Undergraduate Oncology Meeting - 18 May 2018

On the 18 May 2018 the RCR welcomed over 60 delegates to the first ever Undergraduate Oncology Meeting. The free meeting was for undergraduates with an interest in oncology and for consultants or trainees who are undergraduate leads or who are involved in undergraduate oncology teaching. The day included seperate sessions for students and educators and a joint session in the afternoon. The full programme can be seen below. Video of some of the talks will be published here in due course.

Programme

Timings

Session

Speakers

10:00-10:10            Registration 

Undergraduates' session - chaired by Dr Frances Yuille, Clinical Oncology Medical Director for Education and Training

10:10-10:40 A day in the life of a clinical oncologistDr Alison Stillie
10:40-11:10 How to become a clinical oncologistDr Elin Evans
11:10-11:50 Journey through radiotherapyDr Sarah Needleman, Elizabeth Halliday 
11:50-12:30 Advice Workshops Dr France Yuille, Dr Sarah Needleman, Dr Elin Evans and Dr Alison Stillie 

Educators' Session - chaired by Dr Seamus McAleer, Chair of the Undergraduate Oncology Steering Group

10:10-10:50 How to get involved with undergraduate educationDr Seamus McAleer
10:50-11:00 Circuit TrainingDr Ursula McGovern
11:00-11:30 Christie Education AppDr Lubna Bhatt
11:30-12:00 South Wales Oncology ProjectDr Owen Nicholas
12:00-12:30 Discussion Forum to share good practice 

12:30-13:30

LUNCH

 

Joint session for undergraduates and educators

13:30-15:00Undergraduate Oncology Presentations
15:00-15:15

TEA BREAK

 
15:15-15:30Awards presentation to the winners of the RCR's 2018 undergraduate oncology elective bursaries and prizes 
15:30-16:00 Q&A Session 
16:00

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