Difficult Airway Society

DAS Trainee Representative



We are delighted to announce that applications for the role of Trainee Representative are now welcome from Full (UK & Irish) members of DAS in good standing.


The role of Trainee Representative is multi-faceted and is influenced by skills and preferences of the individual. This may include the DAS Newsletter; the DAS website, particularly with regards to the development of educational material; the use of social media for communication and education; and providing a trainee perspective on matters arising within the committee. 


Information on eligibility for and the role of the trainee representative can be found on the DAS website (https://das.uk.com/files/2018/page/Addendum_VF_The_DAS_Committee.pdf). Demonstrable evidence of a prior interest in airway management is advantageous, but not a prerequisite.


Application process:

  • Applications open from 1st September to 23:59 (BST) on 24th September 2021.
  • Cover letter and CVs are reviewed by DAS Executive week commencing 27th September and the top 3 candidates invited to interview.
  • Telephone interviews will be conducted from the week commencing 11th October 2021.
  • Results to be announced at the DAS Annual Scientific Meeting (4th-5th November 2021) at the Annual Members Meeting.
  • The tenure of DAS Trainee Representative will be for a fixed 2-year term from announcement of results.
  • The trainee representative should be post FRCA / FFARCSI and have a minimum of 18 months from their CCT.


The successful candidate will be announced at the DAS Annual Scientific Meeting (4th-5th November 2021) at the Annual Members Meeting.


If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and CV to the DAS Secretariat at [email protected]


Closing date: 23:59 (BST) 24th September 2021.


Kind Regards,


Dr Barry McGuire

DAS President


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