10:20  State Of The Art: How is the UK compared to other Western Countries  Professor Farah Bhatti  Swansea
 10:20 - 10:40  The Academic Survival Kit  Professor Christina Fotopoulou  London
 10:40 - 12:00  Session 2: Leadership Challenges
 10:40 - 11:00  Work-Life balance to prevent burn out  Mrs Scarlett McNally  Brighton
 11:00 - 11:20  21st Century Women in Surgery: What are the requirements?  Ms Stella Vig  Croydon
 11:20 - 11:40  Maternity and Surgical Training  Ms Helen Mohan  Dublin
11:40 - 12:05 Oral Presentations
11:40 - 11:45  Gender Discrimination in Leadership Roles in Surgical Societies in the UK  Dr Helen Skinner  Leeds
11:45 - 11:50  The Higher Surgical Trainee Return to Work: A Deanary Perspective  Miss Sophie Williams  London
11:50 - 11:55  Creating accepting and encouraging theatre spaces: the diversity challenge  Ms Zahra Hussain  Norwich
11:55 - 12:00  Triple Jeopardy: Interesting Challenges as an Ethnic Minority, Muslim and Female Trainee in Maxillofacial Surgery  Ms Zahra Al Asaadi  Salisbury
12:00 - 12:05  Women in Surgery, a personal view  Ms Kulsoom Nizami  Galway
12:05 - 12:30  Panel Discussion
 12:30 - 13:30  Lunch
 13:30 - 15:10  Session 3: Sex and Speciality
 13:30 - 13:50  Being a Women: did this affect my career choice?  Miss Tracey Gillies  Edinburgh
 13:50 - 14:10  Attrition from a woman perspective  Miss Anya Adair  Edinburgh
 14:10 - 1:4:35  Oral Presentations
 14:10 - 14:15  What's in the sex?  Ms Rebecca Critchley  Newcastle Upon Tyne
 14:15 - 14:20  Encouraging undergraduate female students to consider a surgical career  Dr Lap Yan Leung  London
 14:20 - 14:25  The role of WiNS and early surgical exposure during medical school  Ms Cristina Cernei  Oxford
 14:25 - 14:30  The role of mentoring in shaping the surgical future of female medical students: a cross-sectional study analysing the impact of speedmentoring sessions at surgical conferences  Ms Claudia Eichenauer  London
 14:30 - 14:35  Why I want to be a colorectal surgeon: the importance of female role models in influencing women to pursue surgery  Ms Elizabeth Reynolds  Manchester
 14:35 - 15:00  Panel Discussion
 15:00 - 15:30  Refreshment Break
 15:30 - 17:00  Session 4: Congnitive bias as a barrier for women in Surgery
 15:30 - 15:50  The gender paygap in the NHS  Dr Yitka Graham  Sunderland
 15:50 - 16:10  Fighting unconscious bias in ourselves and others  Professor Zoe Winters  London
 16:10 - 16:30  Mentorship, coaching and sponsorship  Dr Alexis Hutson  Leicester
 16:30 - 16:50  Panel Discussion  
 16:50 - 17:00 Lessons learnt/Future projects  Ms Maria Irene Bellini  London

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