Medical Student Conference 24 February 2018

Date24 February 2018
Duration1 day
Start Time09:30
End Time16:00
TypeConferences
LocationNorwich
AudienceFoundation Doctor, Medical student

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Whilst we endeavour to provide a 'gold standard' service to all course participants, if you are registering less than 72 hours before the start of the event, you should be aware that some materials may not be readily available on the day and we may contact you with regards to catering arrangements.

This full day RCGP Conference aims to explore careers in General Practice. The Conference is open to medical students free of charge from UEA and Cambridge Universities.

The programme will feature address by keynote speakers:

Professor David Haslam, Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
'Who needs GPs?'
'In a world of genomics, personalised medicine, and big data, is there any future for general practice?'

Professor Amanda Howe, President WONCA
'Why GP matters in health systems'

There will be a Question Time session during the afternoon where you can put your questions to the panel. 

We have a variety of interactive workshops to choose from including:

  • GP Career Transitions
  • Global Health experience
  • A typical day in General Practice
  • Why I chose General Practice
  • Career opportunities in General Practice
  • GP Training
  • Research opportunities
  • GPwSI

Lunch and refreshments provided free of charge.

VenueJulian Study Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ
Maximum capacity100
EmailMedical Student Conference 24 February 2018
Phone0203 188 7693 / 7694
ContactEast Anglia Faculty RCGP
Faculty/DepartmentEast Anglia Faculty

Course programme

Morning Session

09.15 Arrival, registration

09.40 Welcome: RCGP East Anglia Faculty, Professor Amanda Howe, Provost

09.45 UEA GP Society, Miss Aukse Vijeikyte, Chair

09.50 Keynote Address:  Professor David Haslam, Chair of Nice 'Who needs GPs?' 'In a world of genomics, personalised medicine, and big data, is there any future for general practice?

10.30-10.45 Refreshment Break

10.45-11.15 Parallel Workshops - Session 1

11.30-12.00 Parallel Workshops - Session 2

12.10-12.40 Parallel Workshops - Session 3

12.45-13.30 Lunch

Afternoon Session

13.30-14.00 Parallel Workshops - Session 4

14.10 Guest Speaker: Professor Amanda Howe, President WONCA 'Why GP matters in health systems'

14.50 Refreshment break

15.10 Question Time:  Chaired by Professor John Howard, Head of Education and Quality for Primary and Community Care

16.10 Closing remarks: RCGP East Anglia Faculty, Dr Tony Palframan, Chair

16.15 Close and Evaluation

Course prerequisites

This event is organised by the East Anglia Faculty RCGP in association with the UEA GP Society.

This event is partly sponsored by HEE as well as other third party organisations.

The event is free for medical students and foundation doctors to attend.

Certificates of attendance available on the day.

Final programme and details will be emailed from the faculty office in Cambridge nearer the time.

Free parking in the West Car Park (parking permits provided).

Facilities

  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Wi-fi

Facilitator/Speakers

Dr Mark Attah FRCGP and Dr Tony Palframan FRCGP
Professor David Haslam, Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Professor Amanda Howe, President WONCA

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