The ABAOMS trainee representatives form a subsection of the elected committee, and represent academic oral and maxillofacial surgery trainees in the UK. Their primary roles include voicing the views of academic trainees on national forums, sharing developments in integrated academic training, and providing a platform to share knowledge about educational events, grant and research opportunities.
The representatives in position from 2019-2022 fought for academic trainee representation on various national groups (Oral Surgery Curriculum Review, ISFE and NDSTEF). They initiated the first-ever ABAOMS clinical-academic webinar series and launched social media pages (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) to increase engagement between ABAOMS trainees/members, attracting more than 900 followers. The are also Webmasters for the society site.
The Association has two elected trainee representatives:
DR MEGAN BURNS
NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow Oral Surgery
Great Maze Pond
Former Trainee Representatives:
Hanya Mahmood (University of Sheffield) 2019-2022
Katarzyna Gurzawska (University of Birmingham) 2018-2021
Eleni Besi (University of Edinburgh) 2016-2018
KEEPING UP TO DATE
Stay informed about the latest updates and developments regarding academic training, exams and career progression opportunities.
Two social media groups were launched in 2019 specifically for ABAOMS trainees, both maintained by the representatives.
See the links below to follow and request to join these pages.
How can we help?
If you would like to get in touch, please contact the Secretary of the association.
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