Core Values

The British Association of Black Surgeons is a united community driven by its guiding principles of collaboration, advocacy and excellence. Each of our core values underpins all we do to ensure equity of opportunity and outcome for all surgeons, trainees, students and patients.

Collaboration and Community

Working together with other organisations in the UK and worldwide in initiatives that support our vision.


Promoting the principles of equality, inclusion and diversity in surgery.


Professional excellence in patient care, education and research.


An environment of mentorship and career development.

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Mission and Vision

We exist to develop a surgical community of excellence. Uncover more about how we plan to achieve our aim

Our Team

Discover how BABS is governed, who our leaders are and what they do to keep our Association on track.

Patrons and Ambassadors‚Äč

Meet our patrons and ambassadors.