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RCP trainees conference

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8 December 2020

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RCP trainees conference

Brought to you by the RCP trainees committee, this 1-day conference will provide trainees of all career grades with up to 6 hours of clinical learning. Delegates will enjoy engaging and interactive sessions led by medical leaders and earn up to 6 CPD credits.

Your fee covers access to the full conference, which you can watch live and on-demand for up to 30 days.

How to register

The event will be held online on the RCP Player and will be available to watch and claim CPD for 30 days after.

Register by clicking 'book now'.


10:00am  Welcome
Professor Andrew Goddard, president, Royal College of Physicians

10:10am  Homeless healthcare
Dr Pippa Medcalf, consultant physician in acute medicine, Gloucester Royal Hospital and lead for homeless and inclusion health, Royal College of Physicians

10:55am  Break

11:00am  Inclusion in training panel session
Dr Colleen McGregor, clinical researcher, Experimental Medicine Division, University of Oxford
Dr Johnny Boylan, ST6 genitourinary medicine and SW leadership fellow, Royal College of Physicians
Dr Rose Penfold, academic clinical fellow in geriatric medicine in South East London and RCP trainees committee CMT respresentative 

12:00pm   Break

12:15pm  Physician associates - friends or foes?
Dr Sina Ghadiri, ST3 specialty registrar in dermatology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Amy Tullin, physician associate in emergency medicine, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

1:15pm  Break

1:45pm  Rapid evidence assimilation and dissemination 
Professor Trish Greenhalgh, professor of primary care health sciences, University of Oxford

2:30pm  Break

2:35pm  Healthcare ethics in a pandemic
Dr Alexis Paton, lecturer in social epidemiology and the sociology of health, Aston Medical School and chair of ethical issues in medicine, Royal College of Physicians

3:20pm  Prizegiving and closing remarks

3:30pm  Finish

Additional content will be available including:

2 additional hours of clinical cases

Meet the speakers - extended speaker Q&A

Video abstract viewing

Submit an abstract

This event will host our first ever virtual abstract competition! Whether it’s a finished project or ongoing piece of work, we want to hear from you. 

Abstract submissions have now closed. Look out for the presentations at the conference!

RCP Player

For more digital content please visit the RCP Player, our new on-demand streaming service.  RCP Player started off as a learning resource to support our members and wider NHS workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is fast becoming a new digital channel that can be accessed, wherever and whenever.