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Dates for the meetings of the 2017-2018 Session

Meeting dates

As agreed at the last AGM, meetings will be held on Wednesdays this year in the Medical School lecture theatre. The dates are as follows:

27th September 2017
Medical Detection Dogs
Mrs Wendy Coley BSc MSc
Registered Speaker and Charity Volunteer,
Medical Detection Dogs.
‘The Work of the Charity Medical Detection Dogs’

11th October 2017
Presidential Address
Dr Stuart Holloway MA (Cantab) MB BChir DRCGP DFFP PGCert FRCGP
Senior Partner, Macklin Street Surgery;
Associate Postgraduate Dean and Training Programme Director, Health Education England, working across the East Midlands;
Chair, Derbyshire Integrated Healthcare Foundation.
‘On Curiosity: Curiosity Cured the Cat’

25th October 2017
Professor Mark Caulfield FMedSci
Chief Scientist, Genomics England and Co-Director of William Harvey Research Institute
Queen Mary, University of London
‘100,000 Genomes’

8th November 2017
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Professor Peter Morris CBE
Professor of Physics at the University of Nottingham, and Head of the Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, Faculty of Science.
‘The Development of MRI in Nottingham’

22nd November 2017
Medical Education
Dr Rakesh Patel MBChB MRCP(UK) (Nephrology) MD MMEd SFHEA
Clinical Associate Professor in Medical Education & Honorary Consultant Nephrologist,
University of Nottingham & Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
‘Underperformance and Remediation in Medical Education’

6th December 2017
Royal College of Physicians
Professor Jane Dacre MD PRCP
President, Royal College of Physicians.
‘Interesting Times’

10th January 2018
Hand Transplant Surgery
Professor Simon Kay FRCS FRCS (Plas) FRCSE (Hon)
Consultant Plastic Surgeon,
Leeds General Infirmary
‘Hand Transplantation: the Future?’

24th January 2018
General Medical Council
Professor Sir Terence Stephenson
Chair, General Medical Council (UK) 2015-2018;
Nuffield Professor of Child Health, Institute of Child Health, UCL;
Honorary Consultant Paediatrician UCLH and Great Ormond Street.
‘The GMC as a 21st Century Patient Safety Organisation’

7th February 2018
Open Meeting
Mrs Sue Prince OBE DL
Contemporary British Folk Artist,
Beechenhill Farm, Ilam.
‘Painted Tales; the Shared Story and the Unfiltered View’

21st February 2018
Case Presentations & Elective Bursary Feedback
Doctors in Training

7th March 2018
Expedition Medicine
AGM of the Society
Dr Natalie Jinks MBChB MRCP
ST3 GP Registrar
Derby Specialty Training Programme in General Practice.
‘Tales of an Expedition Medic in Borneo’

10th March 2018 Derby Medical Society Dinner
Executive Drum, The Hilton, St Georges Park
Black Tie Event

21st March 2018
Royal College of General Practitioners
Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard PhD MSc MBBS DRCOG DFSRH FRCGP
Chair, Royal College of General Practitioners.
‘The Future of General Practice: Challenges and Opportunities’




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