Session dates for Core Surgical Trainees, 2022-23

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 9.30am-12.30pm (registration 9.15-9.25am)
  • Afternoon sessions are 2-5pm (registration 1.45-1.55pm)

Registration will take place in the Anatomy Skills Lab on the 13th floor (Laboratory block)

Please aim to arrive no later than 10 minutes before the start of the session to register.

Assessments will take place during the following sessions:

  • Thorax - Abdo 1 (23/24 January)
  • Abdo + Pelvis & Perineum - Limbs overview (20/21 March)
  • Limbs - Back (tbc)
  • Back/Neck/Head/Neuroanatomy (inc. feedback) - Neuroanatomy (tbc)

Training dates

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

  • Monday 14 November – PM 
  • Tuesday 15 November – AM 
  • Tuesday 15 November – PM 

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

  • Monday 21 November – PM
  • Tuesday 22 November – AM
  • Tuesday 22 November – PM

Train the Trainer

St Mary's Hospital (2nd floor, Paterson Building) - Monday 28 November AM or PM

Thorax 3 – Mediastinum, concentrating on superior and posterior

  • Monday 12 December - PM
  • Tuesday 13 December - AM
  • Tuesday 13 December - PM

Pathology & Radiology

  • Pathology - Monday 16 January, 2pm (Teams)

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

  • Monday 23 January - PM
  • Tuesday 24 January - AM
  • Tuesday 24 January - PM

Thorax assessment

Abdo. 2 – GI tract – oesophagus to anus

  • Monday 6 February - PM
  • Tuesday 7 February - AM
  • Tuesday 7 February - PM

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

  • Monday 20 February - PM
  • Tuesday 21 February - AM
  • Tuesday 21 February - PM

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

  • Monday 27 February - PM
  • Tuesday 28 February - AM
  • Tuesday 28 February - PM

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

  • Monday 13 March - PM
  • Tuesday 14 March - AM
  • Tuesday 14 March - PM

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

  • Monday 20 March - PM
  • Tuesday 21 March - AM
  • Tuesday 21 March - PM

Abdo + Pelvis & Perineum assessment

Lower limb 1 – Buttock, hip joint, thigh

  • Monday 3 April - PM
  • Tuesday 4 April - AM
  • Tuesday 4 April - PM

Lower limb 2 – Knee, leg, ankle, foot

  • Monday 17 April - PM
  • Tuesday 18 April - AM
  • Tuesday 18 April - PM

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

  • Monday 24 April - PM
  • Tuesday 25 April - AM
  • Tuesday 25 April - PM

Upper limb 2- elbow joint, forearm wrist, hand

dates tbc

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

dates tbc

Limbs assessment

Neck – Fascias, compartments and contents, levels

dates tbc

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

dates tbc

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

dates tbc

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

dates tbc

Back/Neck/Head/Neuroanatomy assessment

Revision sessions (optional)

dates tbc