The Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland (AoP)

The Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland (AoP) actively organise and promote a number of different events and webinars throughout the year for both members and non members who are interested in translational medicine. This year the annual meeting is being held in Newcastle, 23rd and 24th May 2024. 

The 2024 Programme will feature Five symposia focusing on key interdisciplinary translational themes:

Population Health & Data Science / Ageing and Multimorbidity / Novel therapies and diagnostics / Rare Diseases / Open Themes

We have an exciting array of speakers including Professor Sir Adrian Hill, Professor Cathie Sudlow, Professor Mary M Reilly, and Professor Sir John Burn to name just a few.

Moving on up: Becoming a Consultant and developing your Consultant career

Friday 24 May 2024

RCPE Online Webinar

We are delighted to announce that bookings are now open for a new online course ‘Moving on Up’ which will be of great interest to senior trainees and recently appointed consultants. This new event has been curated by our Recently Appointed Consultants’ Committee.
The morning sessions will help prepare the senior trainees for their step into the role of a consultant and will include the following topics
•    Preparing for application and interview
•    What is a job plan?
•    Panel Discussion - How to get the job you want as a consultant
•    Quality Improvement and achieving work-life and work-work balance
In the afternoon the sessions will focus on career progression within your consultant role. Here will be a choice of sessions to give the attendees a broader understanding about the directions they can take their consultant career. There will be parallel sessions on education, research, management as well as working in other organisations. The webinar will end with a talk about the role of the consultant and working with management.
Our excellent speakers include: Dr Caroline Whitworth, NHS Lothian, Dr David Connell, Dundee, Dr Chris Schofield, NHS Tayside, Dr Sue Pound, NHS Fife and Dr Anna Olsson-Brown, University Hospitals Sussex Foundation Trust.
We are providing options of attending the webinar for a full day or a just the morning or afternoon session. The early bird discount ends Thursday 9 May 2024.

To book your place please visit:

Scottish Cardiac Society 33rd Annual General Meeting 2024

Thursday 24 - Friday 25 October 2024

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Call for Abstracts

The Scottish Cardiac Society invite abstract submissions related to academic clinical and scientific research as well as the results of projects in service development and quality improvement.  Submissions are welcome from clinical and research physicians, nurses, cardiac physiologists, other allied healthcare professionals and medical students.

Emily Taylor Travel Fund – Autumn Meeting prizes

Several travel grants will be awarded to assist with attendance at a future meeting relevant to cardiology or cardiac surgery.

  • Best abstract oral presentation by a non-consultant physician (£250)
  • Best abstract poster presentation by a non-consultant physician (£250)
  • Best abstract oral presentation by a Nurse, Cardiac physiologist, or AHP (£250)
  • Best abstract poster presentation by a Nurse, Cardiac physiologist, or AHP (£250)

Awards are subject to the applicant being a member of the SCS and submitting a report to be presented at an SCS meeting and/or publication on SCS website.

Medical Student Prize

There will be two prizes (worth £200 each) awarded for the best medical student abstract presentation (oral and poster).  These will be awarded to assist with attendance at a future meeting relevant to cardiology or cardiac surgery, a student elective, or for another educational purpose.

For all categories of prize there should be more than one submission for the prize to be awarded.  In the event of a single submission for any given category it will be for the independent judging panel to decide whether that presentation is of sufficient quality to justify the award being granted.

Emily Taylor Travel Fund – meeting attendance

There are discretionary funds available to assist with travel to and from Spring and Autumn SCS Meetings.  Application should be made in writing to:

Abstract Submission

The abstract submission form is found at: SUBMISSION FORM.  Only submissions in this format will be considered. Please return it to scs@societysupport.orgThe deadline for submission is Noon on Wednesday 5 June 2024.

More details will follow in due course about the programme and registration for this meeting. Please save the event dates in your diary.

Accepted abstracts will receive one free registration place for the event.