About this event

  • Date and time Tue 18 Oct 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Respiratory Medicine

This webinar will provide a detailed insight into respiratory medicine for anyone interested in pursuing it as a career. We have invited a panel of respiratory trainees and consultants who will provide you with an honest view of the day-to-day life of a respiratory doctor. You will find out about the many benefits of respiratory medicine, such as the ability to sub-specialise and pursue other interests (like academia). You will also learn how to succeed in your application for a respiratory training post.

During this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about the day-to-day life of a respiratory physician 
  • Appreciate the benefits of a career in respiratory medicine, including leadership and academic opportunities 
  • Learn about the different sub-specialities in respiratory medicine 
  • Understand the training pathway and how to gain a respiratory national training number 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Akanksha Mimi Malhotra, Vice President, RSM Respiratory Section and Academic Clinical Fellow in Respiratory Medicine, University College London; Dr Sachin Ananth, Trainee Representative, RSM Respiratory Section and Internal Medicine Trainee, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction to respiratory medicine

Dr Tom Simpson, Consultant Physician, Respiratory and General Medicine and Trust Lead, Simulation Based Education, Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

Sub-specialising in pleural medicine

Dr Owais Kadwani, Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Sub-specialising in lung cancer

Dr Helen McDill, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, North Bristol NHS Trust

Leadership and academia in respiratory medicine

Dr Neeraj Shah, President, RSM Respiratory Section and Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Lane Fox Respiratory Unit

Applying to respiratory medicine

Dr Nicola Smallcombe, Specialist Registrar in Respiratory Medicine, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and Trainee representative, Respiratory Medicine, Royal Society of Medicine

Panel discussion
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. 

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