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Diversity in Surgery Conference - 'I look like a surgeon'

24th Apr 2024
5:30 - 8:30pm (BST)
24th Apr 2024
5:30 - 8:30pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Description

Join us for this year's NUSS Diversity Conference. This year the theme is a throwback to the 'I look like a surgeon movement', looking at how far we have come and how much further we have to go.

Featuring talks by surgeons from all different backgrounds, sharing their perspective on work-place environment, challenges they had to overcome during training and how to tackle workplace discrimination in surgery.

Summary

Join our Diversity in Surgery Conference, themed 'I look like a surgeon'. Engage with surgeons from diverse backgrounds and listen to their experiences, challenges faced and strategies used to tackle workplace discrimination. This conference brings insights into how far we've come and still have to go in promoting diversity within the surgical field. Ideal for medical professionals aiming to nurture a tolerant and inclusive workspace.
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Learning objectives

1. To understand the history and progression of the 'I look like a surgeon' movement and its impact on diversity within the surgical profession. 2. To gain insight into the range of personal experiences and perspectives of surgeons from diverse backgrounds and the challenges they have faced in their careers. 3. To explore the nature and scope of workplace discrimination in surgery and learn practical strategies for combating such discrimination effectively. 4. To appreciate the value of diversity in surgical practice, with respect to enhancing patient care, fostering innovation and improving the quality of surgical education. 5. To develop a deeper awareness of the remaining barriers to diversity within surgery and engage with potential solutions for promoting inclusivity and equality in the field.
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24th Apr 2024
5:30 - 8:30pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Free
IN PERSON