- Date and time Thu 23 May 2019 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
- Location Royal Society of Medicine
- Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health
This study day will provide delegates with the fundamental principles of genetic and metabolic medicine relevant to a paediatric career, with an appreciation for developments in the field and their associated practical applications.
- A paediatric approach to clinical dysmorphology
- Current techniques in genetic testing, including whole genome sequencing
- Prenatal testing for genetic disorders
- Principles of genetic counselling, inheritance patterns and ethical dilemmas in genetics
- Basic principles of inherited metabolic disease and modes of presentation
- How to approach the diagnosis and management of hyperammonaemia and hypoglycaemia
- How and when to investigate inherited metabolic disease in the child with neurodevelopmental delay
- Interactive workshops based on metabolic topics
"Tricky Topics" with John James, Sickle Cell Society CEO, OBE
When was the last time you were in the same room as a healthcare CEO? What are the burning questions that you have always wanted to ask a top-level decision maker?
John James, OBE, is the Chief Executive of the UK Sickle Cell Society, and has enjoyed a long and successful career working in the health sector. He has 33 years of experience within the NHS, including 4 CEO roles, becoming the first Afro-Caribbean Chief Executive and winning a national NHS leadership award.
Join us to learn what it takes to become an NHS Chief Executive, and understand the myriad of daily responsibilities.
Bring your tricky questions, be they about the reality for clinicians in leadership and management, drive for diversity & inclusion, and strategies required to navigate the complex & dynamic NHS!
All doctors welcome!
Wine, nibbles and networking from 6pm (session 6.30-8.30pm) at Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, London W1G 0AE
Cost: Only £15.
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Dr Julien Baruteau, Consultant in Paediatric Inherited Metabolic Medicine, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Dr Laura Guilder, Metabolic Clinical Fellow, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Dr Karin Tuschl, Metabolic Registrar, Evelina London Children's Hospital