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AUDGPI Annual Scientific Meeting 06/03/2014-07/03/2014

17th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association of Departments of General Practice in Ireland

The Department of General Practice in University College Cork are delighted to host the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association of Departments of General Practice in Ireland. In a change of format the conference will be held over a day and a half on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th March 2014.

The Thursday half day has been designated for workshops on research and education topics to be determined on the basis of submitted abstracts. On the Thursday evening delegates are encouraged to join us for a meal at the award-winning Glucksman Gallery in the grounds of UCC.

Our keynote speaker for Friday morning is Professor Robert (Bob) Bollinger, Director of the Johns Hopkins Centre for Global Health Education. Professor Bollinger is a professor of infectious diseases and public health medicine specialist. The Centre for Global Health Education, which he heads, develops and provides clinical education to healthcare providers in resource limited settings around the world. He has also been a leader in the development and use of distance learning and mHealth technology.

On Friday there will also be the usual presentation of work of the departments of general practice in Ireland and their research partners in parallel sessions and posters. We particularly welcome work from undergraduate and postgraduate students and general practice registrars. The McCormick and Irwin prizes will be awarded during the course of the conference for the best poster and oral presentations. The Fiona Bradley Award for individuals or groups who have made a sustained difference in healthcare either in Ireland or internationally will also be made at the conference – nominations by 17 January 2014 to Professor Walter Cullen (walter.cullen@ul.ie) . The Annual General Meeting of the Association will take place during the conference.

Abstracts for workshops, poster and oral presentations to be submitted to the Department of General Practice, UCC using the form available here

GMS CME and ICGP Professional Competence credits in respect of the conference have been applied for.

Registration Fees are as follows:

Whole conference (1½ days) €200
Student rate (registered undergraduate, postgraduate or trainee) €125
Friday only €150
Friday only student rate €100
Dinner (Thursday) evening €50

Contact: Dr Louise Burgoyne, Course Co-ordinator – Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, CPD Module Co-ordinator – Department of General Practice, University College Cork.
Tel: 021-4205517

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