Update in medicine - Brighton

When and where

1 May 2020
Hilton Brighton Metropole

Update in medicine - Brighton

The Update in medicine – Brighton will take place on Friday 1 May 2020 at Hilton Brighton Metropole.  This popular annual meeting includes an open forum with Professor Andrew Goddard, president of the RCP, and presentations from leading experts.

Poster competition

This event will also feature a poster competition for trainees. If you would like to submit an abstract, please complete the online form.  Deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 6 March 2020.

RCP membership

RCP members benefit from discounted delegate rates at conferences, training and events. For more information on becoming a member please click here.


Conference programme

Heart failure
Dr Susan Ellery, consultant cardiologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

Acute renal failure
Dr Clare Castledine, consultant nephrologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

The metabolic management of cardiovascular disease – from new drugs to metabolic surgery
Dr Lorraine Albon, consultant in diabetes, endocrinology, general and bariatric medicine, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Open Forum
Professor Andrew Goddard, RCP president

KSS Turner-Warwick winning lecture

Dr Elena Mucci, consultant geriatric medicine, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Women and careers in medicine
Dr Anna Crown, consultant endocrinologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

Dodgy pathology results on call
Dr Kate Shipman, consultant chemical pathologist, Western Sussex Hospitals

Acute dermatology related to general medicine
Dr Russell Emerson, consultant dermatologist, Sussex Community Dermatology Service

Management of inflammatory bowel disease
Dr Melissa Smith, consultant gastroenterologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals