Annual trainee oncology meeting (ATOM) 2020

When: 
Saturday 2 May 2020 to Sunday 3 May 2020
Venue address: 
The Double Tree by Hilton, Leeds, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR
CPD credits: 
9

We are delighted to welcome you to ATOM 2020 in Leeds.

We offer an engaging programme relevant to all clinical oncology trainees with the opportunity to meet trainees from across the country in an exciting and vibrant city centre location. Highlights will include interactive and hands-on sessions covering imaging for radiotherapy, palliative radiotherapy planning and image guided radiotherapy training. We also cover immunotherapy, re-irradiation, FRCR preparation and career development, as well as a full social programme including dinner and yoga! We can’t wait to see you there!

Meeting organisers: 
Dr Finbar Slevin, Dr Katy Clarke and Dr Anthi Zeniou, Leeds

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Saturday 2 May

Saturday 2 May: ​

10:30

Registration and coffee

11:00

Welcome and introduction
Dr Katy Clarke, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Leeds Cancer Care and Training Programme Director for West Yorkshire Training Scheme

11:05

Immunotherapy toxicity- recognition and management
Dr Anna Olsson-Brown MRC Clinical Fellow and Medical Oncology StR, University of Liverpool and Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

11:45

Is SABR for oligometastases worthwhile? Review of the evidence so far
Dr Louise Murray, University Clinical Academic Fellow and Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Leeds Cancer Centre

12:15

Lunch

13:00

Radiology for clinical oncologists
A practical guide for radiotherapy planning by Leeds Cancer Centre Clinical Oncologists and Clinical Radiologists.

  • Head and neck: Dr Robin Prestwich,  Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Dr Shishir Karthik, Consultant Clinical Radiologist
  • Lung: Dr Kevin Franks, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Dr Shishir Karthik, Consultant Radiologist
  • Lower GI: Dr Rachel Cooper, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and
    Dr Damian Tolan, Consultant Clinical Radiologist

14:30

Coffee

15:00

IGRT - how to do this and what to do when the images don’t match!
Leeds Cancer Centre Radiographers and Clinical Oncologists

  • Head and neck: Dr Robin Prestwich, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
  • Lung: Dr Kevin Franks, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
  • Upper GI/HPB: Dr Nathalie Casanova, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
  • Lower GI/Urology/Gynae: Ms Victoria Shaw, Senior Therapy Radiographer

16:30

Re-irradiation- when, where and how?
Dr Louise Murray, University Clinical Academic Fellow and Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Leeds Cancer Centre

17:00

Palliative radiotherapy planning
A practical hands-on session.

Dr Katie Spencer, St7 in Clinical Oncology and Academic Clinical Lecturer, Leeds Cancer Centre and Clinical Oncology Specialty Trainees

18:00

End of day 1

20:00

Dinner

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW

email: conf@rcr.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7406 5942

Sunday 3 May

Sunday 3 May 
 

09:00-0930

Morning yoga session (optional)

09:55

Welcome back

10:00

Future shape of clinical oncology training, curriculum changes and exams
Dr Katy Clarke, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and TPD for West Yorkshire training scheme

10:30

How can I be involved in other roles as a clinical oncologist?
Dr Rachel Cooper, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Clinical Lead at Leeds Cancer Centre and Chief Examiner for the FRCR Part 1 and Professor David Sebag-Montefiore, Professor of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Director of Leeds Clinical Trials Unit, University of Leeds and Leeds Cancer Centre

11:10

Break

11:30

Experience of oncology in sub Saharan Africa
Dr Anna Littlejohns, Academic Foundation Trainee, Leeds Cancer Centre

12:00

Out of programme experience- what are my options?

  • Research fellowships, MD/PhDs and NOTCH
    Dr Katie Spencer, St7 in Clinical Oncology and Academic Clinical Lecturer  and Dr Chris Jones, St3 in Clinical Oncology and Academic Clinical Fellow, Leeds Cancer Centre
  • Management and leadership fellowship
    Dr Shefali Parikh, St4 in Clinical Oncology, Leeds Cancer Centre
  • Clinical fellowships
    Dr Lisa Joseph, St7 in Clinical Oncology, Leeds Cancer Centre and previous clinical fellow in Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

13:00

Lunch

13:45

Breakout sessions
Please choose 1 of the following:

Tips for passing FRCR Part 1
Dr Mark Teo, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Dr Shefali Parikh St4 in Clinical Oncology, Leeds Cancer Centre

Tips for passing FRCR Part 2a and 2b
Dr Paul Hatfield, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Dr Katy Clarke, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Dr Tanzeel Janjua, St7 in Clinical Oncology, Leeds Cancer Centre 

Tips for becoming a consultant- succeeding in the interview, managing your time (including as a clinical academic) and how to write a business case
Dr Vani Ramasamy, Dr Mike Flatley and Dr Alex Gilbert, Consultant Clinical Oncologists, Leeds Cancer Centre 

14:45

End of meeting

Booking

Booking 

£130 attendance fee which includes the two-day conference, all meals, hotel accommodation on Saturday evening and yoga Sunday morning. 

Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows.

This meeting is aimed at RCR Clincal Trainee members, but if you aren't a member and would like to attend please email conf@rcr.ac.uk to express your interest. 

The Conference and Programmes office do have their own privacy policy, should you wish to review this ahead of making your booking.

Book online

Venue

Venue information

The Double Tree by Hilton, Leeds

Granary Wharf
2 Wharf Approach
Leeds
LS1 4BR
United Kingdom

Cancellation

Cancellation

Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Thursday 19 March 2020: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • Between Friday 20 March 2020 and Friday 17 April 2020: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Monday 20 April 2020: No transfer or refund permitted