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Continuing surgical education

As surgical science advances at an extraordinary rate, all surgeons have a duty to keep up to date to offer their patients treatment based on the latest research.

To support the professional development of general surgeons of all specialties, Continuing surgical education provides a wealth of formal digital courses, specialty digests and much more.

A myriad of skills and qualities are required to sustain a career in this field, including personal sacrifice, dedication and resilience. In this section, surgeons can access a series of publications exploring this important topic.

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Part of the charitable activity of the Foundation, BJS Academy is an online educational resource for current and future surgeons.

The Academy is comprised of five distinct sections: Continuing surgical education, Young BJS, Cutting edge, Scientific surgery and Surgical news. Although the majority of this is open access, additional content is available to BJS subscribers and strategic partners.

Discover the Academy
Surgeon Training & Surgeons in Surgery

About BJS Foundation

As a registered charity, BJS Foundation’s mission to improve surgical education is underpinned by its strategic partnerships and its leading surgical journals.

Since its inception in 1913, the readership of BJS has continued to grow across the globe, paving the way for complementary open access journal, BJS Open, in 2017.

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BJS Society Team