About this event

  • Date and time Fri 28 Feb 2020 from 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Cardiology

This is the fourth day of the General Day series for Cardiology.

Please ensure you book in advance up until 12:00 am the day before, as moving forward future Cardiology events will be subject to a price increase should you book on arrival.

We would like to thank our exhibitor:


Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.



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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and overview

Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer, Consultant Cardiologist

Why choose to do research? How research is important for cardiology and for your career?

Dr Ramzi Khamis, Consultant Cardiologist, Imperial College London

Where should research fit into your training programme? What kinds of research are available? Who are the funding bodies and their deadlines, fitting it into your programme

Professor Mark Westwood, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health

How to write a grant application and dealing with rejection

Professor Dorian Haskard, Imperial College London

Tea and coffee break
How to write a paper. What the journals look for

Jessamy Bagenal, The Lancet

My experience with a career in Research as an Academic Clinician

Dr Rasha Al-Lamee

Cardio-Oncology - An update on the latest research

Dr Arjun Ghosh, Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiac Amyloid: Imaging and new treatment options

Dr Marianna Fontana, Consultant Cardiologist

How to find a supervisor and a project

Dr Haseeb Rahman, Cardiology Research Fellow, BHF

My experience in writing a grant. How to prepare for research interview

Dr Chris Rajkumar, Cardiology Research Fellow, MRC Trust

My experience in the first year of my PhD - what I wish I had known in ST3

Dr James Howard, Cardiology Research Fellow, Wellcome Trust

Tea and coffee break
Writing up your PhD or MD thesis. My experience in preparing for a Viva

Dr Chris Cook, Cardiology Registrar

Top tips for patient recruitment

Dr Alex Nowbar, Cardiology Research Fellow

How to establish a research programme in a clinical post

Dr Tim Kinnaird, University of Cardiff

How to make a success of industry sponsored trials

Dr Derek Connolly

Closing remarks

Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer and Dr Rasha Al-Lamee, Consultant Cardiologists

Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom