Medical Education Research Development 5th Annual Yorkshire Regional Meeting

This meeting is for anyone involved or interested in clinical education research, particularly those new to and inexperienced in this discipline and is organised by the Leeds Institute of Medical Education at the University of Leeds and supported by the Association for the Study of Medical Education and the Centre for Research in Professional Education.

Call for abstracts

New and early career researchers are invited to submit abstracts of papers on themes related to medical education as short communication or poster presentation format. The purpose of the day is to exchange information and updates about current research in the region and to begin developing networks and support structures for researchers, including linking potential collaborators and encouraging funding applications. The programme will include a keynote speech by Professor Miriam Zukas on Research Paradigms in Medical Education and workshops on Academic Writing and Arts Based Approaches to Research.

Accepted authors must register for the conference as delegates. We look forward to receiving your abstract by Friday 24th August 2012.

All projects selected for inclusion in the meeting, whether as presentations or posters, will be published electronically. All authors, if they wish, will be eligible for advice about how to develop their work including possible conference presentations, publication and/or further development.

In addition there will be 2 prizes: most promising research project and poster. The main selection criteria for award of the prizes are creativity, originality and potential contribution to developing theory.

Continuing Professional Development

This event has been awarded 6 CPD points by the Royal College of Physicians, London and all delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Costs and Registration

The meeting will be held at University House at the University of Leeds. The conference is subsidised and so the cost is £35 for the day.

Further Information
The abstract guidelines and participant registration form are available online at

If you have any questions about this event please contact Gillian Thackrah, Leeds Institute of Medical Education, Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9NL Phone: +44 (0)113 343 1656 Email:
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