The Group of Anaesthetists in Training Committee

The Group of Anaesthetists in Training (GAT) Committee provides a focus for the interests of trainee members of the AAGBI and to represent trainee views at the Board of Directors and other AAGBI committees.

Through its work the committee promotes training, the practice of anaesthesia, and communication amongst trainee anaesthetists. It works with the Education Committee and events team to plan the GAT Annual Scientific Meeting and contribute to trainee specifc elements of the AAGBI educational programme.

In addition to their work representing the interests of trainees within the Association, committee members also represent the AAGBI trainee members through external consultation with other medical organisations.

Elections to the GAT Committee 2017

Nominations are now invited from trainee members of the Association wishing to stand for election. In 2017 there will be at least two seats available on the committee, plus a reserved seat for a trainee from the Republic of Ireland.

Nomination form >

Examples of supporting statements >

Anaesthesia News article re GAT elections >

Those standing for election will be expected to serve a minimum term of two years and be resident in the United Kingdom or Ireland. If elected, nominees agree to fulfil the duties and responsibilities required of them. To ensure that trainees from the Republic of Ireland (ROI) are always represented amongst the voting members of the committee, should a candidate from the ROI not achieve election, the candidate from the ROI receiving the most votes will be elected in addition to those candidates elected to fill declared vacancies.

Completed nomination forms should be returned to

Closing date for nominations 17:00 on Friday 07 April 2017

GAT Committee members

Meet the members of the GAT Committee.

Meet the committee »


You can contact members of the GAT committee by the AAGBI's Twitter account @AAGBI #ASKGAT