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Programme - MBChB Education Conference 2020

Pre-conference workshops - Friday 26th June (morning)

9.30 - 10.45

Writing an authentic virtual patient

Cath Fenn, Senior Academic Technologist and Apoorva Thukur, MB ChB student


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11.00 - 12.15

An introduction to anti-racist pedagogy

Imogen Davies, Olanrewaju Sorinola (Attainment Gap Working Group)


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Posters - available online now

Visit the poster exhibition (password has been emailed to registered delegates and is available in the Conference Team).

Information about live sessions - poster discussion with authors (Wednesday and Thursday).

Conference question - take part in the discussion now

Join the conference question discussion.

Main conference sessions - Friday 26th June (afternoon)


Session 1


Welcome (Catherine Bennett)

Topical issues for GEM (Colin Macdougall)



Session 2: Short presentations with Q&A


Student initiatives supporting learning and teaching medicine

  • S1. Supporting Students In Their Teaching: Warwick Medical School’s Peer Education Teaching Programme
  • S2. Has the Warwick NeuroSoc impacted medical student attitudes towards clinical neurosciences?
  • S3. MedGuide: Lessons Learned from a Year of Online Peer Support

Session 3: Plenary Speaker


What do we know about teaching clinical reasoning? (Nicola Cooper)
15.20 Break  



Session 4: Short presentations with Q&A and Panel discussion


Students researching medical education

  • S4. Could the UKFPO training post allocation process result in regional variations in the quality of Foundation Doctors? A discussion on our repeated cross-sectional study.
  • S5. Why do medical students refuse the influenza vaccine and what can be done to improve vaccination rates?
  • S6. How do medical students experience and respond to unprofessional behaviour in the clinical environment?

Panel discussion: Learning and teaching professionalism


Session 5


Medical education in a time of change (Kate Owen)

  • including themes from posters and the Conference Question
16.55   Poster prize announcement
17.00   Close