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The Birmingham Conference 2019

The School of Education
Social Sciences
Thursday 16th May 2019 (00:00)
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What Makes Undergraduate Training Effective?

The Birmingham Conference is an annual meeting focused on research into the education of health professionals. One of the biggest events of its kind in the UK, it is hosted jointly by Health Education West Midlands, The Medical School and the Health Professional Education and Research Unit (HPERU), 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.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Professor Suzanne Chamberlain, Head of Medical School Liaison for the MLA, GMC - international perspectives on licensing exams

Professor Chris McManus - Medical school excellence, teaching and outcomes (Provisional title)


Call for Presentations/ Posters/ Workshops 

The conference committee is seeking submissions of outlines for Presentations, Posters, Workshops and Debates.  All aspects of education of health professionals will be considered; this may be formal research, reflections upon novel teaching methods, etc.  

If you would like to be considered for a presentation, poster or workshop, please complete and return the Expression of Interest Form by Friday 5th April 2019.  All presenters must first have registered on-line to attend. 

There is no fee to attend the conference, but to attend you must complete the online registration form by Friday 5th April 2019.  Places are limited and will be issued on a first come, first served basis. 

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