The Birmingham Conference

The Birmingham Conference is an annual meeting focused on research into the education of healthcare professionals. One of the biggest events of its kind run by a Deanery in the UK, it is hosted jointly by Health Education West Midlands and the Centre for Research in Medical and Dental Education (CRMDE), University of Birmingham.

In addition to keynote presentations, the Conference provides an opportunity for delegates to seriously engage in other’s work through paper presentations, poster sessions and workshops.

The date of the 2015 conference will be Thursday 21st May. Further details to follow.

Contact us

Anna Llewellyn: birminghamconference@contacts.bham.ac.uk

The Birmingham Conference 2014

The Shape of Training

The 2014 conference, took place in the School of Education, University of Birmingham.

Keynote presentations

  • Professor Hywel Thomas, University of Birmingham: Virtues and Values in the Medical Profession
  • Professor Malcolm Lewis, OBE, Director of Postgraduate Education for General Practice, Wales Postgraduate Deanery: The Shape of Training - from proposals to practice
Keynote presentations

Professor Hywel Thomas

Hywel Thomas

Professor Malcolm Lewis

Malcolm Lewis

The foundation Year 1 prizes were followed by presentations from the winners

Joint Winners: Drs Neeral Patel and Samaresh Mazumdar 'Should diabetic patients be routinely screened for obstructive sleep apnoea?'

Highly Commended: Dr Timothy Robbins 'Innovation - what can trainees achieve?'

Prize winner

Poster Competition Prizes: Jamie Coleman presents the prize for “A novel approach to case based discussions”

Jamie Coleman collects her prize