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The Paediatric Foundation Conference

Course/Event Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021

Course/Event Duration: 1 Day

Course/Event Description


Are you interested in Paediatrics? Wanting to learn more about what a career in Paediatrics looks like from Paediatricians across different specialties? Thinking of applying to training and want top tips on your application and exams? Then look no further! The Paediatric Foundation Conference is set to be the first national paediatric conference aimed at and organised by foundation doctors.  

The conference will be taking place on Saturday 25TH September – it is a virtual event, jam-packed full of informative sessions all delivered by some incredible Paediatricians. The day will start at 8:30am – the morning sessions will be based around a general career in Paediatrics, advice on applications (including applying to competitive deaneries) and exam and interview advice; all delivered by current Paediatric trainees. There will also be sessions on advice for FY3, working less than full time and work/life balance in Paediatrics. The afternoon will be split into smaller sessions based on sub-specialties within Paediatrics and you are free to chose to attend depending on your interests – workshops include: 

  • Respiratory – led by Prof. Andrew Bush  
  • Gastroenterology – led by Dr Astor Rodrigues  
  • Endocrine – led by Dr Nadia Muhi-Iddin  
  • Cardiology – led by Dr Nicola Boyd  
  • Infectious diseases – led by Dr Aubrey Cunnington  
  • Neonatology – led by Dr Steve Jones  
  • PICU – led by Dr Khurram Mustafa  
  • PEM – led by Dr Damian Roland  
  • Community Paediatrics – led by Dr Fiona Blyth  

The day is set to be full of fantastic and informative talks which will hopefully enthuse you all to pursue a career in Paediatrics! 

The event is free to attend, just sign up using the following link - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-paediatric-foundation-conference-tickets-167344073629 

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We look forward to seeing you all there!  

The Paediatric Foundation Conference Team  

Course/Event Venue: Online

This course is targeted at the following specialty Groupings:

  • Foundation Programme Board

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