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Friday 26th November 2021

Scarman, University of Warwick and Online

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are running this year's conference as a hybrid event.

Online Conference: Information for registered delegates

Joining instructions have been emailed to the address you registered with. You will need the password sent with the joining instructions to access the online conference content:

Online conference home page - here you can;

  • Join conference sessions online
  • View the posters online and vote for the best poster
  • Share your views on this year's conference question.


If you need help on the day, please email:

Conference themes

Our themes for 2021 include:

  1. Adaptations and innovations: new developments in learning and teaching, including online developments and responding to the pandemic
  2. Wellbeing in medical education.
  3. Partnership working to enhance the experience of patients, students and staff.
  4. Student initiatives in medical education.
  5. Sharing good practice relevant to the MBChB.
  6. Developing as an excellent teacher.

Who should attend?

Everyone involved in delivering the Warwick MB ChB is invited to attend. Each year, a number of places at the conference are reserved for Warwick medical students with a special interest in medical education.

Call for abstracts 2021

Do you have a learning and teaching development, project or good practice to share? How have you developed teaching & learning in your organisation, block or specialty to provide a quality learning experience for medical students?

The call for abstracts is now closed.

We expect to notify authors by Friday 5th November 2021.


Registration is online only: please register hereLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window.

Registration closes:

  • On-site attendance: Please book by Tues 2nd Nov. (Registration will remain open until Wednesday 10th November if places are available)
  • Online only attendance: Wednesday 24th November

There is no charge to attend for those involved in teaching Warwick medical students.

Cancellation: If you are no longer able to attend after booking, please email

Further information

For further information, please contact

Previous conferences

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2020 Conference - The Warwick Doctor: Developing Excellence in the 21st Century

Friday 26th June 2020 (Online)

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, our 202 conference took place online.

Please visit our 2020 virtual conference page for programme information.

Our themes for 2020 included:

  1. Teaching for learning: The role of feedback and workplace-based assessments
  2. Teaching clinical reasoning
  3. Partnership working – how do our different partnerships enhance learning and teaching and the experience of patients, students and staff?
  4. Developing as an effective teacher
  5. Student initiatives in medical education
  6. Enhancing medical student support, learning, teaching and assessment
  7. Other initiatives relevant to the MBChB.

Plenary speaker

What do we know about teaching clinical reasoning?

This plenary will give a brief overview of what we know about teaching clinical reasoning and highlight a few key areas to illustrate how what is taught, how it is taught, and when it is taught can facilitate clinical reasoning development more effectively within existing curricula.

Dr Nicola Cooper is a Consultant Physician based at the University Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust, Clinical Associate Professor in Medical Education at the University of Nottingham and Chair of the UK Clinical Reasoning in Medical Education group.

Find out more...


Please visit our virtual conference page.