What you get
SET Application Workshops

Face to face questions and live feedback


Run by consultant surgeons to improve your surgical knowledge


Access, tutorials and practice on laparoscopy trainers


Access the SEAM question bank and Private Assisting Handbook

Saturday Sessions

Dedicated seminars by leading surgeons

CV Workshop

Cultivate a competitive CV for applications

Learn with us.

ANSA members have access to an array of education opportunities. 

Tutorials: Run by consultant surgeons to improve your surgical knowledge.

– Bi-weekly morning tutorials throughout the year

– Feb-March “Shock and Awe” daily Fellowship preparation tutorials

– Saturday education sessions

Simulation Workshops: Hands-on tutorials to improve your technical skills.

– Laparoscopic Intracorporeal suture workshop

– (Abdominal Wall Reconstruction workshop – Previously run)

– (Bowel Anastomosis workshop – Previously run)

– (MORTAR simulation workshops – combined with Anaesthetics and theatre staff)

SET Application workshops: Run by consultants and SET trainees to help aspiring surgeons onto the program.

– Research workshop

– CV workshop

– Interview practice sessions

SEAM module question bank

Fellowship exam preparation workshops: Run by fellows and consultants to maximise your chances at success in the Fellowship Exam

– Fellowship exam “Wake-Up Session” exam simulation

– Shock and Awe tutorials

Private Assisting:

– Handbook guide to Private Assisting – Written guidelines on how to set yourself up and bill for Private Assisting

– Opportunities to private assist surgeons from the Austin and Northern hospitals.

Gratias Cena – Trainees and educators thank you dinner

  • The annual dinner to thank your supervisors, trainers, and teachers, and to celebrate the successes of surgical training at the Austin.

Contact us on ansa.enquiries@gmail.com for more information.