About this event

  • Date and time Tue 16 Nov 2021 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Join us for the first event of Gut club 2021-22. This event will see medical students and junior doctors present their own research, clinical case or teaching. Delegates will also gain an understanding of how to investigate and manage anaemia. There will also be an opportunity to hear ‘words of wisdom’ from a renowned gastroenterologist.

The winner of the Gut Club Prize will also be announced on this day. To apply for this prize click here or scroll down to view application guidelines and prizes.

Can't make it to London? Click here to attend the live stream of this event.

During this event delegates will:

  • Gain experience in submitting and presenting audit/research/clinical cases for medical students and junior doctors

  • Understand the approach to investigating patients with anaemia 

  • Be able to interpret clinical investigations related to different types of anaemia, especially haematinics 

  • Gain insight into management and follow-up for patients with anaemia 

This meeting is a part of Gut club 2021-22
Gut club is a three-part series of in-person meetings which will deliver high-quality teaching on key topics in gastroenterology. Medical students and junior doctors will have the chance to learn from the careers of eminent and notable gastroenterologists as well as their fellow peers who will be given the opportunity to present research and cases relating to gastroenterology.

Second event: Gut club 2021-22: Interpreting liver function tests - Wednesday 23 March 2022 

Third event: Gut club 2021-22: An approach to chronic vomiting - Tuesday 18 October 2022

We would like to thank our sponsor PENTAX Medical for their support of this meeting. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

The funding from our meeting sponsors has enabled us to offer reduced delegate rates.

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View the programme here

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Key speaker presentation

Anaemia from a GI perspective

Dr Nick Wight, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sherwood Forest Hospitals

Question and answer

The Royal Society of Medicine Gut Club Prize presentations

Ten images in ten slides - a guide to interpreting radiological images encountered on a gastroenterology foundation job

Dr Philip Meakin, Foundation Doctor, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham 

A case of severe recital ulceration

Dr Kevin Kuriakose, Senior House Officer, Manchester Royal Infirmary

The predictive validity of nutritional status and indices of functional decline in determining survival in people with cirrhosis

Dr Priya Dhar, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Royal Berkshire Hospital  

Management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis in the first 24 hours — the bundle that delivers

Dr Chin Han Tan, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Royal Victoria Hospital 

Key speaker presentation

Lifetime in gastroenterology

Professor Michael JG Farthing, Honorary Professor, Medical School, University College London

Poster session and networking



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

Can't make it to London? Book the live stream here:

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Live stream: Gut club 2021-22: The gastroenterologist’s approach to anaemia

Join us on this live stream of the first event of Gut club 2021-22. This event will see medical students and junior doctors present on clinical trials and research in anaemia and gastroenterology, as well as provide the opportunity to hear from a renowned gastroenterologist. The winner of the Gut Club Prize will also be announced on this day.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Section: Gut Club Prize


1st prize - £100 and 50% discount on RSM membership for 1 year

Other: Runners-up will receive 50% discount on RSM membership for 1 year

Open to:
Medical students and pre-registrar junior doctors


Friday 18 February 2022 at 11:59pm


Wednesday 23 March 2022

Application guidelines:

Abstracts of no more than 250 words can be submitted by any medical student, FY1/2, IMT-clinical fellow, or pre-registrar junior doctor contemplating a career in gastroenterology or liver disease. They can cover any of the following areas:  

  • Clinical research (with the subheadings Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion)  
  • Quality Improvement (also with the subheadings Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion)  
  • Clinical case (to include a summary of the clinical course and brief discussion)  


(audit/QI, clinical research, a clinical case, or a piece of teaching).  

To submit an abstract for the first event please follow this link to the submissions page. Please note abstracts must be submitted before Thursday 10 February 2022. 

Submit here

Disclaimer: All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this event will close at 00:00am on Monday 15 November 2021Late registrations will not be accepted.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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