Scottish Society of Physicians 64th Annual Meeting 2022

Thursday 29 & Friday 30 September 2022

We are delighted to inform you that the next SSP event will be taking place on Thursday 29 & Friday 30 September 2022. This year it will be taking place at the Townhouse Hotel in Melrose.

The Fitzgerald Peel Lecturer this year is Dr Caroline Elton, author of Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors. More information with the full programme can be found here:

At present, this event is going to be held in person however the Committee are currently investigating the opportunity for this event to be recorded and/or livestreamed.


Abstracts are invited for this meeting for poster or podium oral presentation. SSP welcomes work on any clinical, scientific or service topic from the breadth of general medicine and its subspecialties, as well as on topics such as patient safety, quality improvement and clinical audit. (Please note that abstracts focusing on individual case studies will not normally be accepted.) Abstracts will be scored and the top 4 will be selected for oral presentation.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday 21 July 2022.

SSP will contact select and notify presenters of selection after they have been scored by Committee. For submission please use the abstract template and return it to

The best presenter will be awarded the prestigious Fitzgerald Peel Prize. There are also prizes available for the best poster and best student poster. Presenters of abstracts selected for oral presentation will be eligible for a travel grant to support presentation of the work at national or international meetings: more information.

More information about how to register will be released soon so in meantime, please save the date in your diary and inform any colleagues about the event.