We are pleased to announce that SARS and the RSM Surgery Section are holding a joint meeting on Tuesday 8 January 2019.The meeting will open with a symposium on bioinformatics and the development of precision surgery. With presentations from Professor Daniel Elson on multimodality optical endoscopy for surgical imaging, followed by Mr James Kinross, who will present on the gut microbiome and personalised healthcare in surgery, then an insightful lecture on breast surgery by Mr Daniel Leff.Keynote speakers during the day are: John Farndon Lecture: Professor Jane Blazeby, randomised controlled trials in surgery: making them possible and patient centred. BJS Lecture: Professor Ronan O’Connell, Let your Poem be Patient Orientated rEsearch that Matters Arris & Gale Lecture: Miss Anita Mohan, Bridging the Gap between Microvascular Anatomy and Flap Physiology in Autologous Breast Reconstruction The meeting will also feature prize sessions including the prestigious Patey Prize, the RSM Future Projects Prize and the Burnand and Williams Prize sessions. Online registration closes Wednesday 2 January 2019**Please note on the day registrations will be surcharged so we encourage you to pre-book online*rsm surgery president’s evening dinnerDelegates are also being given the opportunity to book a place on the President’s dinner which is being held on the evening of Monday 7 January 2019 for just £65. To book your place please choose this option when choosing your rate. ratesRSM/SARS member: £48 – £156Non-member: £80 – £260*Following registration you will be contacted appropriately by email with; your booking confirmation, feedback survey and attendance certificate. For full details of the RSM privacy policy, click here.