The Future of Medicine; Leaders Forum delves into issues of pressing importance in the world of healthcare. Expert speakers share their thoughts on leadership in medicine, assessing the risks and communicating with patients in a virtual world.
Chaired by Prof Mary Horgan, President, RCPI
"Communicating with patients in a virtual world" delivered by Prof Fergus Shanahan, Principal Investigator, APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre
"Risk Management informed by Risk Assessment rather than Twitter" delivered by Prof Patrick Wall, Professor of Public Health, University College Dublin
"Educating and Empowering Physician Leaders" delivered by Dr Geraldine McGinty, Associate Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College
The Future of Medicine: Leaders Forum event is a benefit of your Membership and Fellowship and is FREE for RCPI Trainees, Members and Fellows who are in good standing. There is a €25.00 fee for all other attendees.
Prof Fergus Shanahan, Principal Investigator, APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre
Prof Patrick Wall, Professor of Public Health, University College Dublin
Dr Geraldine McGinty, Associate Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College
First, you must book your place at the webinar on this web page. On the day, you must sign into our virtual learning environment RCPI Brightspace.
On the day of the event, the steps are:
Note, the webinar will only become available to watch at 4pm on the day, but we recommend logging in ten minutes ahead of time.
To join this webinar on Zoom you will need a computer (Windows or Apple) or mobile device with internet access and speakers.
If you're joining the webinar on a computer you can use the Zoom desktop website. You do not need to download the Zoom app - if you see a pop up message about the app, you can dismiss this.
The Zoom website functions best on Google Chrome.
When you click on the link for "Join the Live Webinar" you will see a message asking you to open Zoom. Click on “Open Zoom”.
You will then be asked for your name and email address. Once you’ve entered these details, click on “Join Webinar”.
If you're watching the webinar on a mobile device you will need to download the Zoom app. To save time on the day, we recommend downloading the app in advance:
Click here for the iOS Zoom app
Click here for the Android Zoom app
When you open the Zoom app click on “Join a Meeting”. You will need to enter the meeting ID number. The ID number for this week's event will be sent to you via email beforehand.
You can find additional help with joining Zoom webinars here
If you have any questions for our panel please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to have these answered as part of the event. Alternatively, you can submit questions via Twitter @RCPI_news.
During the event
We are now using Zoom to broadcast our live webinars. When you open Zoom to watch the live webinar you will be able to submit questions to the panel during the event.
To submit questions to the panel:
• Open the Q&A window in Zoom while you are watching the live event
• Type your question into the Q&A box and click Send
• Check Send Anonymously if you do not want your name attached to your question in the Q&A
It may not be possible to answer all questions we receive.
There are limited places available for the live webinar. If you are unable to book a place, you will be able to watch videos of all of the talks on Panopto, our video sharing platform.