Reviews keyboard_arrow_right HYMS National Undergraduate Surgical Conference

The reviews displayed here are in answer to the question 'Kindly tell us your overall impression about the teaching, faculty and organisation of this course. Please state if this course helped to focus your revision for the exam'.

Very good, especially the first KeyNote as it was more educational rather than just about their story as adoctor.

RL
University of Sheffield

Very efficient and organised, great content and really enjoyed it.

VS
University of Sheffield

Very good.

MH
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Very good and informative. Would recommend.

LO
Hull York Medical School

Overall it was a well organised conference with interesting speakers.

JB
Hull York Medical School

Teaching was great and of very high quality, better if the workshops lasted longer.

AS
Hull York Medical School

All workshops managed to deliver everything mentioned. Informative and thorough provision of informationas well as surgical based skill testing made it a memorable experience; overall enjoyed it very much.

KA
Hull York Medical School

I was very impressed, the conference has helped to solidify my interest in pursuing a surgical career.

SH
Hull York Medical School

Excellent conference that provided me with an amazing insight to new things such as medicine withoutborders or medicine in the army. Also gave me good taste of specialities. 10/10.

GA
Hull York Medical School

Excellent.

AX
Hull York Medical School

Really enjoyed it, would definitely recommend.

MK
University of Leeds

Good organisation, teaching was clear and informative, and overall very relevant.

JS
Hull York Medical School

Was excellent in every area.

GL
Hull York Medical School

Excellent day, well organised, and learned a lot.

SH
Hull York Medical School

Very good.

OB
Hull York Medical School

Was very impressed overall.

GL
Hull York Medical School

Talks were mostly very good, really enjoyed the day - I think the structure of it was great.

CW
Hull York Medical School

A very well organised conference with excellent speeches and excellent teachers. Presentation wasgood.

MA
Hull York Medical School

Great organisation and interesting talks shedding light on beneficial pointers for future surgical careers.

SK
Hull York Medical School

Excellent organisation, fantastically put together conference, well done.

JJ
Hull York Medical School

Very good. Interesting, informative and well set out throughout the day.

PM
Hull York Medical School

Excellent workshops and speakers. A brilliant continuation of the HYMS surgical conferences.

PS
Hull York Medical School

Good.

RM
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised and overall an extremely enjoyable day.

GS
Hull York Medical School

Well organised, and high quality of workshops and academic standard.

KW
Hull York Medical School

All to a very high standard.

MA
Hull York Medical School

Was very interesting as it covered a range of surgical specialities.

KD
Hull York Medical School

It was very well organised and the day flowed well.

OA
Hull York Medical School

Good - gave useful information. Glad I came.

OA
Hull York Medical School

Overall, it was a very useful and informative conference.

AM
Hull York Medical School

Very good.

MK
Hull York Medical School

I thought that the conference ran very smoothly. The teaching was excellent and the presentations wererelevant and very well made. If only there was more time available at the workshops.

EK
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised and professional.

AM
Hull York Medical School

Great conference and organisation.

AA
Hull York Medical School

Relevant, informative and very useful.

HB
Hull York Medical School

I had a brilliant day and found it very useful.

GP
Hull York Medical School

It was useful for anyone regardless of interest in surgery, to get hands on skills and experiences.

BL
Hull York Medical School

Everything provided was of very high standards. It was a joy to attend such a conference. Lookingforward to attending another one in the future.

SB
Hull York Medical School

It was all very good.

SB
Hull York Medical School

I thought that the conference was very well organised especially considering that one of the speakers hadto drop out last minute.

AM
Hull York Medical School

The conference was very well organised - it was a pleasure to attend - I learned a lot throughout theentirety of the day and would highly recommend it.

GO
Hull York Medical School

Great conference.

SP
Hull York Medical School

Very interesting and informative.

BG
Hull York Medical School

Really useful insight to a career in surgery.

NE
Hull York Medical School

Excellent.

RS
Hull York Medical School

Enthusiastic, knowledgeable tutors.

EW
Hull York Medical School

Well organised, high quality speakers, good venue and well organised.

RY
Hull York Medical School

I thought it was really great, the speakers were very inspirational.

RM
Hull York Medical School

A well organised, informative conference that provided various levels of information for people of allabilities and interests in surgery.

MB
Hull York Medical School

I really enjoyed the conference s it provided a lot of information about a career in surgery that I might havenot otherwise received. I think this conference got rid of all of the misconceptions I had about surgery asa specialty.

