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RSTN TeamRepresentatives

We are recruiting

The RSTN is looking to recruit a new East Midlands, East of England and Welsh representative.

We are looking for enthusiastic and hard working trainees who would like to learn more about clinical trials and contribute to the RSTN.

The representatives will join the RSTN Trainees Committee, which manages the trainee network and helps to organise the annual Trials Day and the RSTN Session at the BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting.

How to apply

Applications are open to numbered plastic surgery and orthopaedic surgery trainees within the training regions.
Please send a two page CV and statement (max 300 words) outlining why you should be the representative to Senior members of the RSTN and BAPRAS/BSSH research committee will score the applications.

Deadline Wednesday 22nd November 1700.

For further information, please contact

The role

Contact point for region. You will run the RSTN in your region. Encourage and mentor new proposals and act as a contact point for ongoing projects. You will attend the twice yearly committee meeting.

Recruit to collaborative projects. You will not be expected to run every (or any) projects but will recruit trainees from each unit to get involved. We will expect one new idea from each region annually.

Advertise RSTN events. You will distribute information about forthcoming events relating to the RSTN and trials methodology.

The benefits

Improve evidence base. You will play a crucial role in promoting large collaborative projects in plastic surgery. These will make a big impact on developing EBM within the specialty
Develop research skills. Through working with the RSTN you will gain further insight into clinical trials methodology and have the opportunity to sit on Trial Steering Groups.

Leadership and management. You will gain national committee experience and the opportunity to help organise national meetings.

You will be provided with a certificate documenting your role and contribution to the RSTN.