Medical Women's Federation spring conference

Date: 17 May 2019
Time: 8:30am - 5:20pm
Cost: Free

The 2019 Medical Women's Federation (MWF) Spring Conference ‘Celebrating Success and Preparing for the Future: Finding solutions to challenges faced by women doctors and their patients’ will be held in Bristol and will feature lots of speakers from the city.

The MWF Spring Conference 2019 will celebrate how far women in medicine have come and look at the big challenges that still lie ahead, within the medical profession and beyond. This national conference is a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, stimulate new thinking and extend professional relationships. MWF are bringing together the leading voices of those who are working to transform the future for those in the medical profession and highlight solutions to their modern day challenges.

The conference will explore a wide range of topics including:

  • Celebrating the achievements of medical women and inspiring the next generation
  • Improving the training and working lives of junior doctors
  • Supporting the health and wellbeing of doctors and students

You will also have the chance to make connections with plenty of opportunities for networking. MWF conferences present an opportunity to engage with a wide range of consultants, GPs, junior doctors, medical students and hospital doctors from a variety of specialties.

Confirmed speakers

Professor Sheona MacLeod
Postgraduate Medical Dean in the East Midlands, Chair of the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMeD), Deputy Medical Director for Education Reform at HEE and a GP

Professor Sarah Purdy
Head of the University of Bristol Medical School, Professor of Primary Care, GP, Director at CLAHRC West

Professor Sanjay Gandhi
Professor of Radiology, Core Clinical Services Research and Innovation Lead, North Bristol NHS Trust, Head of Radiology Training at the University of Bristol, British Institute of Radiology South West Chairman

Dr Knut Schroeder
GP, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in General Practice, Health Information Specialist and Founder, Expert Self Care Ltd

Dr Olivia Bush
Clinical Programme Lead at the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare (CSH) with responsibility for clinical engagement.

Dr Gillian Rice
GP, Clinician for the NHS GP Health Service

Dr Dominique Thompson
GP, Student Health and Wellbeing Consultant

Dr Holly Hardy
GP and Associate Postgraduate Dean, Severn Postgraduate Medical Education, Health Education South West

Dr Elizabeth Thompson
Holistic Doctor and CEO of the new National Centre for Integrative Medicine (NCIM), a Community Interest Company in Bristol.

Professor Selena Gray
Professor of Public Health, University of the West of England

Event address: Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
College Green
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