Overview

This symposium is aimed at RCPath fellows, members, trainees, medical students and others interested in the range of pathology specialties in Northern Ireland. Delegates will hear presentations about upcoming themes in the field of pathology and share some of the great developments happening in Northern Ireland. They will hear from the President Dr Suzy Lishman and President-elect Professor Jo Martin and find out what the College does in Northern Ireland. Trainees will have the opportunity to meet with the President and discuss any relevant matters.  

This is a Free event, but we do require formal registration. If you wish to book please email us.

 

Programme

09:30

Meeting opened

Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer and Prof Ken Mills, Chair RCPath NI Regional Council

09:45

Point of Care Testing:

Dr Mark Lynch, Western Trust

10.05

Digital Pathology

Prof Peter Hamilton, Philips and Queen’s University Belfast

10.30

Trainee research

Dr Aislinn Stevens , Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

10.45

Coffee break

11.10

Keynote on Genomic pathology:

Prof David Gonzalez, Queen’s University Belfast

12.00

College president address:

Dr Suzy Lishman, President of the Royal College of Pathologists

12:40

Vision for the future:

Prof Jo Martin, President elect of the Royal College of Pathologists

13:10

Lunch in the foyer of the Postgraduate Centre

14:00

President meets trainees in the Postgraduate Centre seminar room

Location

The event will be held at the Postgraduate Medical Centre, Belfast City Hospital Belfast BT9 7AP