This summary briefly explains the main routes to a career in breast surgery. Please click here to view the summary.
Breast Surgery Training and European Breast Examination
On this page, you can find a presentation on How to become a Breast Surgeon and information about the European Breast Examination
Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme
All training curricula in medicine are changing in line with the standards set out in Excellence by Design and surgery is no exception. This will be the biggest change in training and assessment since 2007. Please click here to find the most up to date information on the new 2020 curriculum
Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST)
The JCST is an advisory body to the four surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland for all matters related to surgical training and works closely with the Surgical Specialty Associations in Great Britain and Ireland. Please click here to access their page.
to access the JCST statement on the postponement of the new surgical curriculum to 2021 please visit the website
How to become a Breast Surgeon
This summary briefly explains the main routes to a career in breast surgery.
Please click here to view the summary.
The European Board of Surgery Qualifications (EBSQ) is increasingly recognised in some European states as the specialist breast qualification. UK breast surgeons are now seeking this specialist certificate to allow them to compete with what, on paper, may appear to be better accredited European/international applicants.
UEMS - EBS - Section of Surgery
Division of Breast Surgery
Read the November 2019 newsletter here
You can find more information on the Division of Breast Surgery of the Section of Surgery of the European Union of Medical Specialists on the website here, including information about future dates and venues for examinations
To view a presentation on the EBSQ please click here
Theoretical and practical knowledge curriculum for European Breast Surgeons
The Breast Surgery theoretical and practical knowledge curriculum comprehensively describes the knowledge and skills expected of a fully trained breast surgeon practicing in the European Union and European Economic Area (EEA). It forms part of a range of factors that contribute to the delivery of high quality cancer care. Please click here to find comprehensive description of this curriculum.
Implementation of the BRESO Theoretical and practical knowledge curriculum for European Breast Surgeons
Please click here to find more information about the implementation of the BRESO Theoretical and practical knowledge curriculum for European Breast Surgeons