National Education Day for Doctors in Training: The Future of Training

National Education Day for Doctors in Training: The Future of Training

Trainees’ Committee

20 May 2022 | 1:30pm | Live in No. 6 Kildare St.

The annual National Education Day for Doctors in Training is the highlight of the RCPI Trainee Calendar. This year, we are delighted to announce that it is returning as a live, in-person event on Friday, 20 May 2022 in No.6 Kildare Street, Dublin. Every year, Trainees can showcase their excellence in research, case study and clinical audit, whilst learning from leaders in health and social care, technology and other areas of interest.

This year, the Trainee Committee have selected “The Future of Training” as the theme. The pandemic has forced huge changes to our training processes – with technology playing a large role. Now the opportunity presents itself to look to the future – to see what improvements can be made to enhance the delivery of medical training in Ireland.

We will discuss current trainee sentiment, simulation in education, examine how the UK has reflected on their training standards and hear about plans for medical training in Ireland.

Meet your guest speakers

The RCPI Trainees' Committee is delighted to give you the opportunity to hear from:

  • Dr Niamh Humphries, Researcher and Senior Lecturer in RCSI

  • Prof Gerry Gormley, Professor in Simulation at Queen’s University Belfast

  • Phil Martin, Assistant Director of Education Policy, GMC, UK

  • Dr Brian Kinirons, Head of the NDTP

There will be an opportunity to interact with our speakers in a live Question & Answer session on the day.

View the full programme

Trainee Awards Ceremony

Our annual Trainee Awards ceremony also takes place during this event.

Showcasing their talents and achievements in research, trainee doctors from across Ireland will compete for the Corrigan Medal, the William Stokes Research Award, the David Mitchell Award, and the Dorothy Stopford Price Medal

Entries shortlisted for poster presentation will on display in No. 6 Kildare Street throughout the day.

Support our speakers, your colleagues and RCPI by attending!

View this year's shortlisted entries

Casual lunch will be served from 12.30pm, with refreshments served throughout the day.

We look forward to seeing many of you back in-person once again in No.6!

Who can attend?

This event is only open to doctors on RCPI training programmes.

Dr Niamh Humphries
Dr Niamh Humphries is a Senior Lecturer in the RCSI Graduate School of Healthcare Management and holds a HRB Emerging Investigator Award for the Hospital Doctor Retention and Motivation Project (HDRM).

Prof. Gerry Gormley
Gerry Gormley is a GP and a Professor in Simulation at Queen’s University Belfast. His academic focus is how best to harness theory in optimising learning in simulation-based education and broadening the reach of simulation into areas that traditionally have not utilised this form of teaching.

Phil Martin
Phil Martin is the Assistant Director for Education Policy at the General Medical Council in the UK. His responsibilities include liaising with other bodies across the UK medical system around changes to education for doctors, as well as leading the GMC policy development around areas including outcomes for doctors, flexibility in education, credentialing and continuing professional development.

Dr Brian Kinirons
Brian Kinirons is Medical Director of the National Doctors Training and Planning Unit in the HSE. He is a Consultant in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care and Clinical Co-Lead of the Regional Anaesthesia Programme in Galway University Hospital. He is past President of the College of Anaesthetists in Ireland and is a past member of the National Forum of Postgraduate Training Bodies.

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