BF
Hull York Medical School

It was a very enjoyable day and I found the conference very informative. It was really well organised andthought it was excellent overall.

KS
Hull York Medical School

Really enjoyable day, excellent for gaining an insight into surgery.

DH
Hull York Medical School

Organisation was great, liked the talks especially the MSF one.

EL
University of Leeds

Very well done.

VT
Hull York Medical School

Good,

LA
Hull York Medical School

Great experience.

VC
Hull York Medical School

Very good overall.

GW
Hull York Medical School

Good day, well organised, good choice of workshops.

NZ
Hull York Medical School

Well organised event.

MR
St George's, University of London

Very well organised.

AA
Hull York Medical School

Good.

JD
Hull York Medical School

Well organised and the talk were very useful and insightful.

HM
Hull York Medical School

Well organised and enjoyable.

RE
Hull York Medical School

Very good and thoroughly organised.

TR
Hull York Medical School

Useful as well as entertaining.

WC
Hull York Medical School

I thought it was very well organised and it has helped me in deciding whether surgery is the path that Iwant to take.

AM
Hull York Medical School

Overall, organised very well with interesting and thought provoking lectures throughout the day,appropriate to our stage in training.

TT
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, lots of great information to take away, keynote speakers and workshops excellent.Would go again.

LA
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, this is the second year I have been and I will definitely keep coming!

JW
Hull York Medical School

Organised very well, the speakers were very interesting and informative.

RI
Hull York Medical School

Overall, I think the conference was a great success. Everything ran smoothly and the talks were veryinteresting.

JI
Hull York Medical School

Good.

VG
Hull York Medical School

Really well organised and interesting.

MM
Hull York Medical School

It was interesting with varied talks.

SS
Hull York Medical School

Overall was very good!

JT
Hull York Medical School

It was very well organised. The catering was also well managed. Committee were friendly and helpful, allevents were relevant and useful and the keynote addresses were a good umbrella to the event. Theorganisation of workshop followed by lecture followed by workshop offered a good change of pace thatworked well throughout the day.

BK
Hull York Medical School

I feel that this event was well organised and well presented. It obviously took a lot of effort to manage anddespite it not being that relevant to my job prospects it did make me consider surgery a lot more. I enjoyedlistening to the speakers and the interactive setup. I also thought that they targeted the main things thatI was looking to learn and then asked us what our opinions were throughout while comparing us with theprevious group that they had.

AA
Hull York Medical School

Event went well, ran smoothly.

NS
Hull York Medical School

Event ran very smoothly . overall very good.

ME
Hull York Medical School

Very good organisation and presentation of the event, the staff members did an amazing job.

BQ
Hull York Medical School

It seemed very organised and I found all of the content interesting, particularly the keynote speakers andWomen in Surgery workshop.

MA
Hull York Medical School

Well worth attending.

RM
Hull York Medical School

I really enjoyed the conference and found it really useful.

GE
Hull York Medical School

Good organisation, relevant and interesting speakers and gave me good insight into surgery as a careerFound this useful and interactive.

MP
Hull York Medical School

Organised and professional.

AK
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, varied enough to keep attendees interested. Enjoyable day.

AL
Hull York Medical School

Very organised and useful.

CM
Hull York Medical School

Well organised, and really helped to decide my future in surgery!

JG
Hull York Medical School

Well organised, and really helped to decide my future in surgery!

JG
Hull York Medical School

Very good.

NS
Hull York Medical School

Great.

CD
Hull York Medical School

Well organised and preplanned event that is useful to students at all levels of their medical schooltraining.

JP
Hull York Medical School

The orthopaedic skills was brilliant! It was great to have a go at using big tools that we would never getthe opportunity to use right now in our career. The tutors explained things really well and answered all ofour questions. They really made me consider orthopaedic surgery as a career option.

NN
Hull York Medical School

Everything has been organised brilliantly.

VC
Hull York Medical School

Brilliant - really interested in surgery now.

IR
Hull York Medical School

Seemed very well organised, and the speakers were all great!

GW
Hull York Medical School

Really well organised, presented and run. Was a brilliant day for a great price.

AS
Hull York Medical School

Really good value for money and a good day over all.

AG
Hull York Medical School

Great event, with lots of worthwhile information. Amazing pioneering speakers.

JF
Hull York Medical School

Was a really good event. Excellent speakers and workshops. Excellent value too.

JW
University of Warwick

Good organisation by the medical school team.

LE
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised and excellent speakers. Professor Dua's presentation was particularly inspirational.

