About this event

  • Date and time Fri 28 Jun 2019 from 9:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

This is the first dedicated emergency medicine CPD event solely catered around modern and innovative methods of learning and education, delivered by key experts in the field.   

Join us to gain a greater understanding of the pros and cons of e-learning. You'll get to grips with teaching on the shop floor and different types of learning, as well as gain an appreciation of the importance of wellbeing in modern emergency medicine. 


Key speakers

Dr Ken Milne

Chief of Staff at South Huron Hospital Association in Exeter, Ontario, Canada

Dr Kirsty Challen

Contributor to The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine

Dr Chris Walsh

Head of e-learning for Royal College of Emergency Medicine


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and Introduction

Session one

Mind the knowledge translation gap

Dr. William (Ken) Milne , Chief of Staff, South Huron Hospital Association Exeter, Ontario, Canada

Teaching busy people in busy places

Dr Scott Carrington, Clinical Teaching Fellow, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Managing the trainee in trouble

Dr David Hartin, Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Ipswich Hospital, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Wellness in emergency medicine

Dr Rebecca Thorpe, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust


Panel discussion
Lunch ( also Annual General Meeting for Section members only)

Session three

Welcome back

Dr Francoise Ticehurst, Honorary Secretary, Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Schwartz rounds: can you teach compassion?

Dr Anu Mitra, Consultant Emergency Physician, Imperial College London Healthcare NHS Trust

Paper in a pic

Dr Kirsty Challen, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Digital education and emergency medicine

Dr Chris Walsh, Head of e-learning and Development, The Law Society

Tea and coffee break

Session four - Prize presentations

The effect of prehospital adrenaline for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis

Ka Ting Ng

The use of Dynamic Simulation Modelling to improve Emergency Department efficiency

Charlotte Maden

Acclimatisation: common learning from an elective spanning Wilderness, Pre-Hospital and Emergency Medicine

George Vaughan

Close of meeting


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