This one-day meeting is to provide an understanding of common congenital cardiac conditions, basic cardiac physiology and an introduction into the interpretation of ECGs.
About this section
The Paediatrics & Child Health Section’s purpose is to facilitate the study of children in both health and disease and to enable professionals to come together in a friendly learning environment. The Section also holds in conjunction with the London School of Paediatrics regular meetings aimed at trainees.
Monthly training days for ST4&5 trainees
These days are based on the RCPCH curriculum and provide an opportunity to hear from experts respected within their fields, based on a monthly topic, e.g. gastroenterology.
Leadership, Management and Education (LME) evenings
These interactive sessions, based on the Medical Leadership Competency Framework and the RCPCH Competencies, follow on from the monthly clinical training days, and are overseen by Dr Bob Klaber, Consultant Paediatrician and Educationalist based at Imperial College, London.
The sessions are designed for all paediatric trainees looking to develop their skills in leadership, management, quality improvement and education.
This study day will promote the application and concepts of evidence-based medicine within paediatrics and child health and offer participants an update on relevant tools, resources and databases.
This conference will review the current management of cystic fibrosis (CF) in adults and children, including an insight into the implementation of current research, best practice in specific areas, and general updates on recent and future developments in care.
This study day is beneficial to clinicians who want to gain knowledge, skills, confidence and interest in the theory and application of paediatric endocrinology.
- Up to three bursaries of £500, to attend an overseas meeting, covering the registration fee, travel and hotel costs
Sunday 8 September 2019
RSM members with an interest in Paediatrics & Child Health.
Applicants should complete the submission form providing:
- A brief description of the overseas conference they wish to attend, including title, dates and venue
- A 500-word summary outlining why you wish to attend the conference and how will it benefit your work with clinical teams
- A list of conferences attended, both national and international in the past five years
- First prize: £250
Sunday 12 January 2020
Students and paediatrics trainees.
Submit a 750-word case summary related to the topic: "Paediatric emergency medicine".
Four case reports will be shortlisted to present their work at a Paediatrics & Child Health meeting, from which the winner will be selected.
- £250 and membership of the RSM as a trainee for up to six years for individuals with an academic record of achievement.
The successful candidate(s) will become members of the Paediatrics & Child Health Section Council for two years. They will be expected to attend council meetings and submit a paper at one meeting (either an RSM meeting or meeting approved by the Section) every two years.
Sunday 29 March 2020
Individuals for whom less than ten years have elapsed since they obtained their primary medical qualification
Doctors who can demonstrate firm evidence of a commitment to a career in Paediatrics and Child Health are invited to submit their curriculum vitae and a signed covering letter from the proposer (a Paediatrics & Child Health Section member) to be considered for this fellowship. Any trainee not having a proposer could approach the RSM Paediatric Council.
A maximum of 2 fellowships will be awarded each year.
The Paediatrics & Child Health Section council will select the winning candidate(s) from a list of eligible trainees. The selection committee will comprise of the President-Elect, Secretary-Elect and Treasurer.
The name of successful applicant(s) will be presented to council at the Section AGM for approval.
- First prize: £250 and a year’s free RSM membership
- Second prize: £200
Sunday 08 December 2019
Submit a 750-word case report on a general paediatric case. A maximum of four general paediatric case reports will be shortlisted to present at a Paediatrics & Child Health meeting.
Dr Margarita Burmester