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

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