During the 2021-Belgian Surgical Week, the RBSS will organize its third Inter-university cup at the end of the BSW on Friday afternoon as to maximize the participation of our trainees (Friday Sep 10th, 18-19h).



- A fun competition and fair play.

- Disciplines targeted: vascular surgery, cardiothoracic and upper digestive surgery, digestive    surgery, general surgery (breast, abdominal wall, endocrine), history of medicine

- Interaction between all the candidate-specialists of different years, all universities combined.

- Bring together the training supervisors and the candidate-specialists.


Composition of the teams:

- Seven teams from different universities (VUB, KUL, UZA, UGent, ULB, UCL, ULg).

- 4 teammembers:

  • Three trainees in each team
  • At least one trainee currently rotating in a non-university hospital
  • A trainee in their 1st - 2nd year, one in their 3rd – 4th year and a tyhird one in the 5th – 6th year of training.
  • One coach-staff member per university



- Questions are asked about surgery but also history of medicine and general culture

- Some questions are preceded by an exercise of technical skill which needs to be properly completed before answering.

- Allocation of time: 3 minutes per question.

- One point per correct answer.

- The public can participate in the knowledge test by means of smartphone polls.


Authorized material to support the team:

- T-shirt

- Flags

- Caps

- Scarfs

- ...

CREATE YOUR TEAM and get coached by a Trainer: contact your training coordinator !

Send the names of the team members as soon as you have assembled your team to info@acta-medica-belgica.be

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