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UCD Researcher to Deliver Prestigious Cournand Lecture at International Congress

Dr Silke Ryan, a University College Dublin medical researcher, will deliver the prestigious Cournand lecture, to an expected audience of 20,000, at the forthcoming international congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS). The ERS Congress, the largest annual respiratorymeeting in the world, takes place this year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 26-29th September.


Should We Be More Caring?

As part of our ‘Care in Medicine’ initiative, final year UCD Medicine students participated in a seminar entitled ‘Should we be more Caring?’ in the FitzGerald Chamber on March 6th 2015. Coordinated by Prof Brendan Drumm and Dr Suzanne Donnelly, the event afforded students the opportunity to discuss and reflect upon the challenges and rewards of empathic care in the daily practice of medicine.

SMMS Student Takes Best Student Award INMED Annual Scientific Meeting

The theme for this year’s meeting was NEW HORIZONS IN HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION: Complexity, Culture and Communication. UCD was well represented with 13 paper submissions and 5 students presenting their continued medical education research projects. UCD SMMS student Cathal Aherne, supervised by Dr Peter Holloway, took best student award for his research project ‘A novel mind-map slide-show hybrid for the standardised, interactive and graphical presentation of pathology topics.’