We hope that you now have the information you need and are inspired to consider a career in anaesthesia.
If you would like to find out more, the career resources below will help.
A Career in Anaesthesia Video
Six anaesthetists share their personal experiences and views on their career in anaesthesia so far. Whether you have already decided to embark on a career in our specialty or are still figuring this out – this is worth a watch.
Additional career resources
Below you will find resources including careers brochures, membership benefits, practice frameworks, financial sponsorship information, and career fair posters.
2021 Anaesthetics Training Programme leaflet - this is a downloadable leaflet with a breakdown of the 2021 Anaesthetics curriculum. This can also be used as a handout for careers fairs - physical copies are available on request.
Download a PDF copy here
Request printed copies from Bakeeda Maddix at firstname.lastname@example.org
A downloadable RCoA undergraduate membership benefits flyer. This can also be used as a handout for careers fairs.
This document sets out a framework for medical student training in anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, pain medicine and intensive care medicine.
A downloadable RCoA careers fair poster titled 'Anaesthetists can be found...' This can also be displayed at careers fairs.
A downloadable RCoA careers fair poster titled 'To train to be an anaesthetist...' This can also be displayed at careers fairs.
GasReach is an exciting new collaborative project between the Widening Participation Medics Network (WPMN) and the Royal College of Anaesthetists which aims to increase diversity within anaesthesia.
Medical and careers fairs
Medical and careers fairs can provide great networking opportunities for attendees. An advantage of attending is that you will have the chance to ask a range of professionals, including anaesthetists, any questions about your future career.
We support medical and careers fairs across the UK by sourcing local representatives and providing materials for the anaesthesia stands. It is hoped that the materials and advice given by our local representatives on the stands will help delegates to make informed decisions about their career path.
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We are happy to financially support medical fairs and events related closely to our specialty. You can apply for funding by completing and submitting the financial sponsorship application form. Whilst financial sponsorship is open to non-members, priority will be given to our undergraduate members. Please note that sponsorship requests should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Retrospective sponsorship will not be granted.
Please note that there may be a delay dealing with any financial sponsorship requests submitted between 29 September 2023 - 23 October 2023. If your application is urgent, please call the Training Team on 020 7092 1550 to discuss this at your earliest convenience.
Careers fair materials
We can also sponsor events by providing College promotional materials to you free of charge, along with advertising your event on our website and sourcing local speakers (subject to availability).
We wish you all the best for your future career and look forward to welcoming you into the profession of anaesthesia.
Careers fairs or undergraduate sponsorship contact
Contact Bakeeda Maddix, Specialty Training Administrator on:
tel: 020 7092 1553