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The 2019 BAST membership year starts January 1 and ends December 31, 2019.

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The Belgian Association of Surgical Trainees is the official

independent body of general surgery trainees in Belgium

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Thu 29

Simendo course

November 29 @ 18:30 - 22:00
Dec 03

B.E.S.T. Congress

December 3 @ 08:00 - December 4 @ 17:00
Dec 03

BGES-BAST video session

December 3 @ 19:00 - 22:30
Dec 10

BSAWS BAST Postgraduate course

December 10 @ 19:00 - 22:00

Latest News

HPB Fellowship UZGent

 The Dept. of General, HPB & Liver Transplantation Surgery (UZ Gent) offers a 1 year fellowship (possibility of 1 year extension) to develop your expertise in:  • Liver surgery and Pancreatic Surgery  • Laparoscopic & Robotic-assisted techniques  • Liver...


  Dear, Next year, the RBSS will start an educational program called the VATS tour. In this tour, 2 trainees will be able to visit multiple VATS centers in Belgium to gain some experience with VATS surgery. More information...

Press release

The BAST has released a statement concerning recent news about class medicine in UZ Leuven. We regret the general tendency in press reports that care delivered by residents is "second-rate" and less qualitative. We believe it is not the choice of room that decides who...

The courage to fail – Complications in laparoscopic surgery

Don't miss the 5th BGES congress on February 23 in Antwerp. Very interesting program!  

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