About this event

  • Date and time Wed 28 Nov 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Forensic and Legal Medicine

Calling all students and trainees
Now in its 5th year, this annual meeting will explore postgraduate subjects and common dilemmas in forensic and legal medicine.

This evening meeting will provide an insight into the various career paths that can be taken and what various careers will entail.

This event is a must by any student or trainee wanting to get into forensic medicine.

Topics include:

  • Develop skills and knowledge of forensic and legal medicine in areas applicable to daily practice
  • Common medico-legal dilemmas, issues around death certification
  • Procedures involved in the investigation of rape and sexual assault
  • Direction and careers advice to those looking to extend their involvement, or get into this area


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Christopher Clark, President, Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

What to do when – practical advice on forensic and legal issues

Dr Meng Aw–Yong, Medical Director, Metropolitan Police Service

Death certification process – tips for students and trainees

Dr Frances Cranfield, Immediate Past President, Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Panel discussion
Comfort break
Date rape and investigation of allegations of sexual assault

Dr Bernadette Butler, Clinical Education and Training Lead, The Havens, King's College Hospital

Forensic psychiatry: Psychiatry in the dock (and the cells)

Dr Christopher Clark

Panel discussion
Close of meeting and drinks reception


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