Wesleyan RSM trainee of the year final


Thursday 24 November 2016


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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about this event

The trainee of the year award is an opportunity for the RSM to celebrate all of the trainee prize winners from the previous academic year. This year we will be awarding prizes to both oral and poster finalists.
The 5 finalist Sections this year are;
  • Coloproctology
  • Dermatology
  • Laryngology & Rhinology
  • Lipids, metabolism & vascular risk
  • Radiology
Oral presenters
Five oral finalists will present for 10 minutes followed by a 5 minute Q&A session with the audience and finalist judges. The oral judges this year are: 
  • Mr B Sethia, President, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Professor Lesley Regan, President of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Sir Professor Simon Wessely, Honorary Fellow and President, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Professor Iain Hutchison, Chief Executive and Founder, Changing Faces
  • Dr Krishna Kasaraneni, Chair of Junior Advisory Board, Wesleyan 

The 5 finalists have an opportunity to win the following prizes:
  • 1st prize: £3,000 plus one years RSM membership
  • 2nd prize: £1,000 plus one years RSM membership
  • 3rd prize: £500 plus one years RSM membership

Poster presenters

Posters will be judged by Dr Kamran Abassi, Editor of the Journal of the RSM and Miss Kaji Sritharan, Associate Dean of the RSM. Prizes will be given to the top three posters:
  • 1st prize: £300 and certificate  
  • 2nd prize: £150 and certificate  
  • 3rd prize: £50 and certificate  

So come along to this fantastic evening to see both oral and poster finalists present, network with colleagues and celebrate the great achievements of all our prize winners from the academic year 2015/16.

Programme subject to change. 


5.30 pm

Registration, tea and coffee

Poster viewing and judging

6.15 pm

Welcome address

Mr B Sethia, President, Royal Society of Medicine

6.20 pm

Postoperative hypothermia and surgical site infection following peritoneal insufflation with warm, humidified carbon dioxide during laparoscopic colorectal surgery: A cohort study with cost effectiveness analysis

Mr Sam Mason, ST3 General Surgery, The ICENI Centre and Coloproctology Section, RSM

6.35 pm

Pharmaceutical screen identifies novel target processes for activation of autophagy which disrupt early events of HIV transmission

Dr Zahra Ahmed, Institute of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Dermatology Section, RSM

6.50 pm

Head and neck intra-tumour heterogeneity: From multi-region sampling to single cell sequencing

Mr Neeraj Sethi, ST7, Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology, University of Leeds and Laryngology & Rhinology Section, RSM

7.05 pm

Lipid-rich core quantification in carotid atherosclerosis using CMR T2 mapping - relation to clinical presentation and plaque macrophage activation

Dr Josh Chai, Interventional Cardiology Fellow and Research Fellow, University of Oxford and Lipids, Metabolism & Vascular Risk Section, RSM

7.20 pm

Comprehensive intra/extracellular myocardial structural and functional characterization of hypertensive heart disease phenotypes: Insights from advanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance relaxometry

Dr Jonathan Rodrigues, NIHR Bristol Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Bristol Heart Institute and Radiology Section, RSM

7.35 pm

Drinks reception with street food

Open to all delegates

8.00 pm

Announcement of prize winners

9.00 pm

Close of meeting

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