British Geriatrics Society 2014 Trainees Weekend

Category: Foundation - Other

Date: February 1st 2014 until February 2nd 2014

Location: The Forum, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter EX4 4SZ

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This annual 2 day weekend meeting is organised by geriatric medicine trainees, for geriatric medicine trainees to identify and address key training and learning points within the speciality. Built around the current curriculum needs and experiences of junior doctors training for a career in geriatric Medicine, it will see a mix of plenary presentations and workshops, a mock SCE exam, and practice consultant interviews.

Who should attend: • The meeting will be of benefit to all registrars training in geriatric medicine, and is targeted at them. • It may also benefit other specialist trainees who will come into regular contract with older people and are interested in the specialty: • Junior doctors training in related specialties • GP trainees • Core medical trainees considering a career in geriatric medicine

Why participate: • Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine • Hear focused presentations on all main areas of the geriatrics curriculum, & the latest scientific research from experienced British Geriatrics Society members and elected officers • Opportunity to sit mock SCE exam or attend practice consultant interviews with experienced interviewers • Small group sessions to target lesser covered curriculum areas • Network & socialise with other trainees, consultants and other healthcare professionals over 2 days