About this webinar
A career as a SAS Anaesthetist should be filled with possibility and opportunity, and with the potential to achieve your career goals.
This webinar is targeted towards any current Specialty Doctor Anaesthetists looking to see how they can develop within a SAS career, and any medical managers looking to see how they might maximise the potential of their SAS team members. It may also be useful to anyone considering becoming a SAS doctor and wondering about the routes such a career might take, and the destinations they might lead to.
This will be the first in a series of planned webinars covering some of these topics in more detail. Watch this space!
Joining the webinar
You can log in from the comfort of your own home, your office, or any where else that is convenient. All you need is a decent internet connection and a quiet room. If you are unable to attend live do not worry, you will be automatically sent the recording 24 hours after the webinar whether you attend or not.
Please ignore questions about access and dietary requirements during the booking process. Joining details will be sent automatically via email - please ensure the email we have for you is correct, and remember to check for updates in that email account in the week prior to the webinar.
Organiser: Dr Rob Fleming
Chair: Dr Manoreet Sihera
Introduction: The alternative career pathway - Dr Rob Fleming, Specialty Doctor Anaesthetist, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Former Association SAS committee chair and co-chair of the England SAS Advocate Network
This talk will feature an overview of where your career as a Specialty Doctor might take you, including the 2021 SAS contract reform, sources of support, and some of the national documents surrounding SAS careers.
Extending your Specialty Doctor role into the non-clinical - Dr Nilofer Ahmed, Specialty Doctor Anaesthetist and lead for pain, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, SAS Committee member, Association of Anaesthetists
This talk will cover the opportunities to extend your role into the non-clinical as a Specialty Doctor, examples of others who have done so, and the implications of the higher threshold of the Specialty Doctor pay scale.
Becoming a Specialist - Dr Kevin Draper, Specialist Anaesthetist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Former SAS Committee member, Royal College of Anaesthetists
This talk will include a summary of the requirements of the Specialist contract, including the generic capabilities framework, and the RCOA template person specification, and personal experiences of becoming a Specialist.
An introduction to CESR - Dr John Shubhaker, Specialty Doctor Anaesthetist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, SAS Committee member, Association of Anaesthetists, Successful CESR candidate
This talk will cover an overview of the requirements of evidence required for CESR and how to achieve them, and personal experiences of undertaking CESR.
Panel discussion / Q&A
All speakers plus Dr Ashwini Keshkamat, Chair of the Royal College of Anaesthetists SAS Committee.