Becoming a Standout Surgeon

  • Date: Friday, Feb 3, 2023
  • Time: 11:30 - 13:00
  • Location: 123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
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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

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.

Panelist includes:

  • Professor Kevin Barry, Director of National Surgical Training Programme at 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

Topics to be discussed

  • Career development
  • Planning a surgical career
  • Surgical trainee's perspective
  • Opportunities and supports


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Professor David Healy

RCSI Council member
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Mr Dara Kavanagh

Chair of the CST Committee
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Dr Jessical Ryan

ISTG President
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Professor Kevin Barry

Director of National Surgical Training Programme
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Ms Ciara Tallon

Career Designer

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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