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 eager to learn more about surgery and be inspired by it! 


Catalan Surgical Society annual congress 2019

A few months ago, the Catalan Society of Surgery invited us to present a clinical case of a Spiegel's Hernia at the congress held on October 17 and 18 in Barcelona.


It has been an amazing experience because it has allowed us to know more about this pathology and have the opportunity to present it in a congress.

Check the link for more information

ESCP Annual Congress 2019

Greetings from Vienna! This time from Austria Center.


Two of our members, Núria Casanova and Miriam Cazador, went to the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) Congress celebrated from the 25th until the 27th of last September. 

If you want to know more, click the link!

Doctor as a Humanist online course and symposium

In April 2019, Miriam Cazador and Miranda Rico, members of the AQG, attended and presented a survey they made about the importance of humanities on the medicine degree.


It was a symposium in Moscow addressed to health profesionals and students with special interest in medical humanities. They were three days full of interesting conferences! 


Click the link if you want to know more about the course and the symposium: 





Asepsia and antisepsia workshop

The first time a medical student goes to a surgical theatre can be scary, mainly because we usually don't know exactly how to behave or move inside it.


To change that, the association offers you a 2 hour workshop to teach students the importance of asepsia and antisepsia and all the basic steps to follow before and during a surgery.

We hope to see you all there!



The Medical Humanities



We are pleased to announce that on the 23th of January, we are expecting to hear the distinguished Mr. Jonathan McFarland speak at the conference entitled "The Medical Humanities: The What, The Why and The How".   

We will post more information soon!


 I Gimbernat Surgical Symposium




Breaking news! Our first Surgical Symposium for students will take place on February! We are working non-stop preparing all the activities.


The symposium will contain interesting conferences and dynamic workshops. The student will be able to learn about the management of a politrauma, and also about the basics of vascular surgery, plastic surgery, traumatology and orthopedics surgery... and many more!


Don't let this big opportunity scape!

More info coming soon.

Our Affiliates

gimbernat surgical association

Our International Connections

Our Sponsors

University College Cork Surgical Society

University of Cape Town Surgical Society

International Association of Student Surgical Societies  

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