Lead organiser of the event Caitlin is a CT1 currently working in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the Borders General. Originally from Lancashire, her undergraduate and foundation years were spent in Glasgow and she has since worked as far north as the wilds of Shetland and as far south as New Zealand. Her interests include orthopaedics, remote and rural surgery and rugby!
Rahee is a current Core Surgical Trainee in the West of Scotland. She completed her undergraduate and Foundation training in London and spent a year as an Anatomy Demonstrator before moving up to Scotland. Hoping to pursue a career in General Surgery, she is passionate about surgery being a career for all, regardless of gender, race, parental status etc. Outside of work she loves to participate in pub quizzes, play badminton and go hill walking when the west coast weather permits!
Kate is originally from Manchester but did her undergraduate training at Glasgow University. She is currently in CT1 and is hoping to pursue a career in ENT. She enjoys cycling, running and hill walking and has been taking advantage of her current post in Inverness to explore the Highlands on foot and bike.
Sadaf is a Academic FY2 doctor in Edinburgh, with a keen interest in plastic and reconstructive surgery. During her undergraduate years, she was President of the Glasgow University Surgical Society, and is passionate about encouraging and supporting women pursuing a career in surgery.
Kasia is currently CT2 in the South East Scotland region, training Less Than Full Time (LTFT). She enjoys Plastic Surgery, research and art, and is the mum of a busy 3 years old toddler and a beautiful newborn! Kasia would be more than happy to share her experiences of having children early in a medical career, training LTFT, and (trying) to keep up with the demands of surgical training.
Lucy is currently in her first year of ‘Remote and Rural’ core surgical training; working with the upper GI team at Raigmore Hospital. This is following a six month general surgery stint out in the Western Isles. Prior to core training she completed an ‘FY3’ year in Urology, her chosen specialty. Outside of work Lucy is a keen runner, and also enjoys walking, traveling and socialising.