Session dates for Core Surgical Trainees, 2020-21

These training sessions are for CT1 surgical trainees only. If you think you should be on the list, please contact Debbie Gilpin (d.gilpin@imperial.ac.uk) with your name and GMC number.

All sessions are at Charing Cross Hospital, unless stated otherwise.

  • Morning sessions are 8.30am-12.20pm
  • Afternoon sessions are 1.30-5.20pm

If you arrive late for your scheduled session (after 9am for the morning session or 2pm for the afternoon session) you will not be able to join your group until the next rotation.

Training dates

Train the Trainer

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Thorax 1 - Breast, anterior thoracic wall muscles, heart, pericardium, great vessels

  • Monday 12 October – PM 
  • Tuesday 13 October – AM 
  • Tuesday 13 October – PM 

Thorax 2 – Lungs, pleura, trachea, bronchi, diaphragm, secondary muscles of respiration

  • Tuesday 27 October – PM
  • Wednesday 28 October – AM
  • Wednesday 28 October – PM

Thorax 3 – Mediastinum, concentrating on superior and posterior

  • Tuesday 10 November - PM
  • Wednesday 11 November - AM
  • Wednesday 11 November - PM

Abdo. 1 – Abdominal wall, inguinal ligament, inguinal canal

  • Tuesday 24 November - PM
  • Wednesday 25 November - AM
  • Wednesday 25 November - PM

Abdo. 2 – GI tract – oesophagus to anus

  • Monday 7 December - PM
  • Tuesday 8 December - AM
  • Tuesday 8 December - PM

Abdo.3 – Hepatobiliary, pancreas, spleen, renal, adrenal

  • Monday 14 December PM
  • Tuesday 15 December AM
  • Tuesday 15 December PM

Pelvis and perineum – male – bones of pelvis, joints and ligaments, pelvic contents, perineum

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Pelvis and perineum – female – pelvic sexual dimorphism, pelvic contents, perineum

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Limbs overview – plexuses, nerves, blood supply, lymph drainage

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Lower limb 1 – Buttock, hip joint, thigh

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Lower limb 2 – Knee, leg, ankle, foot

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Upper limb 1 – upper limb girdle, glenohumeral joint, arm

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Upper Limb 2- elbow joint, forearm wrist, hand

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Back – Vertebrae, discs, ligaments, meninges, spinal cord, nerve roots, extensor muscles

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Neck – Fascias, compartments and contents, levels

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Head 1 – Bones of skull, skull base, dura, venous sinuses

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Head 2 – Face, oral cavity, muscles of mastication, CN V and VII

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Neuroanatomy – Divisions of brain, functional area, CSF ventricles, pia, arachnoid, blood supply

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Final assessment and feedback

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