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Events and engagement opportunities

King’s Health Partners: Virtual Academic Surgical Grand Rounds

Join our innovative and dynamic lecture series informing practising surgeons, undergraduate and postgraduate trainees who aspire to be surgeons, along with allied healthcare professionals who support day-to-day work, about the latest themes in surgery.

The aim is simple; to provide a framework in which the King's Health Partners (KHP) surgical community can come together and network, develop friendships and relationships with national and international colleagues, present high-quality research and inform others of progress in their specialist field.

Upcoming Grand Rounds 2022-2023 

All sessions outlined below will take place on the fourth Thursday of every month, from 5.30pm - 6.30pm. Topics and dates are subject to change.

  • Plastic Surgery, 23 February 2023 CONFIRMED
  • Using technology to improve the teaching of Upper GI Surgery, 23 March 2023
  • Paediatric Surgery, 27 April 2023
  • Transplant Surgery, 25 May 2023
  • Urological Surgery, 27 July 2023
  • POPS team, 24 August 2023
  • Bariatric Surgery, 28 September 2023
  • Breast Surgery, 26 October 2023 
  • Maxillo-facial Surgery, 23 November 2023
  • Vascular Surgery, December 2023

The details for each Grand Round event are confirmed closer to the time on our events page. You can also join our regular invite list to receive the latest event details by contacting kingshealthpartners@kcl.ac.uk

Catch-up on previous King's Health Partners Grand Rounds

You can watch all previous Grand Rounds in your own time by visiting our Learning Hub and adding the course to your basket for free. Alternatively, you can watch the sessions on our King's College London media channel.

KHP Surgical Challenges: Mesh and Reconstruction in Hernia Repair

Hernias cause discomfort, disfigurement and loss of function. The right mesh and surgical technique is crucial to 'Get-it-Right-First-Time'. Join our hybrid event on Wednesday 22 Feburary, 9:30am - 5pm. Limited in-peron tickets available - sign up here.

South London Surgical Training Programme - Cadaveric Skills

This is a one-day course which will take place at the King’s College London dissection room on Guy’s Campus aimed at general surgery specialty trainees in the South London Deanery only. Course dates include 15 December 2022, 26 January 2023, 24 February 2023.

You will have the opportunity to practice emergency surgical airway, trauma thoracotomy, trauma laparotomy, fasciotomies and rapid vascular exposure on fresh frozen cadavers. Senior faculty from relevant specialties will be available to provide tips and tricks and give feedback. The course is offered on three different dates and spaces are limited so please book in advance. . 

Sign up here.

Watch the KHP Academic Surgery workshops 

In 2020, Prof Dasgupta arranged two workshops to explore the vision for KHP's Academic Surgery progamme and how we are bringing surgeons across the partnership together to push for surgical excellence.

You can view the workshops by registering to our Learning Hub, or click on the links below: 

Contact us

Interested in engaging with the King's Health Partners Academic Surgery? You can contact Prof Prokar Dasgupta at prokar.dasgupta@kcl.ac.uk