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If you are considering a career in surgery then the Surgical Society can help.

There are a number of things which you can achieve as a medical student that will show early commitment to surgery:

  1. Join WMS Surgical Society
  2. Start developing your portfolio
  3. Take an elective with a surgical theme
  4. Become an affiliate of the Royal College of Surgeons (link)
  5. Join ASIT, the Association of Surgeons In Training (link)
  6. Try and complete a surgical audit
  7. Work hard academically and try win prizes
  8. Attend a number of surgical courses either as an observer or actively taking part