Feature Article
Dear Colleague,

RCSI's Fellows and Members Office are excited to invite all medical students, surgical trainees, interns, Affiliate Members, NCHDs and junior and foundation doctors to join us on Friday, 3 February 2023 in RCSI Dublin for our ‘Becoming a Standout Surgeon’ event hosted by Professor David Healy, RCSI Council Member.


  • Event Name: Becoming a Standout Surgeon!
  • Date: Friday, 3 February 2023
  • Time: 11:30-13:00 
  • Location: RCSI Dublin (onsite)
  • Cost: FREE, registration is required
  • Suitable for: Medical students, surgical trainees, interns, Affiliate Members, NCHDs and junior and foundation doctors - anyone thinking of pursuing a career in surgery, even from other professions (nursing, physio, etc.)
  • Register here


Professor David Healy will lead an informative and practical panel discussion offering guidance on becoming a standout surgical trainee candidate, focusing on the CST intake data from RCSI and the profiles of successful candidates. It will also cover career development advice, planning a surgical career, a surgical trainee’s perspective on how to successfully apply for CST and HST, and the exciting opportunities available to support future surgeons to achieve their ambition.


Panelists include:

  • Host: Professor David Healy, RCSI Council Member 
  • Professor Kevin Barry, Director of National Surgical Training Programmes, RCSI
  • Mr Dara Kavanagh, Chair of the CST Committee, RCSI
  • Dr Jessica Ryan, ISTG President, RCSI Member and HST at RCSI
  • Ms Ciara Tallon, Career Designer, RCSI



Becoming a Standout Surgeon Flyer



Kind Regards, 

RCSI Fellows & Members Office