Training Days

See below planned SpR Rheumatology Training Days and other Speciality specific meetings, September 2022 - August 2023 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


Introduction to Rheumatology Anupama Nandagudi Tegwen Ecclestone and Michael Chen Xu F2F - British Racing School


Ultrasound TBC Hoda Al Koky F2F - Southend


Metabolic Bone TBC Ghazal Ansari and Warda Mushtaq Virtual


Combined with ERNAD Frances Hall Tegwen Ecclestone and Michael Chen Xu F2F - British Racing School
09/03/2023 Paediatric Rheumatology & transitional Care TBC

Hassan Naeem and Mikalena Xenophontos

25/05/2023 LVV, PMR and the shoulder TBC Arslan Ather and Qurat Ul Ain Amjad

F2F- venue to be confirmed

20/07/2023 Access All Areas (Research theme) TBC Jordan Tsigarides and Saad Ahmed



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 ENRAD meetings please contact Colin Ransom or Jasmin Colledge (Specialised Rheumatology ENRAD Coordinator and Analyst) to be added to the mailing list. ( or

N.B. If not receiving invitations/links for EARS meetings please contact Muhammad Nisar (EARS Secretary) 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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