Date: 3rd February 2018

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

Venue: The Hexagon, Frank Lee Centre, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Cost: Free (refreshments and catering included)

Local Administrators: Dr Kate Weatherup & Dr Colin Mason


9.30 – 10.00am Registration and Coffee
10.00 – 10.30am Polypharmacy and the older person Dr Fraz Mir
Consultant Physician and Head of School of Medicine (East of England)
10.40 – 11.10am Assessing capacity and DOLS legislation Dr Fiona Macmillan
ST5 Geriatric Medicine
11.20 – 11.50am The older person and ITU – when and when not to refer Dr Pete Young
Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine
12.00 – 12.40pm Complex Feeding Decisions TBC
12.45 – 1.30pm Lunch Break
1.30 – 2.00pm Don't let being the 'Med Reg' put you off! Dr Louise Finch
ST6 Geriatric Medicine
2.05 – 2.40pm Life as a Geriatric Medicine Trainee Dr Kathryn Turton
ST4 Geriatric Medicine
2.45 – 3.15pm Evidence in the older person? – Research opportunities in Geriatric Medicine Dr Kelli Torsney
ST4 Academic Clinical Fellow in Geriatric Medicine
3.20 – 4.00pm Top tips for Geriatrics applications and interviews Dr Colin Mason
Consultant in Geriatric and General Medicine & Geriatrics TPD
4.00pm MDTea (Tea and close – in true geriatric fashion!)  


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