Annual Medicine Overseas at RSM, 19 April 2010
15-04-2010 07:07 AM
15-04-2010 07:07 AM
Dear AlmaMata I apologise for this very late notice, but I wonder if you could let member know about the MEDICINE OVERSEAS event at the Royal Society of Medicine this FRIDAY 19th APRIL. It will be of interest to your members: Organisations and opportunities 9.00 am Introduction - History and philosophy Professor Jim Ryan, President of the Catastrophes & Conflict Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine, Emeritus Professor at UCL (Leonard Cheshire Centre of Conflict Recovery) and SGUL (establishing a new Centre for Trauma and Catastrophe), International Professor of Surgery at USUHS, USA 9.10 am Merlin Linda Doull, Director of health & policy, Merlin 9.40 am Medecins Sans Frontieres Marc Dubois, Executive Director of MSF UK 10.10 am The International Committee of the Red Cross Robin Michael Coupland, International Committee of the Red Cross 10.40 am Tea and coffee break International links and working overseas 11.10 am Stepping off the treadmill - MMC and the humanitarian Dr Fred Martineau, Alma Mata, Medact, Medical Justice and paediatric ST3 11.40 am Essay prize presentation Medical student essay prize presentation Winner of the 2010 essay competition : 'One Man's Terrorist can be Another Man's Terrorist' – A Discussion, Mr Ammar Waraich, Imperial College London 11.50 am Medical student presentation: 'Hospex - macrosimulation training for field hospitals' Laura Hayes, SGUL 12.00 pm Lunch INSIGHTS INTO HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS 1.30 pm Darfur Maria Kett, Assistant Director of the Leonard Cheshire Centre of Conflict Recovery, Disability and Inclusive Development Centre at UCL 2.00 pm Medical consequences of conflicts and catastrophes Professor Jim Ryan, President 2.30 pm Ebola in Africa, bullet wounds in Sarajevo: working for WHO overseas Dr Simon Mardel OBE, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and WHO Clinician 3.00 pm Tea and coffee break Training and preparation 3.30 pm Personal and professional preparation for working overseas Mr Steve Mannion, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, founder of charity Feet First, Past President of the Catastrophes & Conflict Forum and Honorary member of the Royal Society of Medicine 4.00 pm Careers overseas and elective preparation - update Mr Mark Wilson, Author of 'Medic's guide to work and electives around the world'. Expedition medic, neurosurgeon & HEMS doc And Finally... 4.20 pm Completion of evaluation forms 4.30 pm Trauma in Afghanistan: The Camp Bastion experience Mr Nigel Tai, Consultant Trauma and Vascular Surgeon, Royal London Hospital, London , Lieutenant Colonel, RAMC, Defence Medical Services 5.00 pm Close of meeting Followed by a wine reception _______________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Posted on the Members mailing list. Go to http://almamata.net/mailman/listinfo/members_almamata.net to subscribe.