Join us

sim-bannerWe would like to invite you to a Simulation Showcase, taking place at the University of Birmingham Medical School on Wednesday 18 July.

The aims of the event are to share innovative simulation ideas from across the West Midlands, learn about best practice and network. The event is for teachers, faculty and support staff involved in simulation for medical students, doctors or allied healthcare professionals.

On the evening itself there will be a keynote lecture on Human Factors, as well as practice points to help you develop as a simulation educator. There will be a range of simulation demonstrations taking place so that attendees can learn about innovative practice in the region and share ideas. 

There will be a buffet and drinks reception from 18:15.  All delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance. CPD points have been applied for.  There will be a prize for the best presentation.

We hope you will be able to make the date and look forward to welcoming you to the Medical School.


 18:15  Registration and Refreshments   
 19:00  Welcome  Professor Jamie Coleman Deputy Programme Director,  MBChB
 19:05  Keynote: Human Factors  Dr Nicola Calthorpe
 19:30  Showcase of innovative simulation practice  

 Practice points:

 Speaker TBC
 20:55  Closing remarks and evaluation  
 21:00  Close  

Who is this event for?

Staff involved in simulation, clinical teaching fellows, doctors and allied healthcare professionals.

What are its aims?

To share innovative simulation ideas, learn about best practice and network.

Keynote lecture: Human Factors

Submit a presentation

Submissions from undergraduate and postgraduate settings welcome on any theme. Selected presenters will be invited to provide a 10 minute simulation demonstration. Submit abstracts (maximum of 250 words) by Monday 2nd July using the form below. For guidance on submitting your abstract, download the PDF. 

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How to register

You can register for this event by filling out the form below. 

  • Name
  • I will attend the reception at 18:15


Centre for Professional Development, Medical School, University of Birmingham Edgbaston B15 2TT.
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Contact us

If you have any queries please email the MDS Events Team,