3rd GEMS National Conference 2013

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Why should I go?

  • Free to attend, including refreshments and lunch

  • Opportunity to present your work at a national level
  • Network with other UK medical students, junior academic trainees and notable senior academic guest speakers
  • Attend workshops which are based on essential academic medicine skills
  • Successful abstracts will be published in  Scottish Medical Journal (SMJ)
Call For Abstracts


General registration for the event will become available once all successful delegates have been informed the decision of their abstracts.

Programme 2013

0900 – 0930 Registration Open
0930 – 0945 Welcome Address
0945 – 1045 Oral Presentation of Abstracts
1045 – 1100 Coffee & Poster Viewing
1100 – 1230 Clinical academic training & INSPIRE at GlasgowProfessor Matthew Walters & Current Trainees
1230 – 1330 Lunch & Poster Viewing
1330 – 1430 Oral Presentation of Abstracts
1430 – 1600 Break out sessions (Choose 2)A – Critical appraisal and decision making. Where’s the proof?Professor Sir Kenneth CalmanB – Interviews, The good, the bad and the uglyAcademic foundation trainees

C – Clinical medicine and research, A perfect combination – Dr Scott Shepard, Dr Collin Lindsay

1600 – 1615 Coffee
1615 – 1715 Preventative medicine and screening, a sufficient evidence base? – Panel discussion chaired by Professor Sir Kenneth CalmanPanelists- Dr Margaret McCartney, Dr Mike Winter, Current medical students
1715 – 1730 Close & Prize giving



For updates on the 3rd Annual GEMS National Conference 2013 please see our website at: http://ebmglasgow.org/conference/ or our Facebook Event Page

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us at gemsconference.2013@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you in Glasgow in October 2013.