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Events

You can see photos and information from previous events by clicking on the menu above, or selecting the category “previous events” on the right.

If you are interested in joining any of the upcoming events or would like more information please contact Deanne Attreed.

Academic Events

  • Booking is open for our next Medical Education Conference “Transitions in Medical Education” on Wednesday 12th June 2013! Visit our website for all details including the programme and information on how to book.
  • The Trainees in Medical Education (TiME 3) conference will run the day before on 11th June at UCL. Check the CTF’s webpages for info on how to book and also how to claim your discount for both conferences!

Social Events

  • UCL Museum Treasure Hunt, Friday 17th May 6.30pm, UCL. Hunt up a storm of objects related to the four elements in UCL Museums! Join the UCLMS team as we compete for prizes and all finished off with drinks and a free tour of the Grant Museum of Zoology.
  • Ancient Egyptian Perfumes, Thursday 23rd May 6.30, Petrie Museum, UCL. Take a trip back to Ancient Egypt and relive the Pharaoh’s time with fragrance expert Odette Toilette and Archaeologist and aromatherapist Sian O’Flynn. Find out which incense was so favoured for importing by Queen Hatshepsut and match the perfumes to Egyptian personalities with nose on activity !
  • Race for Life 2013, Saturday 22nd June, Finsbury Park. Join the team walking or running 10k for Cancer Research in North London. Email Jeannine Attreed if you are interested in taking part!

Also to come this spring…

  • An Evening with Death: Thursday 7pm 16th May, Printworks Cafe, UCL (Malet Street, off Byng Place). Join Laura-Jane Smith and others for an evening of talks, discussion and poetry for Dying Matters Awareness Week.
  • Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Twitter – a guide to social media for believers and non-believers alike led by medical student Karan Bhatt
  • Horseriding in Surrey, date TBC. More details soon……

For all events please remember that staff in student offices will need to keep in mind that the usual policy of maintaining minimum staffing levels (currently 2) in student-facing offices must be adhered to. For all staff – participation in all events is subject to your line manager’s agreement. Please check this first. 

GMC Pilots

There have been assessment procedures for investigating poorly performing doctors for 14 years. ACME at UCL is working with the GMC to review Fitness to Practise procedures and update the assessments to ensure each assessment is fair to the doctor being assessed. To do this, validation events are held for new assessment material. Interested and fully registered doctors are encouraged to participate. The day involves taking a written test of knowledge and a 12 station OSCE and lasts 10:00am – 4:30pm at the Clinical Assessment Centre. Participants receive an honorarium of £350 plus (standard class) travel expenses and lunch. For more information and to apply please contact us.

Website: www.ucl.ac.uk/medicalschool/postgraduate/gmc/pilot-information

E-mail: tacme@ucl.ac.uk

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