Join now for the 2021 BAST year

The 2021 BAST membership year starts January 1 and ends December 31, 2021.

Free subscription to Acta Chirurgica Belgica as BAST+RBSS member

The Belgian Association of Surgical Trainees is the official

independent body of general surgery trainees in Belgium

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Upcoming Events

BAST 'Expert in the Field' Webinars

 💻 Join us for the upcoming webinar series – new webinars planned and more to follow!
Radiology for Surgeons by Prof. Dr. F. Vandenbroucke & Dr. K. Nieboer, divided in two sessions on 24/6/21 and 30/6/21 at 20.00h
Rectal Surgery by Prof. Dr. Wolthuis on 21/09/21 at 20.00h
– Endovascular AV fistula’s by Dr. F. Gryffoy in Oct ’21 (exact date to follow)
– Kidney Transplant by Prof. Dr. I. Jochmans in Nov ’21 (exact date to follow)
– Is my patient fit for minimally invasive cardiac surgery? by Dr. J. Coveliers on 01/12/21 at 20.00h
– To follow: Liver transplant surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, upper GI surgery, vascular surgery, pediatric surgery…

📝 Register now by completing the Google Form (click here to register) and you will receive the webinar-link (Microsoft Teams) by email a few days before.

👥 These webinars are free but for BAST members only. Don’t forget to register for your 2021 BAST membership

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Abdominal cadaver course 2021

COURSE OBJECTIVES Minimally invasive surgery is increasingly implemented in surgical centers all over Belgium. However, residents often lack the opportunity to perform advanced procedures. This course is intended to provide hands-on training on the most common...

BAST ‘Expert in the Field’ Webinars – new upcoming webinars!

💻 Join us for the upcoming webinar series - new webinars planned and more to follow! - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery by Prof Dr Laurens Ceulemans on 11/03/2021 at 20.00h - Proctology by Dr. Jasper Stijns and Dr. Gabriele Bislenghi on 30/03/2021 at 20.00h - Flexible...

‘Expert in the Field’ Webinars

Join our ‘Expert in the Field’ webinar series! 👩🏻‍💻🧑🏾‍💻  Every webinar starts at 8PM. 🗓 Find the full program on the flyer (more to follow! Stay up to date by subscribing to our mailing list.) 📝 Register by completing the Google Form: ▶️ ...

VATS Tour 2020-2021

The Royal Belgian Society for Surgery, together with the Belgian Association of Surgical Trainees, is honored to invite two motivated Belgian trainees to 5 state-of-the-art thoracic surgery units for a visitorship of two days. During this two-day...

RBSS meets BAST @Ardennen 2020

Save the date! March 14&15, 2020. In what now is the third edition of this highly coveted networking and teaching event, we already ask you to save the date: March 14 and 15, the RBSS and BAST join forces to provide an extremely exciting weekend. More info to...

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