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KOGS National Student Conference 2020

22nd February 2020 (Saturday)
David Weatherall Building, Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG

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Keele Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society is pleased to invite enthusiastic undergraduate medical students to its first national conference, KOGS National Student Conference 2020.

This conference will provide students with the opportunity to present their research or audit work, and to engage in current topical issues in the field with leading gynaecologists and obstetricians.

The day will involve poster presentations, talks on current hot topics, and themed workshops. There will also be the opportunity to practice suturing skills and to try out laparoscopic and hysteroscopic simulations. Students will also have the opportunity to network with specialists to find out what a career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology entails and ways to start building a portfolio towards a career in the field.

Abstract Submission:


Abstract submissions relating to any Obstetrics or Gynaecology topic are welcome. Submissions must be no longer than 250 words and may consist of an audit or original research. Submissions must be made by a current undergraduate medical student from the United Kingdom.

To submit your abstract, please CLICK HERE.

Abstract submissions must be received no later than Monday 17th February 2020 at 1200 hours.

Aims and Objectives

  • To educate and encourage debate amongst medical students on the current topical issues and advancements in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • To enable medical students to gain experience in basic practical skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • To inform students interested in a career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology on the key attributes and portfolio requirements needed to apply for training.

Fee, Date and Venue

  • Date : 22nd February 2020 (Saturday)
  • Time : 0930 – 1600 hours
  • Venue : David Weatherall Building, Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG
  • Registration Fee : £6.00
  • No. of Places Available : 60
  • Suitable for : Undergraduate Medical Students
  • Closing Date : Wednesday 19th February 2020 at 1200 hours

Programme

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Faculty

  • Dr Glenn Davies, MBChB
    Clinical Teaching Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent
  • Mr Gourab Misra, MBBS, FRCOG, MCh in Surgery Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy
    Consultant in Gynaecology
    Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

Speakers



Mr Andrew Sizer, BSc, MPH, DFFP, MRCOG, MD, PhD
Consultant in Gynaecology
Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust

Professor Fidelma O'Mahony, MBChB, BAO, FRCOG
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

Dr Kristina Hofberg, MRCPsych, MBChB
Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist
Brockington Mother and Baby Unit, Stafford

Mr Zeiad El-Gizawy, MBBCh, MD, MRCOG, Dip Med Ed, Dip Adv Gynae Endoscopy
Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

Workshops


  • Workshop 1: Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy - Basic skills and practice on models under supervision.
  • Workshop 2: Suturing Skills - Instrument handling and suturing patterns.
  • Workshop 3: Careers - Advice on Obstetrics and Gynaecology careers and portfolio preparation.
  • Workshop 4: Basic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Skills - Antenatal examination, bimanual examination and speculum use.
  • Additional Topics Covered - In/out-of-hospital emergencies, instrumental delivery, breech, shoulder dystocia, and the stages of labour.