Posters 2017

Category themes:

1. E-learning

2. Undergraduate education

  • Winner: Pratik Solanki 2-39 PEER GROUP DELIVERED TRAINING ON ‘HOW TO BE A FY1 DOCTOR’ COURSE FOR FINAL YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS, AN EXPERIENCE *Dr Solanki P, *Dr Singh H, Dr Dean J, Dr Mahmood H, Dr Nalwaya P, Dr Hafeji S, Mr Foster A, Dr Evans L. Princess Alexandra Hospital, Hamstel Rd, Harlow, CM20 1QX
  • Runner up: Asha Adwani 2-1 TECHNOLOGY ENABLED LECTURES IN MEDICAL EDUCATION-A PILOT STUDY Adwani A*1, Gillies R2, Mason J3, Handa A4 1 Honorary Senior Clinical lecturer in Surgery, Nuffield Department of Surgical sciences, University of Oxford, Associate Specialist in Breast Surgery , Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Headley way, Oxford OX3 9DU 2 Consultant Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Headley way, Oxford OX3 9DU 3 Educational Technologist, Medical Sciences Division Learning Technologies, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. University of Oxford, South Parks Road OX1 3PT 4Associate Professor of Surgery & Consultant Vascular Surgeon; Clinical Tutor in Surgery & Associate Director of Clinical Studies, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Headley way, Oxford OX3 9DU
  1. Postgraduate training
  • Winner: Elizabeth van Boxel 3-76 THE ‘MOTHER” SCORE – AN EVIDENCE BASED ASSESSMENT OF PREDICTING TRAINEE CONFIDENCE ON RETURN TO WORK AFTER MATERNITY LEAVE van Boxel E*1, Watson S2, Dawkins S3, Fordham J4, Mawson I5, Duncan S6, van Boxel G2 1) Paediatric Department, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8AL 2) Magdalen College, Oxford University, High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AU 3) Paediatric Department, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 6BB 4) Paediatric Department, Royal Cornwall Hospital, 2 Penventinnie Lane, Truro, TR1 3LQ 5) Neonatal Unit, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London, SW17 0QT 6) Paediatric Intensive Care Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU Runner up: Karen Winterbottom 3-78 THE IMPACT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION FELLOWSHIPS ON FUTURE CAREER PATHWAYS Winterbottom K*, Agius S Health Education England (North West Office)
  1. Primary and community care
  1. Secondary care and Mental health
  1. Continuing professional development
  1. Multi-professional education and training
  1. Global perspectives
  1. Learning across traditional boundaries (primary care / secondary care /social care and undergraduate/ postgraduate)
  • Winner: Alison Bullock 9-2 CROSSING BOUNDARIES: BROAD BASED TRAINING DEVELOPS UNDERSTANDING OF DIFFERENT SPECIALTIES WHICH BENEFITS BOTH DOCTORS AND PATIENTS Bullock AD*1, Webb K1, Pugsley L2, MacDonald J2, Muddiman E1, Allery L2 1CUREMeDE, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, 12 Museum Place, Cardiff CF10 3BG 2The Wales Deanery, PGMDE, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Cardiff CF14 4YS
  • Runner up: Katie Webb 9-14 ON THE ROAD TO QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE MODEL SUPPORTING PHARMACISTS-IN-PRACTICE *Webb K,1 Bullock A,1 Allan M,2 Wyatt M,3 Gimson P,3 Ware A,3 Evans A.3 1CUREMEDE, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF10 3BG; 2WCPPE, North Road, Cardiff CF10 3DY; 3Public Health Wales, 2 Capital Quarter, Cardiff CF11 4BZ
  1. Simulation
  1. Other

There will be no moderated poster session during the conference.
Posters should be available to view by delegates throughout the conference on both Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 November.
Authors should make themselves available during the refreshment and lunch breaks to discuss their work.
There are no planned oral abstract sessions within the conference programme.

A limited number of conference bursaries are available to students and trainees who have submitted posters for DEMEC and had confirmation that their work has been accepted.

Set up and removal:

Set up: Monday 27 November from 09:00 hrs.
Please ensure that you poster is available to view at the latest by 11:45 hrs for the mid-morning refreshment break.
We would respectively ask that posters are available for view throughout the conference but you are not required to be by your poster except during lunch on Monday.

Removal: Tuesday 28 November NO LATER than 16:00 hrs.
Posters still displayed after this time will be removed and destroyed.

Poster Board Size:
2m (top to bottom) x 1m (left to right) – PORTRAIT – (100cm wide x 200cm deep)
Your poster should be printed to A0 size (841mm x 1189 mm)

Please ensure:

  1. Your poster is printed to portrait and NOT landscape size
  2. That your poster is printed to A0 size (841mm x 1189 mm)

Velcro only can be used to attach your poster to the poster board.
Velcro will be provided and will be stuck to your board ready for your use on arrival.
If your poster is of the material kind please bring 2-3 extra large bull dog clips with you to affix the poster to the board as the velcro may not adhere to the poster material in all cases.

Submission instructions: (Please read carefully before submitting your abstract)

Submissions will only be accepted on line by clicking on the link below.

  1. The abstract must not have been published before.
  2. By submitting your abstract, you or an associate author are obliged to be available over the conference period (Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 November 2017) to discuss your poster depending on the outcome of the blind marking.
  3. Abstracts should be clear and concise.
  4. It is the authors responsibility to ensure that correct grammar is used and that the abstract is checked for grammatical or other errors prior to submission.
  5. Submit your abstract by completing the form below and also attaching a word version (in case of symbol sensitivity or inclusion of graphs or pictures).
  6. Posters will be category grouped at the conference. There will be 9 categories. Please indicate on the form below which category you feel your abstract should be included under.
  7. ABSTRACT TITLE – in CAPITALS and NO MORE than 250 characters.
  8. AUTHOR(S) – with brief affiliations and NO MORE than four lines. (Surname followed by initials, each author name separated by a comma)
  9. LEAD AUTHOR – indicate this in the authors listing with an * besides your name.
  10. If authors have different affiliations they can be indicated by superscript numbers or letters. Please ensure that a full list of authors and affiliations are included. Denote the name(s) of department, institution and address.
  11. ABSTRACT TEXT – The length of an abstract body should not exceed more than 2500 characters. Ensure the abstract includes an introduction, methods, results and conclusions/implications.
  12. Acknowledgements may be included at the end.
  13. Avoid abbreviations; if used, they must be defined.
  14. Use single-spaced typing of 12 pitch (point) type of normal lettering.
  15. A maximum of one table per abstract can be included, inserted into the abstract as a jpg file and included in the 2500 characters.
  16. IMAGES should be submitted as jpg files within the abstract and be legible to a maximum size of 8 x 8 cm.
  17. Acknowledgements may be included at the end.
  18. Avoid abbreviations; if used, they must be defined.

Abstracts which do not conform to the guidelines will not be accepted.

Abstracts will be blind marked by committee, per category.

Poster abstracts will be made available on the DEMEC website post conference in pdf form.
Poster abstracts will not be published elsewhere.


For queries, email  [email protected]

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