1st CESR Conference HEE South West
For SAS, Trust Grade & other interested doctors
Tuesday 23rd February 2021
Online via Microsoft Teams

08:45 Meeting Room opens
09:00 – 09:15 Dean’s welcome and introductions
Dr Geoff Smith – Regional Postgraduate Dean (HEE South West)
09:15 - 09:25 Conference introduction & format
Dr Imran Saif - Associate Dean(HEE South West)
09:30 – 10:30 Plenary 1:  GMC - CESR & CESR (CP) - Current situation and direction of travel
Faye Macdonald and Jessica Betts - 
Specialist Applications Manager and Specialist Applications Team Coordinator
10:30 – 11:00 Plenary 1:  Q&A session
Comfort break (11:00 – 11:15)







11:15 - 13:00

12 Workshops (all running simultaneously)
Royal College of Psychiatry
Dr Nandini Chakraborty & Elizabeth Boxall
(Associate Dean for Equivalence and CESR & Training Coordinator)
Joint Committee on Surgical Training
Megan Wilson
(Head of CESR and Policy)
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Dr Richard Nicholl and Ben Harper
(Co-Chair of the CESR Committee and Training Services Administrator)
Royal College of Physicians
Dr Jyoti Baharani
(RCP Censor)
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Dr Anjum Ahmed-Nusrath & Chris Scorer
Equivalence (CESR) Committee member and Specialty Training Administrator
Coaching: Self-confidence and time management
Kitty Heardman
(Language and Communication skills and examinations coach, HEE)
Royal College of Emergency Medicine
Dr Ryan Hobbs&Daniah Ahmed
(CESR Panel Member& CESR Officer)
Royal College of Radiologists
Ruth Gibson
(Equivalence Officer)
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Mrs Malini Prasad
(Senior Equivalence officer)
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Ms Fiona Spencer
(Chair of training)
Royal College of Pathologists
Dr Neha Delal
(Deputy Chair of CESR Credentials Panel)
CV Writing Skills
Sarah Taylor
(Career Planning Manager)
                          Lunch break (13:00 – 14:00)
14:00 – 14:30 Plenary 2: CESR - Outside the box approach
Dr Daniel Boden - Emergency Medicine Consultant & HEE Emergency Medicine SAS Lead
14:30 – 15:00 Plenary 2: Q&A session
                         Comfort break (15:00 – 15:15)
15:15 – 16:15 Plenary 3: CESR Stories
CESR Applicants sharing their experiences and challenges
16:15 - 16:45 Plenary 3: Q&A session
                        Thanks, & end of conference