Training Days

See below planned SpR Rheumatology Training Days and other Speciality specific meetings, September 2021 - August 2022 cycle.

In addition, this page contains other non-compulsory training opportunities - if you know of any events not yet advertised here that may be of use to the group please contact Fiona Coath or Tegwen Ecclestone to add.



Rheumatology SpR Training Days (Mandatory):


Theme Supervising Consultant Organising Registrar Type


Rheumatology Essentials Dr Borg, Dr Nandagundi, Dr Ellis Fiona Coath, Tegwen Ecclestone Rheum SpR Training Day (Virtual)


Spondyloarthritis Academy Dr Jadon, Prof Gaffney N/A Combined with SpA Academy (BRS)


Early Inflammatory Arthritis TBC Ghazal Ansari, Vera Saulite Rheum SpR Training Day (Virtual)


Rare Autoimmune Diseases Dr Hall, Dr Jordan N/A Combined with ENRAD (BRS)
17/03/2022 Access All Areas TBC

Ben Artman, Kapil Garg

Rheum SpR Training Day (Virtual)
19/05/2022 CTD - Complicated Sjogrens and Myositis Dr Ntatsaki Arslan Ather, Sarah Fordham

Rheum SpR Training Day (BRS)

21/07/2022 Small/Medium Vessel Vasculitis Dr Mukhtyar Michael Chen-Xu, Hassan Naeem

Rheum SpR Training Day (BRS)


EARS Meetings:

Date Theme and Organisers Location
3th September 2021 EARS Autumn Meeting - W. Herts Virtual
3rd December 2021 EARS Winter Meeting - Kings Lynn Virtual
4th March 2022 EARS Spring Meeting - West Herts Virtual
24th June 2022 EARS Summer Meeting - Cambridge TBC - Virtual/BRS
2nd September 2022 EARS Autumn Meeting - Colchester TBC - Virtual/BRS
2nd December 2022 EARS Winter Meeting - Luton & Dunstable TBC - Virtual/BRS


N.B. If not receiving invitations/links for EARS and ENRAD meetings please contact Colin Ransom (Specialised Rheumatology ENRAD Coordinator and Analyst) to be added to the mailing list. (


CHEERS Meetings (Paediatric Rheumatology):

Date Meeting Location
TBC TBC for 2021-22 circuit -


ENRAD  training days (not including those merged with SpR training days):

Date Meeting Location
1st July 2022 Summer Meeting - Chelmsford Virtual


Additional External Rheumatology Conferences:

Date Meeting Location
19th - 20th October 2021 BSR Case Conference (Day 2 paediatric and adolescent) Virtual
5th - 9th Nov 2021 ACR 2021 Virtual / San Francisco Moscone Ctr
25th - 26th April 2022 BSR Annual Conference 2022 Glasgow & Online
1st - 4th June 2022 EULAR Copenhagen & Online

N.B. The above conferences currently require aspirational leave if applying for funding from the SpR study budget


GIM Training Days:

Please see GIM page for deanery led GIM training days

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