TASME Spring Conference 2019

12th April 2019
to 12th April 2019
Newcastle University Medical School, Newcastle University, Queen Victoria Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK

A career in medical education: the ultimate balancing act?
The TASME Spring Conference is an annual one-day medical education conference aimed at trainee doctors interested in medical education. This year’s theme is “A Career in Medical Education: The Ultimate Balancing Act?”
The day will feature prominent keynote speakers and interactive workshops focusing on establishing and maintaining a career in medical education alongside busy clinical commitments. The conference is targeted at trainees with all levels of experience in medical education, aiming to help develop your career and interests.
Importantly, there will also be ample opportunity to share your medical education work on a national level by submitting abstracts for both oral and poster presentations, and the conference will also provide networking opportunities, enabling you to meet likeminded individuals and share ideas with those in similar positions.
NEW FOR THIS YEAR, we are offering opportunity to submit a workshop proposal to run a 40-minute workshop at the conference, in addition to abstract submissions for poster and oral presentations.
For any queries please contact us on tasme-conference@asme.org.uk.  If you would like to find out more information about joining TASME please go to: www.asme.org.uk/tasme Follow us on Twitter @tasme_uk
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This year the TASME Spring Conference will be held at Newcastle University Medical School, Saturday 13th April 2019.
The conference will take place in the Cookson Building, Newcastle Medical School. This is a short walk from the city centre, behind the Royal Victoria Infirmary. Directions are as follows:
Newcastle Central is the closest train station. The medical school is a 20 – 30 minute walk from the train station. Alternatively, delegates can take the Metro subway system from Central Station to Haymarket. The medical school is a 10-15 minute walk from Haymarket metro through the university campus.
Uber also provides a quick and easy way of getting to the medical school: Ubers generally cost round £4-5.
Haymarket to Medical School Walking Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/u1gwM9wiJbG2
Central Station to Medical School Walking Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/7rpcomJ6gkp
Putting “Newcastle Medical School” into Google Maps brings up directions to the registration desk.
Newcastle Airport is about 20 minutes away by Metro. Delegates are advised to get off at Haymarket. The medical school is a 10-15 minute walk from Haymarket metro as above.
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0830 – 0915
Registration and refreshments

Introduction and briefing

Lecture: Medical Education: Reflections on a Career
Prof John Spencer

Lecture: The Medical Education Balancing Act
Dr James Fisher

Coffee and refreshments

1115 – 1200

Workshop 1
Starting out in MedEd: Developing your MedEd CVAdvancing as an Educator: The Building Blocks of Medical Education

Clinical Teaching Fellows:Help I Need Support- Supporting each other, it’s everybody’s business

 Peyton’s 4 stage Approach to Teaching Clinical Skills

Dr Emily Booth Dr Isaac Chung

Dr Shirley RigbyDr Pamela Hagan

Dr Rishen Cattaree

Comfort Break


Workshop 2
Starting out in MedEd:What I Wish I knew When I was Starting Out
Advancing as an Educator: Opportunities for Medical Education Research

Gamification: a creative tool to motivate their students to become the hero’s of their own learning journey
Clinical Teaching Fellows:Refining your Presentation Skills

Dr Dan DarbyshireDr Charlotte KennedyDr Ciara Carpenter

 Dr Chris Taylor
Dr Mark PaulsonDr Simon Gay(EDC)

Lunch and posters

Lecture – Trainees as Leaders and Educators
Mr Simon Fleming

TASME young educators award presentation session

Comfort break


Workshop 3
Starting out in MedEd:Setting up Near-Peer Medical Education
JASME Prize oral presentations
Advancing as an Educator:How can I finish the ward round and give students their BACON PIE
Clinical Teaching Fellows:An Introduction to Flexible Load Presentation

Newcastle MedEd Soc

 Dr Laura Stephenson
Dr Tamora ShemwoodDr  Paul Franklin

Awards, Prizes and Closing

 {tab Abstract Booklet}Thank you for all your abstract submissions. To view or download the conference abstract booklet please click HERE
Poster Specifications:
Posters should be a maximum size of 2m in height by 1m wide (or size A0: 84.1cm x 118.9cm) portrait and should be attached to the poster boards provided using Velcro (Velcro will also be supplied). Posters should be displayed for the duration of the conference. It is the delegate’s responsibility to put the poster up and to take it down after the conference.
Authors are expected to stand by their poster, present for a few minutes, and answer any questions. We understand that if you have more than one poster in different themes that this may be difficult. In this situation we ask that you choose which paper is the primary one that you wish to present, and/or if you have a co-author who is attending, consider their availability to perhaps present another one.
The person(s) presenting must register and pay to attend the conference.
Oral presentations: Oral presenters should plan on a 10 minutes presentation with up to 5 minutes for questions afterwards
Abstract Deadline: Now passed
Abstracts should not be more than 300 words excluding titles and authors and should include the following headings:
Authors whose abstracts are accepted for POSTER presentation will be informed by 23rd February 2019. Those accepted for ORAL presentation will be informed by 8th March 2019.
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We are currently accepting proposals from those interested in running a 40-minute workshop at the conference. This could be on any aspect of medical education, including undergraduate training, postgraduate training, simulation, or feedback and assessment (and this is not an exhaustive list!) We welcome innovative, engaging and creative ideas for workshops, and welcome proposals from small groups.
Workshop Proposal Deadline: 5pm on 7th December 2018
NOTE if you are successful in obtaining a workshop slot, you are still expected to register for the conference.
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Thank you for your registrations. Due to venue requirements, this event is now sold out. Please note we are unable to offer refunds for cancellations 
Registration opens at 8.30am in the foyer of the medical school building.
If you have a poster, you will be directed to your poster board. Velcro will be provided for sticking posters to the boards. Poster guidance is available on our website.
At registration, delegates will be able to sign up to workshops.
We will have space to store any suitcases or bags for anybody travelling.
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We are operating three workshop streams; Starting out in Medical Education, Advancing as an Educator and Clinical Teaching Fellows. These streams act as a guide to content and are not exclusive to any particular group of delegates. 
This year we did an open call for workshops. Successful workshops will be entered into a competition for ‘Best Workshop’; votes will be taken on the event feedback form and the winner announced after the conference.
An online feedback form will be distributed after the event. This must be filled in for you to receive your certificate of attendance
This will be published online after the conference and will feature all accepted conference abstracts that were presented on the day.
It’s a massive shame if anybody can’t make it. We did sell out of tickets this year and do have a waiting list of people keen to attend. Therefore, if you are unable to attend, please do get in touch ASAP so we can offer the opportunity to another delegate. We regret that we are unable to offer any refunds.

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