The Gimbernat Surgical Association Committee has the honor of welcoming you to our page and invite you to discover the story of our association!

Our association was established in 2011 by a group of fourth grade medical students of the bachelor's degree in medicine Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona tutored by our honorary president Professor Manuel Pera.

We are a group of medicine students who eager to learn more about surgery and be inspired by it! 


SCALPEL 2022 - III Gimbernat Surgical Symposium

This month, we have celebrated the third edition of our surgical symposium: Scalpel.


In this year's event, more than 90 medical students had the opportunity to attend two surgical conferences delivered by Prof. Eduardo Targarona and Dr. Irene Bello, as well as practising their abilities in surgical workshops. 

CASCADE study - Collaboration with STARSurg and EuroSurg

Happy new year 2022! We hope you had a lovely holiday period! We are beginning this new year with the announcing of a new research opportunity in which we will be collaborating with STARSurg UK and EuroSurg: the CASCADE study, an audit to assess the cardiovascular outcomes after major abdominal surgery in multiple European and UK centres. 

10th Anniversary of the Gimbernat Surgical Society

Our Surgical Society has recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary. For this special moment, we have organised three conferences and two sessions of our popular Suturing Workshop.

We are very proud to have evolved and grown over the last decade to become the association that we are today. And more important: our satisfaction is the result of the more than 400 members that our society has had over the last years. Thanks to all of them, we are still here today, with new enthusiastic projects that will continue expanding the Gimbernat.

4th The Doctor as a Humanist Online Course 2021-2022

Humanism in Medicine is one of the sections of our society. We believe that there are some aspects regarding humanism that are fundamental in the job of being a doctor, and specially in the surgical specialties. 

Therefore and as every year, we have encouraged our members to participate in this year's The Doctor as a Humanist International Course.

On the last 28th of November, our Professor of Surgery Prof. Luis Grande, became a new Fellow member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia.

Prof. Grande, who is a member of our Honorary Committee,  delivered a speech titled "Showing the data: a recipe for improving quality in an academic surgery department."



ERASMUS experiences review

UPF MED students

October 2022, Campus Universitari Mar 

            (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)