Posted February 16th 2024 (4 months ago)

Foundation School Bulletin

BSACI Medical Scholarship Scheme - Now Open

The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) is offering scholarships for medical trainees in the UK to attend the BSACI 2024 Annual Conference in Harrogate from Wednesday 02 October – Saturday 05 October 2024. 

To increase awareness and interest in Allergy as a specialty, BSACI is offering up to 15 scholarships for FY2 doctors, IMT and ST1-3 adult trainees in the UK to attend the BSACI Annual Conference.

Information about the meeting and scholarships can be found here  

Details of the award: 

  1. Open to FY2 doctors, IMT and ST1-3 adult trainees with an interest in or considering a career in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  2. The BSACI will cover conference fees, hotel accommodation and reimburse up to £140 in travel expenses
  3. The application involves supplying a 300-word statement detailing why the applicant would benefit from this scholarship with a supporting letter from their current supervisor. Applicants are requested to show how they can help increase awareness of the speciality of allergy either within their department or with other trainees after the conference, such as a grand round presentation, a trainee learning event or a department meeting
  4. Abstract submission for the conference is encouraged but is not a requirement
  5. Submissions must be emailed to tamara@bsaci.org no later than Friday 19 July 2024
  6. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 02August 2024


Please email tamara@bsaci.org or call on 020 7501 3910 if you have any questions.

Living and Learning from mistakes: A course for doctors-in-training

This free course is being organised by Professional Support and Wellbeing (PSW), to be held Wednesday 1 May 2024 at Taunton Rugby Club. The programme will be available soon; in the meantime the date is being advertised so those interested can book study leave.

National Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Poster Competition 2024

Deadline 6th March 2024 – details and online entry form here:
http://www.bristolpatientsafety.com/poster-competition.html

There is space for up to 160 poster places at this online conference.

Successful entries receive:

  • An invitation to give a live oral poster presentation* at our online conference on 15th May 2024
  • A discounted delegate rate of £179 (no VAT), co-authors entitled to same rate
  • National poster competition oral presentation certificate
  • Opportunity to win a first or second prize in each themed group of 10 posters

*2.5-minute oral presentation followed by judge-led Q&A

Who should apply?: junior doctors, nurses, midwives, consultants, AHPs, GPs, medical students and those working in care settings among others