Overview

The aim of this educational meeting is to provide updated information on changes to the future of medical training and is relevant to all those involved in the delivery of pathology training – including trainers, assessors, and senior trainees preparing to become a consultant trainer. 

 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

You may claim a maximum of 5 CPD credits in the professional category for full attendance at this meeting.  CPD certificates will be provided.  Participation in this meeting will provide supporting evidence towards meeting the GMC standards for ongoing Trainer recognition.

Programme

PLENARY SESSION 1

09:30

Arrival, registration and refreshments

10:00

Welcome and introductions

Chairperson - Professor Tim Helliwell, Vice President for Learning, RCPath

10:05

Wellbeing of Junior Doctors

Professor Sheona MacLeod, Postgraduate Dean and Chair of Health Education England’s Postgraduate Deans

10:30

Changes to the GMC Standards for Postgraduate Training and Regulated Credentials and implementing Generic Professional Capabilities

Professor Ian Curran, Assistant Director of Education & Standards, GMC

11:00

What the new standards mean for the RCPath

Joanne Brinklow, Head of Educational Standards, RCPath

11:10

Questions and answers

Panel members will include all speakers

11:30

BREAK

11:50

Examinations – a pan-pathology perspective

Dr Andrew Day, Director of Examinations, RCPath

12:20

Simulation based education – opportunities for pathology training

Professor Philip Cachia, Director of Training and Assessment, RCPath

Professor Ian Curran, Assistant Director of Education & Standards, GMC

12.50

Questions and answers

Panel members will include all speakers

1:00

BUFFET LUNCH AND NETWORKING

PLENARY SESSION 2

2.00

Genomics, molecular pathology, CM Path and the 100,000 genome project

Professor Louise Jones, Professor of Breast Pathology, Barts and the London

2.45

Latest in molecular virology diagnostics

Dr Malur Sudhanva, Consultant Virologist, Kings College Hospital

3:15

Questions and answers

Panel members will include all speakers

3.30

Summing up

Chairperson - Professor Tim Helliwell, Vice President for Learning, RCPath

3.45

Questions and answers

Panel members will include all speakers

4:00

Close

Registration Fees

Consultants £75.00

Trainees £60.00

Location

To be held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3RA