OD
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised and the presentations were all very useful and relevant.

MW
Hull York Medical School

Excellent organising and good presentations. Helpful in making me think about career paths.

JD
Hull York Medical School

Very informative and inspiring, gave me answers to some questions which are very important to me.

FY
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, the speakers were brilliant and overall would definitely attend other similar events.

PS
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, pitched at right level.

AA
Hull York Medical School

It was done to a very high standard. The lectures were all engaging and made everyone feel inspired!

RP
Hull York Medical School

Overall, a very organised event that went very smoothly, with great variety to the day, it has definitelyassured me that I want a future career in surgery.

JG
Hull York Medical School

Very impressed by the organisation and quality of the event. Very interesting and inspiring talks from theguest surgical speakers.

SY
Hull York Medical School

Overall the event was extremely enjoyable and good value for money. As a whole the event was wellorganised and was very relevant to surgical careers.

AB
Hull York Medical School

All the keynote speakers had excellent speeches prepared which were both interesting and funny. It waswell organised, obviously it's difficult to get all of the doctors to attend on time with their other commitmentsbut attempts were made to rectify the issues that absent doctors caused. The event was very relevant.

VG
Hull York Medical School

Thank you for providing such a good conference. It was the best undergraduate surgical conference I haveattended so far.

HI
University of Leeds

Well organised and presented. Made me feel more informed about surgery and whether it would besomething I would be interested in pursuing.

KL
Hull York Medical School

It was well organised, presented and at a suitable standard for all year groups to understand.

AU
Hull York Medical School

The event was very well structured and it was well organised especially having people taking us to and fromthe events which meant everyone knew where they were going.

CM
Hull York Medical School

Overall impression was very good. Helpers and HYMS Surgical Society committee all very friendly andhelpful. Speakers all excellent. Talks were very relevant to anyone considering a surgical career.

AA
Hull York Medical School

Was extremely impressed by the value for money with such a great day of talks and really enjoyableworkshops.

CR
Hull York Medical School

Organisation - very well organised with last minute disturbances being handled very well. The presentationswere all relevant and interesting.

SM
Hull York Medical School

Well organised event that was thoroughly enjoyable.

EJ
Hull York Medical School

Very good, venue was perfect and organisation was good. Lunch provided was also good and adequatebreaks. The conference was highly relevant to my interests.

DE
Hull York Medical School

The lecture theatre was very nice and the practicals were very interactive and the level of public speakingwas very good.

JF
Hull York Medical School

It has been a great event where the medical students can get a better understanding of different surgicalspecialities and the things one can do as a medical student.

AM
Hull York Medical School

Well organised and presented conference for those who are only starting to think about a surgical career.

BK
Hull York Medical School

I was very pleased with the day. The presentations were excellent and very inspiring and the lunch providedwas also very good.

NN
Hull York Medical School

I was very impressed with the entire event; the organisation, the lectures delivered and the choice ofworkshops. It was a very informative and inspirational experience for me.

PS
Hull York Medical School

Thoroughly enjoyable experience, friendly atmosphere, very good organisation, inspiring lectures andworkshops.

EG
Hull York Medical School

All the speakers were excellent, engaging and thoroughly informative on all fronts. The event seemed to runvery smoothly - despite a few hiccups with one of the workshops having to be cancelled. I had previously notconsidered a career in surgery, and was going purely for the practical experiences of the workshops -however, I am now seriously considering surgery as a career option.

BR
Hull York Medical School

Overall I think the workshops went really well. The presentations were very good, and the workshops werehelpful, also the food was great.

NS
Hull York Medical School

Very organised, inspiring speeches, workshops are great fun.

CK
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised and carried out, fantastic speakers and very interesting.

AB
Hull York Medical School

Really well organised, everything ran smoothly, should have registered the workshops though so peoplecouldn't change them last minute and overcrowd any. Everybody was very friendly and the talks, especiallyby Harminder Dua, were all interesting and engaging.

AR
Hull York Medical School

Good, dr. Dua's speech was outstanding.

SM
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, and not too formal, so we felt able to ask questions.

EL
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised and run. Kept to time. Venue excellent, food very good. Speakers interesting. Well doneto Amy and Peter + the committee for organising a great day.

JD
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, obvious how much work went into it. Lecture from Harminder Dua was the highlight ofthe day.

KE
Hull York Medical School

It was as well organised as it could be, considering some of the staff had dropped/pulled out last minute.There was always someone to help point in the right direction. I did think that the folders provided were alittle unnecessary as the information inside wasn't really useful for the day, and could have been left forpeople to take if they wished.

