MiME Sharing Day 2019

14th February 2019
University of Birmingham Medical School, B2, Birmingham B15 2TQ, UK

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University of Birmingham Medical School – Centre for Professional Development, Thursday February 14th 2019, 09:30-16:30
Please join us for a day of sharing best practice at the University of Birmingham Medical School.
The growing focus on student and doctor wellness is leading to rapid developments and recognition of the use of mindfulness practices for students in medical education.
This day is open to anyone interested in introducing, integrating or improving the use of mindfulness in their clinical teaching or training programs.To download the event flyer please click HERE
Registration for the day is free (refreshments and lunch will be provided), however we will not be able to provide funding for travel    
Call for papers:
We invite participation to the sharing day from academics in all areas of clinical, medical and health professions education

Posters: Size – A1, IMRAD, University/Trust logo at the top, portrait orientation
Oral presentations: 25 minutes + 10 minutes for Q&A

Themes for presentations and workshops:

Morning: Innovations in the use of Mindfulness in Medical Education
Afternoon: The future of Mindfulness in Medical Education

The deadline for abstract submissions has now closed. Submitters will be notified of the results via email in due course.
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MiME Sharing Day – Confirmed Programme



Registration, refreshments and displaying of posters


Introduction and Meditation exercise


Oral presentations
Lucy Harrison – An Investigation into Mindfulness for Medical Students: An Audit of UK Medical Schools.
Looking at the national practice of mindfulness education in UK medical schools
James Groves – The Mindful Medic 30for30 Course: Training fellow Medical Students in the art of Mindfulness and Yoga.
A peer led mindfulness and yoga training course by UCL medical students.

Comfort break


Oral presentations
Chris Sanders – The Health Enhancement Programme (HEP) at Leicester; reflections and learning on 3 years of teaching
A review of 3 years of practice of the Health Enhancement Programme based upon Craig Hassed’s work
Mark Leonard – Mindfullness-Based Organisational Education:
An Evaluation of a Mindfulness Course Delivered to Employees at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

13:00- 13:45

Lunch and viewing of posters


Meditation Exercise

14:00- 15:00

Workshops 1 – Parallel Sessions
Esther Murray – Resilience in Postgraduate medical training
Ruth Sugden – Creativity and Mindfulness 


 Refreshment break 


 Workshops 2 – Parallel Sessions. Opportunity to attend a second workshop


Close of day


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