The Education Committee is made up of ten BESS members and is a mix of Surgical and AHP representatives. It has a number of aims and responsibilities which include:

  • Judging papers presented at the annual meeting
  • Awarding prizes at the annual meeting
  • Interviewing those who have applied for a fellowship award
  • Organising the content and structure of BESS instructional courses

In addition to this, in the past few years the committee has been responsible for developing PBAs for shoulder and elbow surgery as well as having input into the new curriculum. They are also developing a new educational tool for diagnostic shoulder arthroscopy.



Are you interested in furthering education in Shoulder and Elbow surgery? Do you have ideas for improving shoulder and Elbow Education? Are you willing to take projects through to completion?

This role will involve attendance at two all day meetings per year. You must have the willingness to share in the judging of papers and posters at BESS conference and be keen to take on projects and see them through to completion. The current Chairman is Jaime Candel-Couto.

Committee vacancies for 2020 has not yet opened please check back here again in December 2019.