Information Bulletin – 19/09/2019
National Foundation Doctors Presentation Day
The National Foundation Doctors Presentation Day will be taking place on Friday 10th January 2020.
You are invited to submit abstracts relating to research, clinical case reports, education, sustainability or quality improvement work undertaken during your Foundation Programme training.
The abstract should not be more than 200 words in length (excluding references)
Please use the following headings:
- Background (context setting)
Any references quoted in the abstract should be listed at the end, using the Vancouver reference style.
Abstract submissions will be presented as oral or poster presentations. Applications describing work in progress are eligible.
Deadline for abstracts is 12:00 Midnight Thursday 31st October 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Multiple applications will be accepted up to a maximum of three abstracts per presenting author.
- Oral Presentations: Oral presentations will be 10 minutes exactly, 8 minutes to present and 2 minutes for questions. Please note that a maximum of 20 abstracts will be accepted for oral presentations, but all submissions will be considered for posters.
- Poster Presentations: You will be given 3 minutes to talk through your poster to the judges.
- Posters should be printed as A2 size only, if you bring a poster bigger than the required size you may not be able to present on the day.
- All abstracts submitted will be considered for both oral and poster presentations.
Successful applicants will be invited to register from Wednesday 13th November.
'How to Get Into Radiology’ Radiology Application Preparation Course
**Limited number of places remaining**
Mersey School of Radiology will be running the “How to Get Into Radiology’ Radiology Application Preparation Course at the Liverpool Medical Institute on Friday 1st November 2019. The course is aimed at junior doctors pursuing a career in Clinical Radiology. The intensive one-day course will maximise your chances of gaining an ST1 post using targeted lectures, one-to-one CV workshops, interview preparation stations and top tips from successful radiology applicants from the 2019 cohort.
Attached is the course flyer and provisional timetable for the day.
New for 2019, we will be running a poster competition with prizes available. There are two categories which are titled 'My Radiology Journey' and 'A radiology-based audit'. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in producing educational posters for display and to boost your CV! Please see the abstract submission guidance attached.
Our website address is www.lmi.org.uk/htgir where registration is available now. Early registration is advisable as places are limited. Please also feel free to get in touch with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope this may be of interest to you all. Please do not hesitate to get in contact for any further information regarding the course.
Dr David Garbera and Dr Mohamed Chunara ST5, North West School of Radiology (Mersey)
On Behalf of the HTGIR 2019 Course Committee
takeAIM national conference
Find out more about a career in Acute Medicine at our takeAIM national conference
Saturday 2nd November
Hilton Doubletree, Bristol City Centre
Tickets £75 (£35 undergraduates/AHP's)
- The pregnant woman on AMU
- Pleural disease in acute medicine
- Stroke in acute medicine
- Cases from the front door
- Point of care ultrasound workshop
- Decision making workshop
- What makes Acute Medicine amazing
- Career planning
Registration now open at: www.eventsforce.net/takeaimbristol2019
takeAIM Bristol is also a great opportunity to present a poster at a national conference. Upload your abstract now at: www.eventsforce.net/takeaimbristol2019
See you there!
Mind the Bleep
Mind the Bleep is a free FY1 Doctor Wikipedia project to any doctors/professionals that would be interested in writing (or reading) articles for first year doctors. The aim is to provide support & information to FY1s because as we all know the jump can be incredibly difficult!
Mind the Bleep is a Wikipedia-like site for FY1s that's been developed in the last 2 months with great success:
- over 580 doctors have joined to write articles (46 published so far!)
- over 20,000 views
- over 5300 new users