This exciting one-day conference is organised by and for clinical academic trainees and will provide a national forum in which to network, learn how to make the most of your academic training and develop your career.
Highlights of the day include:
- Keynote address from Professor Lucy Chappell of King’s College London, considering the complexities of clinical academic career progression.
- Keynote presentation from Dr Amara Nwosu, reflecting on his career as an academic trainee and the challenges he has overcome.
- Opportunities to personalise the programme to meet your needs with a choice of workshops focussing on different career challenges.
Who should attend?
Academic trainees of all levels, from all parts of the UK and those considering an academic career and medical students undertaking an MBPhD.
The conference includes keynote speeches, panel sessions and workshops, as well as a networking drinks reception at the close of the conference to enable more informal discussions.
You will be able to attend two of the following workshops. Places in each workshop are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please list your preferences on the booking form and we will make every effort to allocate you to your preferred sessions.
Making the most of your academic career…
- With the pharmaceutical industry
- While working less than full time
- While working overseas
- Using creative methods to support your own wellbeing
- With a long-term health condition
- Working with the media
- As a dental academic trainee
Election to the BMA join academic trainees subcommittee
During the conference, four academic trainees will be elected by the conference to the BMA joint academic trainees subcommittee. All attendees may take part in the election. Nomination is open to academic trainees who have no other BMA involvement. For more information please email [email protected].
Academic trainees listserver
A listserver (or group email) is available to allow continued discussion of important issues after the conference. Members are invited to post on the listserver any issues of interest to academic trainees and the BMA medical academic staff committee will also disseminate information via the listserver. Please indicate on the registration form whether or not you wish to join the listserver.
Care facilities can be provided in line with the BMA’s family friendly policy. If you would like to make use of the facilities, please contact BMA conferences for more information. The facilities will only be provided subject to demand, and requirements must be advised by Friday 11 January 2019 at the latest.