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8 December 2020

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, Department of Dermatology, Guy’s Hospital
Kate Straughton, president, Faulty of Physician Associates

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

3:20pm  Prizegiving and closing remarks

3:30pm  Finish

Parallel session running 10:00am-3:30pm including:
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. 

We encourage abstract submissions on both COVID and non-COVID related topics that fall into one of the following categories:

- Quality Improvement
- Education
- Research
- Other

Submissions must be no longer than 150 words and must be a trainee led piece of work. 

Should your abstract be accepted, you will be invited to create a 2 minute presentation in video format, to be presented during the conference. Winners will be announced at the end of the conference, with a chance to win a free place at the RCP annual conference: Medicine 2021.

Submit your abstract by Sunday 18 October to join the competition.

Submit now

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.