March 2017 | Márta 2017

Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Interns Study Day

Fri, 24 March 17 14:39

The Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Interns Study Day took place in the Corrigan and Graves Hall, RCPI, Kildare St on Saturday 14th January 2017.  Over 450 abstracts were received from interns across all Intern Training Networks.  Presentations consisted of both oral and poster presentations with the RAMI Bronze Medal awarded for both the best in the categories of Case Presentation Medicine (Platform), Case Presentation Surgery (Platform), Clinical Research (Platform), poster in Case Presentation Medicine, Case Presentation Surgery and Clinical Research.

 The winners were:

RAMI 2017 Winners – Oral Presentations

Oral Presentation: Case Presentation Surgery

Intern: Dr James Clarke

Abstract: Clarke J, Reynaud C, Concannon E, O’Neill JP, O’Sullivan JB: Innovative reconstruction methods in a case of sinonasal squamous cell carcinoma with intracranial extension (Abstract No. 104)

Network: Dublin/Northeast (RCSI) Intern Network

Oral Presentation: Case Presentation Medicine

Intern: Dr Shane Power

Abstract: Power S & Fahy R: NMDA Encephalitis A Case Study (Abstract No. 142

Network: Dublin/Southeast (TCD) Intern Network

Oral Presentation: Clinical Research

Intern: Dr Paul Ryan

Abstract: Ryan P & Falvey: Assessment of existing lay-person knowledge on the role and use of an Automated External Defibrillator in amateur sports clubs (Abstract No. 450) Network: South (UCC) Intern Network

Intern: Dr Donnchadh O’Sullivan

Abstract: O’Sullivan DM, Abd Elwahab S, Lowery A, Merrigan A, Lal A, Tormey S: Paediatric Negative Appendectomy - What do we know and what is our practice? (Abstract No. 204)

Network: Mid-West (UL) Intern Network

RAMI 2017 Winners – Poster Presentations

Poster Presentation: Case Presentation Surgery

Intern: Dr Nathaniel McHugh

Abstract: McHugh N & Morrison C: Modern Healthy Diet: Eat well, exercise and…undergo plastic surgery? (Abstract No. 2017)

Network: Dublin/Mid Leinster (UCD) Intern Network

 

Poster Presentation: Case Presentation Medicine

Intern: Dr Kevin Conlon

Abstract: Conlon K & Allen N: Unilateral facial nerve palsy as a presenting complaint of Lyme Borreliosis – case series (Abstract No. 78)

Network: West Northwest (NUIG) Intern Network

Poster Presentation: Clinical Research

Intern: Dr Jeffrey Mulcaire

Abstract: Mulcaire J & LukeC: A Study of Clinical Presentation to an Inner City Resuscitation Room (Abstract No. 12) Network: South (UCC) Intern Network (UCC)

 

Intern: Dr Megan Brophy

Abstract: Brophy M, Vainberg N, Collins D, Gleeson A: Implementation of a Hip Fracture Proforma within Beaumont Hospital Emergency Department and the resultant effect on Neck of Femur fracture management (Abstract No. 175)

Network: Dublin/Northeast (RCSI) Intern Network

Thanks 

Associate Professor Dermot Power, RAMI President, Section of interns would like to thank all the Adjudicators including:

  • Professor Ger Curley, Professor of Anaesthesia, Beaumont Hospital
  • Dr Michael Fay, Consultant Haematologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
  • Dr Sinead Galvin, Consultant Anaesthetist, Beaumont Hospital
  • Dr Paula Hickey, Consultant Medicine for the Elderly, Sligo University Hospital
  • Dr Cathy Kelly, Consultant Oncologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
  • Dr Niamh Kieran, Consultant Nephrologist, Galway University Hospital
  • Ms Zenia Martin, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, St James Hospital
  • Professor Patrick Murray, Head of School of Medicine, University College Dublin
  • Dr Margaret O Connor, Consultant in Medicine for the Elderly, University of Limerick
  • Mr Sean O Neill, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, St James Hospital
  • Professor Dermot Power, President Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland
  • Dr Bill Tormey, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Beaumont Hospital

A special thank you to Mr Gerry McEntee, Consultant Surgeon, Mater Hospital who delivered a plenary session entitled “Starting out in Medicine – where can it take you?” and our RAMI Committee members including Associate Professor Denise Sadlier, Consultant Nephrologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Ms Sinead Cleary, UCD Intern Network and Ms Helen Moore, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland.  Abstract reviewers included Professor Ronan Cahill, Dr Michael Fay, Professor Sean Gaine, Dr Cathy Kelly, Professor Leo Lawlor, Associate Professor Paddy Mallon, Mr Jurgen Mulsow, Dr Dermot O Callaghan, Professor Yvonne O Meara, Professor Dermot Power, Mr Maurice Stokes.

Financial support was received from the Medical School of University College Cork with many thanks.

All abstracts will be published in the Irish Journal of Medical Science.