RCS webinars enable members both in the UK and overseas to engage with topical, valuable advice, anytime, anywhere.
We keep a catalogue of our past webinars to provide accessible advice for members at all career stages, covering queries from how to write a paper, to the latest on less than full-time training.
If there’s a subject you’d like us to cover next, please get in touch with our events team.
Refer to our events calendar for opportunities to tune in live and participate in upcoming webinars.
Webinar: Surgical myth-busting
This exciting video challenges the myths and legends about being a surgeon. Find out if surgery as a career is anything like those TV shows we all love to binge watch. The chair of the panel was Arin Saha.
Webinar: Demystifying the NHS pension scheme
In this video Chase de Vere will explain how the pension rules work for surgeons in the NHS Pension Scheme. They offer advice on financial planning for retirement, with the aim of supporting you to retire well and on your own terms. The chair of the panel was Andrea Sproates, expert on the NHS pension scheme and pension taxation legislation.
Please be advised that the content of this webinar and any financial advice subsequently provided is supplied by Chase de Vere Medical. As a College we are not recommending them as a supplier above other potential advisers.
This video will assist medical students and foundation trainees to bolster their knowledge on the best practices to employ during their core surgical training interviews. The chair of the panel was John Brecknell.
Tune in to watch Mr Tim Mitchell, Ms Beryl de Souza and Mr Daniel Redfern giving advice and top tips on how to produce an effective job plan.
Transition to a Specialty Doctor/Surgeon role
Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) doctors play a very important role in the NHS. Dr Vinita Shekar, specialty doctor and RCS Council Member, chaired the webinar which provided guidance to junior trainees in their transition to become specialty doctors.
Getting your medical paper published will enhance your CV and help you stand out from the crowd in a competitive training or working environment. Our webinar will give you detailed information about how you too can successfully publish your own academic paper. The webinar was chaired by Tim Lane.
Using social media to enhance your professional profile
The webinar focused on the benefits and possible pitfalls of maintaining a social media presence for medical professionals. Find out our panellists top tips, achievements and experiences from using social media professionally. The webinar was chaired by Tanaya Sarkhel.
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Transition to specialty training
Watch this webinar recording if you are a core or specialty trainee to find out how to get the most out of the first weeks and months of your speciality training, how to overcome challenges and prepare for the next step of your career. The webinar was chaired by Richard Kerr.
Human Factors within the surgical care team
The Law and the surgical practice
The webinar focused on the far-reaching inﬂuence law has on the surgical practice. Find out invaluable information about many essential legal issues concerning all stages of the surgical career. The webinar was chaired by Leslie Hamilton.
Making the most of your surgical placement
Watch the webinar recording if you are a medical student or foundation year trainee considering your surgical placement and want learn how to benefit the most from your surgical training. The webinar was chaired by Stella Vig.
How to build your surgical portfolio
Whatever surgical career route you decide to pursue, it is crucial to maintain a portfolio throughout.
Watch our webinar recording below to get advice on building your portfolio from RCS Council member Fiona Myint and two trainees.
Less than full time training
Are you considering less than full time training? Hosted by Flexible Working Advisor, Miss Claire Murphy, our free members webinar will shed light on guidance and rules surrounding flexible training and working.
How to reduce the risk of Bullying
Watch our webinar recording below to get advice on 'How to reduce the risk of bullying' from RCS Council members Scarlett McNally and Tim Mitchell.
How to write a surgical paper
Learn more about the benefits of writing and publishing a surgical paper. Hear from RCS Council member and Editor-in-Chief of the RCS Annals Tim Lane and two trainees sharing their tips and tricks with first hand experience and insight into what helped them.
Contact the RCS careers team
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries related to careers in surgery and getting involved with our outreach activities.
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