National Events

UKAPS (UK Aspiring paediatrician society)

The official launch of UKAPS and the first full meeting will occur on 27th September 2016 so keep the date free! Due to include an introductory meeting of the society followed by an informative PaedSoc day with a variety of presentations and sessions. Watch this space for further updates concerning exact time/location!



When: Saturday, 1st October

Where: Charing Cross Campus, Imperial College Hospitals, London

This event is organised by a group of enthusiastic foundation doctors and paediatric trainees with a special interest in medical education and paediatrics.
It will mainly focus on teaching core concepts and topics in paediatrics through an interactive, case-based format in small classrooms. There will also be opportunities to interact with paediatric trainees and get careers advice from representatives from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
Early bird tickets will cost £5.90 and standard tickets £11.21.  Lunch, snacks and drinks will be provided. Any profits made will be donated to UNICEF.

MUMPS (Manchester university medics paediatric society) national student conference

When: Saturday, 8th October

Where: UMIC (University of Manchester Innovation Centre)

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BMJ careers fair

When: 21-22nd October

Where: Islington Business Design Centre, London

This is a large national medical careers fair where attendants can visit a range of exhibitions to receive careers advice, including one run by our friendly team at the RCPCH. In addition to this, there are courses covering CV writing, interview skills, career planning and much more.

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