Plenary Sessions

AoME Calman Lecture:
Integrating Neuroscience into 21st Century Medical Education: Lessons from the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative

Dr David A ROSS
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, USA 

The Academy of Medical Educators’ annual prestigious Calman Lecture is given in honour of Sir Kenneth Calman Hon FAcadMEd, one of the founders of the Academy of Medical Educators.  As a tribute to Sir Ken’s own enormous involvement, leadership and contribution to teaching, learning and the organisation of medical training, the general theme for the Calman Lectures is reflections on the education of doctors.”


Plenary Session 3:
The Medical Humanities and Me:
how to refresh the self

Prof Femi OYEBODE
Professor of Psychiatry & Consultant Psychiatrist
National Centre for Mental Health & University of Birmingham 

In this presentation Femi will speak about the role that literature (including poetry, fiction, theatre, and autobiographical accounts) has played in his career and life. Femi will draw examples from the works of other doctor poets and will also read some of his own poetry to illustrate the key points that he wishes to make.