About this event

  • Date and time Fri 23 Nov 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This meeting has been designed to develop your reflection skills by understanding the process through others’ own experiences. With ample opportunity for audience participation, this event is a great opportunity to enhance your expertise and practice from others.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the meaning of reflection
  • In-depth knowledge of GMC stance
  • Personal reflection and insight
  • How to develop your own skills for self-reflection

Key speakers

Sir Terence Stephenson

Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, FRCP

Consultant in paediatrics at UCL Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Speaker's biography

Formerly Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges for 2012-2014 and President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2009-2012, Professor Stephenson is also a Nuffield Professor of Child Health at the Institute of Child Health, University College London, Co-Director of the Children’s Policy Research Unit, and Chair of the General Medical Council.


Sir Terence is an honorary consultant in paediatrics at UCL Hospital, and Great Ormond Street Hospital London, and has co-authored seven textbooks.


His research has mainly been in physiology of early life and acute and chronic paediatric illness. He has published over 275 peer reviewed papers, editorials and chapters. As a researcher, he has received over £8 million in funding.


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Introduction by President

Mr Michael Dooley, President, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Summary of last meeting

Shree Datta, Honorary Secretary, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Charity Soap Box

King Edward VII Hospital Charity Veterans' Fund

Appraisal and revalidation: Where are we now?

Professor Sir Terence Stephenson DM, FRCPCH, FRCP, Nuffield Professor of Child Health, Institute of Child Health, UCL, Chair General Medical Council (UK)

Audience participation
My most memorable obstetric cases

Dr Donald Gibb, Consultant Obstetrician, The Birth Company

What I have learnt as a trainee? The importance of cross-fertilisation

Dr Srdjan Saso, Sub-Speciality Trainee in Gynaecologic Oncology and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London

Close of meeting


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