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3rd National Undergraduate Conference

Written by Amar Puttanna on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 10:23.

Edinburgh University's Endocrinology Society is proud to present their 3rd National Undergraduate Conference 2018

The Endocrinology of Sex and Gender in Medicine. 

This is an opportunity to get your medical students interested in the specialty and get more experience as well as present any abstracts. Please encourage your students to apply!

This fascinating conference will take place on the 17th February 2018 in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and will cover a spectacular range of topics including: 

- Fertility preservation
Transgender patient experiences regarding the choice hormone therapy.
- The effects of military training on the female endocrine system. 
LGBTQ+ issues in paediatrics
- Workshops on female and male fertility.  
 

There is also the opportunity to present your own poster and an oral presentation will be offered to the best abstracts. Abstracts are welcome from any area of research related to endocrinology, diabetes, hormones, sex or gender.

Please send your abstracts to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Check out the Facebook event to keep up to date: https://www.facebook.com/events/816125435235073/

This is a great opportunity to network and find out more on the fascinating speciality of Endocrinology and Diabetes. An event not to be missed!"
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UEMS European Exchange in Endocrinology Expertise ‘EEE Grants’

Written by Shinton on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 14:31.

The European Union of Medical Specialists (Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes – UEMS), a non-governmental organisation representing national associations of medical specialists in the European Union, are offering trainees in adult Endocrinology an exchange programme within Europe. If selected, a trainee can spend 2-6 months training in a centre of excellence in Europe. This includes working with some imminent doctors in major centres in Dublin for endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, for example Mark Sherlock in Tallaght hospital, Donald O'Shea in St Vincent's University Hospital and Chris Thompson in Beaumont Hospital.

 

http://www.uems-endocrinology.com/

 

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Oxford Endocrinology Masterclass 25-26 Sept 2017

Written by Jason Cheung on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:20.

The Oxford Endocrinology Masterclass will take place on 25th and 26th September 2017, at St Catherine’s College, Oxford.

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YDEF Retinopathy Course

Written by Milan Piya on Saturday, 18 February 2012 23:02.

Our course has been oversubscribed yet again! Any further applications will be put on a waiting list.

Back by popular demand and here to stay!

Struggling with retinal photograph interpretation? Informed you need a greater awareness of retinal screening services at your ARCP?

If you’ve been told to keep an eye on your retinal screening skills, then look no further than the YDEF’s annual retinopathy course at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Monday 27th- Tuesday 28th November 2017. 

Registration is closed full programme here!! 

Click here to apply

Don't forget to send the £50 cheque deposit (see below)!

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ABCD meeting for SpRs

Written by Amar Puttanna on Sunday, 01 October 2017 22:02.

ABCD Meeting for SpR’s

When: 10th & 11th November 2017

Where: Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London

Apply here

The meeting will start on the evening of Friday 10th and runs until lunchtime on Saturday 11th November, following on from the ABCD Autumn Meeting (to which SpR’s are invited). The number of delegates is limited to 25 and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. The meeting is only open to members of ABCD, and membership applications will be accepted at registration. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel are provided if required.

This will again consist of “Meet the Expert” sessions where topical areas in diabetes and endocrinology can be discussed in a small group format. In addition research and case presentations are invited and the best four will be selected for presentation. The ABCD SpR Training Award will be given to the best of these presentations. This award of £1000 will go towards attendance at an international meeting. 

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ABCD-YDEF-Consultant Development Programme

Written by Roselle Herring on Saturday, 18 February 2017 22:25.

ABCD Consultant Development Programmes is designed to reinvigorate the learning of the non-clinical aspects of being a consultant. This replaces the YDEF led King's Fund Management Course. It will be held for a week from the 27th November to 1st December 2017 at the Park Regis Birmingham Hotel.

 

Registration is now open.


 

Places are limited to ensure a dynamic and interactive group.

Only ABCD members can be allocated places. Membership fees for ABCD are £75 per year and membership gives you discounted registration for ABCD scientific sessions. Please note: ABCD membership numbers cannot be given instantly and may take a few weeks. If the course is oversubscribed we will give priority to those in their final year of training and those newly appointed consultants.To apply for ABCD membership please click HERE

The cost per head is over £1500. We are able to offer it to ABCD members for £325 including accommodation and meals (you will need to fund your own travel expenses). Payment is by credit or debit card via Paypal  or you can pay by cheque or bank transfer.

A place will only be confirmed once your ABCD membership has been verified. Priority will be given to trainees in their final year of training that submit complete applications and send payment.

Please note that you are expected to attend all sessions on each day of the programme and we cannot accept requests to attend part of the course only.

The course has been developed for ABCD by Prof. Dev Singh, Consultant Physician Diabetes & Endocrinology & Medical Director of The Academic Institute of Medicine, and Mr Keith Whitfield of Ultimate Performance, and ILM training centre. Together they have also run the highly succesful ABCD National Diabetes Consultant Mentorship Programme. Feel free to contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information

Apply here


When
 27th November 2017 12:00 PM   through    1st December 2017 12:30 PM 

Location

Park Regis Birmingham
160 Broad Street
 Five Ways
Birmingham, B1 1BT

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'Keep your Career Sweet' National Diabetes & Endocrinology Taster Day

Written by Amar Puttanna on Monday, 24 July 2017 12:54.

                                                                                      

 

**THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST, WE HAVE FILLED ALL AVAILABLE PLACES! If you would like to be placed on the waiting list please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.**


Diabetes and Endocrinology is a fantastic speciality and we at the YDEF have teamed up with SfE and ABCD to spread that message! Join us for the National Diabetes and Endocrinology Taster Day; 'Keep Your Career Sweet' with an eminent, inspirational faculty.

Date: Saturday 30th September 2017

Time: 9am – 4pm

Venue: University of Birmingham Conference Centre

Cost: Free

 

***Free passmedicine subscription for all attendees www.passmedicine.com***

If you are a specialist -please ask your medical students, foundation year and core medical trainees to apply and get in touch if you would like to get involved This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This meeting is supported by funding from Novo Nordisk, Astra Zeneca, MDU and Wesleyan.

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