JH
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, slight rush at times towards the end but overall it was very smooth. Enjoyed having theposter presentations and other informative stalls available during the lunch break. Found it very useful andrelevant, it has confirmed my interest in a surgical career-path and overall was very informative.

KS
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, interesting & inspiring talks. Hands on sessions available stimulated learning.

YL
Hull York Medical School

I thought the whole day in general was very well organised, and provided some very enjoyable, engagingworkshops.

IT
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, interesting & inspiring talks. Hands on sessions available stimulated learning.

YL
Hull York Medical School

I thought it was very well organised otherwise and pretty insightful into future career options.

SK
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised and the key note speakers were very good.

LA
Hull York Medical School

Friendly committee. Average catering. But disorganised when we first arrived to sign in.

SR
Hull York Medical School

Very well organised, everything ran smoothly all day and information was relevant to those considering a career in surgery.

Ms Martha Nicholson
The Hull York Medical School

Very interesting and well organised day.

Mr Oliver Dixon
The Hull York Medical School

Was good.

Mr Derek Ng
The Hull York Medical School

Very well organized.

Ms Kiranjit Kaur
The Hull York Medical School

Very well organized.

Ms Harriet Giles
The Hull York Medical School

It was a well organized and useful day.

Mr Alexander Renwick
The Hull York Medical School

It was very good and quality speakers.

Ms Holly Wood
Bradford University

Really good event.

Mr Rasan Burhan
The Hull York Medical School

Event was very well organized and presented, great overviews.

Mr Sam Broadley
Newcastle University

Overall, the conference was excellent. The final talk however was all doom and gloom without any solutions and seemed extremely anti-NHS!

Mr Dalvir S. Bajwa
Newcastle University

Was a great event.

Ms Fatmah Ali Alabdouli
The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Medical University of Bahrain

Thoroughly excellent, really good day.

Mr Joseph Harley
Newcastle University

Well organised, high standard facilities, interesting presentations and relevant to my future career.

Ms Ruth Mason
The Hull York Medical School

Very well run event, enjoyable introduction into surgery.

Ms Shagana Karunainathan
The Hull York Medical School

Very good, fuelled my enthusiasm. Good to meet lots of supportive people from different places and at different stages in training.

Ms Elizabeth Scott
The Hull York Medical School

This was a well executed and professional event. The speakers were inspiring & the atmosphere friendly.

Mr Thomas Flamini
The Hull York Medical School

Very well organised. Interesting speakers who were willing to help.

Ms Katie Houldershaw
The Hull York Medical School

Very well organised event which I found both enjoyable & informative.

Mr Alexander Kisanga
The Hull York Medical School

I attended the 1st conference around this time last year as a third year with a group of friends, after finding out about it on Facebook. I've since attended a few conferences at HYMS and generally find them excellent - extremely well run, with a wealth of inspirational speakers. It's clear that a lot of effort goes into the planning and organisation, and it really pays off. Came back this year, but brought another group of friends this time. I'll continue to keep an eye out for other conferences here.

Mr Michael Price
Newcastle University

The best conference I have been to so far.

Mr William Malins
Newcastle University

I really enjoyed the event and it has given me a lot to think about and made me consider surgery more as an option for the future.

Ms Emma Rushforth
The Hull York Medical School

A very interesting and useful event. I am glad I attended.

Mr Edward Jones
The Hull York Medical School

I thought the event as a whole was very professionally and impressively organised. The workshops and talks both provided an excellent insight into surgery and it was a very informative and interesting day.

Mr Christopher Hatton
The Hull York Medical School

Great day, inspirational speakers. Attending will definitely have an impact on my career choices.

Mr Nicholas Keddell
St. George's University London

I found the event engaging and informative. The speakers were of top quality and the same can be said for the workshops.

Mr Ivaylo Zahariev
University of East Anglia

Really enjoyed the day, was not too long, the workshops were great, the lecturers were engaging and brilliant. The number of breaks were good and meant it was always quite laid back and fun.

Mr Saif Mahmood
University of Bradford

Wonderful organization. Good day!

Ms Laura MacGregor
The Hull York Medical School

Informative and nice to listen to a different perspective.

Mr Saumil Shah
Hull York Medical School

Very informative and well organised. Good value for money too!

Ms Lauren Tye
Hull York Medical School

Very good organization, good food.

Mr James Henley
Hull York Medical School