Silver Scalpel Award 2023

Congratulations to Mr. Denis Collins, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Beaumont Hospital on being awarded the ISTG 2023 Silver Scalpel Award. The award is approaching its third decade, and is a longstanding event in the Irish surgical training calendar. Each year, the trainee body nominate and vote for a consultant trainer in recognition of their

Congratulations to Our Careers Day 2022 Prize Winners!

Careers Day 2022 is officially over. A huge congratulations to our Prize Winners – Kaylem Feeney, for his excellent oral presentation “Outcomes following Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis with a Posterior Offset Intramedullary Hindfoot Arthodesis Nail” and GrĂ¡inne Keehan for her poster on “A Single Centre Experience of Infective Endocarditis during the COVID-19 Pandemic”. A massive thank you


ISTG 2022/23 – Upcoming roles & responsibilities

The following roles are available for the 2022/2023 ISTG committee. If you are interested in applying for any of these roles, please forward a personal statement as to why you are suitable for the role to Please make sure to mention the role for which you are applying, and we look forward to hearing

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President’s Update – 14th December 2021

Presidents Update 14th December, 2021 Dear Trainees and Trainers, As we approach the halfway mark for the academic year, I would like to provide an update of the activities of the ISTG committee to date and outline our plans for the year ahead. Our annual Careers Day and Aspiring Surgeon Research Symposium took place virtually

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Presidents Update

Dear Trainees and Trainers, As the academic and training years ends, I would like to reflect on the events of the past year and welcome the incoming ISTG president, Michael Flanagan, who is heading up the committee for 2021/2022. In a year that could have been difficult for a society whose outward facing business is