A UCD Masterclass Programme was open to all Academic Track interns from around the country was held on Saturday, 8th September in the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Nelson Street, Dublin 7. This Masterclass is a formal teaching event facilitated by the UCD Intern Network and the UCD Clinical Research Centre supporting the Academic Track Intern Programme with the aim of fostering participants curiosity in pursuing a career as an academic clinician.
The UCD Intern Network has four Academic Track Intern posts for 2018/2019, These UCD Academic Track Interns rotate through Medicine for the Elderly, Gastroenterology and Orthopaedics at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital encompassing a three- month rotation for Clinical Research.
Dr Cliona McGovern has been appointed as an ethicist to the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians where she will be a member of the MRCP(UK) Scenario Editorial Committee (SEC).
The School is delighted to welcome applications for first time appointment, re-appointment or advancement within the 2019 UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway. This adjunct academic appointment scheme recognises the contribution of our clinical faculty who lead or support both our teaching and our research programmes across our clinical training network.
The PREPARE group at the UCD School of Medicine are currently seeking members to join a public panel to guide its research on flu preparedness. This panel will meet 4-6 times a year to learn about and discuss epidemics and critical care research; advise on elements of the research process, and; improve the relevance and acceptability of critical care research design. The public panel will be of interest to individuals who'd like to learn more about epidemics and advise on the design of critical care research. The group are particularly interested in hearing from individuals who have experience (themselves/family member) of intensive care settings.
We are delighted to report that Dr Rhona Mahony, Master of the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street is being honoured by the University in the 2018 UCD Alumni Awards. The award will be presented to Dr Mahony at the 2019 UCD Alumni Awards event in UCD O'Reilly Hall on Friday 9th November 2018.
The RCPI have awarded the inaugural Kathleen Lynn Medal to Prof Karina Butler, consultant paediatrician and specialist in infectious disease specialist at Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin and the Children's University Hospital, Temple Street.
The first national arthritis research conference open to the public, medical professionals and academics took place today (Friday 2nd November 2018 in University College Dublin.
Using a new approach to identify and measure the aggressiveness of a patient’s prostate cancer, Irish-based researchers are developing a test which has so far proven to be more accurate than current clinical assessments.