About this section

The Trainees Section’s purpose is to run a full calendar of events aimed at trainees as well as several meetings supporting students and their studies. Meetings cover a variety of activities and opportunities allowing trainees to learn and develop their future careers.

Upcoming events

There are currently no upcoming events for the Trainees Section. Please check back later. 

Other events of interest...


Trainees Section: John Glyn Trainees Audit Prize


  • First prize for oral presentation: £250
  • Second prize for oral presentation: £100
  • First prize for poster presentation: £100
  • Second prize for poster presentation: £50

Submission deadline

Tuesday 30 July 2019

Open to

Trainees working in any hospital or primary care specialty.

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract describing an audit project that was undertaken during your training. The abstract should include the objective, methods used and results, discussion topics and conclusion. The applicant must be the main author of the audit project.

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

Submissions closed

Trainees Section: Medical Authors Prize


  • First prize: £100 of book vouchers

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 500-word outline of your idea for a book proposal. If the idea is shortlisted it will be presented to an expert ‘Dragon’s Den’ panel that will know nothing of the idea on the day and will judge whether they wish to accept or decline the proposal.

The winner will be decided at the event, considering the opinions of the judges and the audience.

Submission closed

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.


Dr Barry James McHugh