About this event

  • Date and time Wed 11 May 2022 from 10:00am to 2:40pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Gastroenterology and Hepatology

In this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to join a series of Consultant Radiologists specialising in gastroenterology to explore the role of radiology in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disease.   

Then,  trainees will be invited to present their own clinical cases and research with an interactive Q&A session.  Join us to engage in a discussion of complex clinical cases and prize-winning research presentations.

During this webinar you will:

  • Identify any gaps in knowledge and develop areas for growth. 
  • Understand the range of radiological modalities available in gastrointestinal disease. 
  • Revise key radiological knowledge for the Speciality Certificate Examination 
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the role of imaging and radiological intervention in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Hepatobiliary Disease 

Students and trainees will have the opportunity to submit cases to the gastroenterology and hepatology section prize and to present their work at this meeting. 

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section Prize


  • Clinical case: 1st prize - £100 and one year's free RSM membership; 2nd prize - £50 and one year's free RSM membership
  • Research prize:  £100 and one year's free RSM membership

Submission deadline

Wednesday 6 April 2022 at 11:59pm

Meeting date

Wednesday 11 May 2022 

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words, on either an interesting/ challenging clinical case or research on any aspect of gastroenterology or hepatology –

  • Clinical cases: The abstract should describe the presentation, investigations and management of the clinical case. The author should discuss the significance or relevance.
  • Research abstracts: Any original research including literature review is accepted. Abstract should contain the title, introduction, method, results and discussion.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their abstract as a poster or oral presentation.

Abstracts selected for oral presentation should be presented in 'Grand Round' style with multiple choice option Q&A during the presentation to allow audience participation.

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Key speakers

Dr Nirav Patel

Consultant Radiologist, St George's University Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Nirav Patel graduated from Barts and the London Medical School in 2010 and underwent specialist training in radiology in Wessex Deanery with subspecialist interests in gastrointestinal and oncology imaging based at Southampton and Basingstoke. He was appointed as a Consultant Radiologist at St George’s University Hospital in 2017 and has specialist interests in abdominal, oncology and emergency imaging. He enjoys teaching at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level and is the Clinical Supervisor for GI radiology training in St Georges Radiology training scheme.

Dr Hameed Rafiee

Consultant Radiologist, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Hameed Rafiee is a Consultant GI and HPB Radiologist at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Training Programme Director at East of England Imaging Academy. He is the Main Editor of the latest edition of Chapman and Nakielny’s Aids to Radiological Differential Diagnosis.


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Robert Logan, President, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

An introduction to gastrointestinal radiology for the specialty certificate examination

Dr Nirav Patel, Consultant Radiologist, St George's University Hospital

Questions and answers
Imaging in inflammatory bowel disease

Dr Nirav Patel

Questions and answers
Comfort break
Imaging in hepatobiliary disease

Dr Hameed Rafiee, Consultant Radiologist, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Questions and answers
Comfort break

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section Prize presentations

Research - Performance of FIT in detecting colorectal cancer in adults presenting to primary care with lower GI symptoms: A review of the evidence and its relevance during the COVID-19 pandemic

Miss Aina Chang, Medical Student, University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine

Clinical case 1

Dr Eleanor Croft, Internal Medicine Trainee Year 3, Watford General Hospital

Clinical case 2

Mr Michael Gianarakis, Medical Student, St George's University of London

Clinical case 3

Dr Bhagat Manku, Clinical Teaching Fellow, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Clinical case 4

Dr Hermon Amanuel, Gastroenterology Specialty Trainee Year 6, King's College Hospital

Best clinical case voting
Close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar 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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