Upcoming Dates for the Diary


General Internal Medicine

A list of GIM training days can be found here:  https://heeoe.hee.nhs.uk/medicine/higher-specialty-programmes/general-internal-medicine

Other resources are available to help with your curriculum and portfolio needs.

The Royal College of Physicians hold regular events which may be of interest (https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events) and so does the Royal Society of Medicine (https://www.rsm.ac.uk/search-results/?PageTypes=Event). Both of these are very good for GIM teaching!

The British Medical Association has webinars and courses available for members, including on career development: http://https://www.bma.org.uk/learning-and-development.
(Note - HEEOE provides free access to the BMJ Best Practice app, which is very useful on call, to all trainees whether or not they are BMA members.  Details here: https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/library-knowledge-services/hee-bmj-best-practice-comms-resources)


Geriatric Medicine

The British Geriatric Society also hold regular local and national meetings.  Full details are available here (https://www.bgs.org.uk/events) and include meetings on specialist areas, regional meetings, and anciliary skills (e.g. research, leadership, teaching, QI)

Some upcoming examples
- BGS Quality Improvement Project Weekend Short Course
- BGS Spring Meeting

For other key geriatric medicine topics, consider:
- The Bone Research Society (https://boneresearchsociety.org/meeting/brs2021online/)
- Futurelearn has a 4 week course about perioperative medicine (https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/perioperative-medicine)
- The UCLH institute of Neurology does an annual movement disorders course in Queens' Square (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ion/)


Research and Leadership Courses

Research Methodology Courses

The NIHR runs a "Good Clinical Practice" course aimed at proper recruitment and management of clinical trials - access here

The Cambridge Clinical Research Facility is a great place to do a research course, but tends to only have one per year so book early! https://cambridge.crf.nihr.ac.uk/education-and-training/courses/
NB: There is a "Research Skills for Clinicians" course being run on the 4th-5th February 2023 - for more details contact Chiara Macor of the NIHR Cambridge Clinical Research Facility (chiara.macor@nhs.net) ; £160 deposit needed, fully refundable on completion of course

The University of Liverpool Research Methodology Course - check this link here regularly for details
Oxford Research Methods and Skills - access here

Leadership Courses 

Leadership course: the East of England now use The Leadership Ladder, an online course hosted on Bridge, as its leadership course for ARCP requirements.  It is available here: https://heeoe.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training/leadership-hub/hee-eoe-leadership-ladder
If you have a particular interest in leadership, other courses can still be applied for through aspirational study leave.


28th September 2022

Location - CUH 

19th October 2022

Location: NNUH

24th November 2022

Location: Watford
Topic: Continence

19th January 2023

Topic: Nutrition
Location: Ipswich

24th February 2023

Topic: "-ologies" (specialty medicine for the geriatric patient)
Location: Lister Hospital, Stevenage

29th March 2023

Location: Broomfield
Topic: TBC

25th April 2023

Location and topic TBC

12th May 2023
28th June 2023

Location and topic TBC

21st July 2023

Location and topic TBC

Saturday, 21 November, 2020
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