St Vincent's University Hospital host a seminar entitled 'Career Paths of Women in Medicine' on Fri 28 Nov 14 in the ERC at St Vincent's University Hospital. Speakers will include Dr. Emer Kelly (Consultant Respiratory Physician) and Prof Eilis McGovern (Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Former President of the Royal College of Surgeons). Talks will be followed by coffee and small group discussions.
When: 2pm – 3.30pm
“Career paths of women in medicine”
Dr. Emer Kelly, Consultant Respiratory Physician
Professor Eilis McGovern, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Former President of the Royal College of Surgeons
Talks will be followed by coffee and small group discussions.
The Dublin Centre for Clinical Research (DCCR) is holding its Annual Scientific Meeting in the Tercentenary Hall, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute on Wednesday 26th Nov 14 from 3:30-7:30pm. Full programme: DCCR Annual Scientific Meeting - Programme
European HIV testing week takes place from 21st - 28th Nov 14, the week leading up to World AIDS Day on 1st December 2014. Now in its second year, the testing week aims to make people aware of their HIV status and reduce late diagnosis. The UCD HIV Molecular Research Group is conducting a rapid HIV screening study based at the Emergency Department in the Mater Hospital as part of an international collaboration between UCD, the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and the Jacobi Medical Centre in the Bronx New York.
The inaugural meeting of the UCD Academic Center for Paediatric Research (ACPR) will be held on Friday, 14th November 2014 at 12:30pm in the UCD FitzGerald Debating Chamber, UCD Student Centre, Belfield.
The Migraine Association of Ireland will be holding five health professional training events in November and December, taking place in Sligo, Galway, Cork, Kildare and Kilkenny. These seminars are aimed towards physiotherapists, pharmacists, GPs, hospital doctors, nurses and all other health professionals and will be delivered by experts in their field.
On 8th November 2014 the UCD Open Day took place. The Open Day was a huge success seeing over 12,500 prospective students and parents in attendance.
Abstracts are invited for oral (10 minutes) and poster presentations to be made at the CIHP meeting on Thursday 6th November next. Clinical & Scientific submissions are welcome. A medal will be awarded to one winner in each category.
BioConnect Ireland 'Biomarkers – Sensing the Future Challenges in the Road from the Bench to the Clinic'
This meeting will review overall progress in biomarker development and commercialisation, and the barriers to their progress from the bench to the clinic. Industry and clinical speakers will review the complex process of converting a biochemical or genetic indicator into a medically useful tool.
Epidermolysis Bullosa Awareness Day takes place on Friday 24th October 2014. Please support DEBRA Ireland who give comfort and hope to children and adults living with EB.
The 2014 Mid-year INMED Symposium will be hosted by Trinity College Dublin on 23rd October 2014 from 10:00am - 4:30pm. The theme of the meeting is Moral Development in Medical Education.
UCD Diagnostic Imaging host a study day entitled "Post-Mortems and Imaging" on Sat 18 Oct 14 from 1pm - 5pm at Carton House Hotel, Co. Kildare.
Designed to draw on current thinking both nationally and internationally, the study day aims to build a better understanding of advances in the use of radiology in the post-mortem environment of today. Speakers will range from across pathology, radiography and radiology, paediatric and adult backgrounds and will discuss varying aspects of both traditional surgical and new minimally-invasive techniques – outlining the benefits and drawbacks of each in the clinical setting.
UCD Med Day 2014 will take place on Friday October 17th and this year, will benefit more Irish charities than ever before: CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, The Irish Hospice Foundation, Helium, Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust, Laura Lynn House, St. Vincents Foundation and The Mater Foundation.
We are hosting an evening, open to all UCD staff and students with an interest in Biomedical Engineering, aimed at fostering interdisciplinary collaboration between engineers and clinicians. Contributors are invited to prepare 3 minute pitches on a relevant clinical challenge or their skill set.
The next Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland seminar of the 2014/15 series s entitled 'From Nation Building to Securitization of Public Health: Evolving Concepts of Quarantine, Palestine/Israel, 1920-2010'
The UCD 2014 Student Summer Research Awards takes place on the evening of Thurs 2nd Oct 14 at the FitzGerald Debating Chamber, UCD Student Centre, Belfield.
This year's event will see approximately 80 SSRA student participants present scientific posters on their research to the academic and clinical faculty. From this competition, a number of posters will be selected for oral presentation at the UCD SSRA 2014 awards ceremony where the prestigous SSRA Gold Medal will be presented.
U3D is hosting its first 3D printing expo and the company is reaching out to local and international designers, enthusiasts, businesses, and educational groups to invite them to take part in this exciting event. The schedule includes a lecture by Prof. James Jones titled “3D Printing in the Anatomical Sciences”.
Staff and students are invited to attend the launch of a new book titled 'Ada English: Patriot and Psychiatrist' written by Prof Brendan Kelly (UCD Associate Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital) and published by Irish Academic Press.
The book will be launched by Kathleen Lynch TD, Minister for Primary Care, Social Care (Disabilities & Older People) and Mental Health at 6:00pm on Wednesday 1st October 2014 in O’Connell House, 58 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.
Prof Kelly's book celebrates an extraordinary life, in the vein of Kathleen Lynn and Dorothy Stopford Price, that was dedicated to the improvement of patient care in Ireland.
An Information Evening for Medical Students Overseas Relief (MSOR) takes place on Tuesday 30th September 2014 at 7.30pm in C004.
Most of us take breathing for granted. Persons living with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) do not. To raise awareness of this devastating disease, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Ireland will try to break the Guinness World Record for the longest kissing chain in the world. This will be held in St Brigid’s GAA Grounds, Russell Park, Navan Rd., Dublin 7 on Sunday 28th September at 1.00 pm. The current record is 351 - this was set by Jiayuam.com in Beijing, China on 11 November, 2011.
The 2014 SSRA Research Symposium takes place on the evening of Tues 23rd Sept 14 at UCD Belfield. A highlight in our School calendar, the Student Summer Research initiative showcases 8-week supervised research projects undertaken by our undergraduate students.
A tea/coffee morning will be held in Health Sciences Centre on Thursday 18 September from 9.30am to 11.30am in aid of Harold's Cross Hospice. All welcome! For further information please contact Brid McCormack or Anne Molphy on x6646
Prof Ronan O'Connell will deliver the 54th Graves Lecture 2014 on Wednesday 17th September 2014 from 7pm in the Corrigan Hall, RCPI. Prof O'Connell's presentation will review the evolution and current challenges associated with the 'Ileal Pouch' surgical procedure. Early booking is advised as seating will be limited.
Abstracts are invited for The Physiological Society's forthcoming topic meeting entitled 'Obesity - A Physiological Perspective' which takes place in Newcastle between the 10 - 12th September 2014. Closing date for receipt of abstracts is 12th July 2014.
This Seminar will provide information to applicants applying to Stage 1 of the 2-stage Health Call with a deadline of 14th October 2014 and explore engagement with Health in Horizon 2020 beyond the 2015 Calls.
Harvard Medical School's Global Clinical Scholars Research Training (GCSRT) Programme (Dublin Information Session)
Transformative Training in Clinical Research - The Global Clinical Scholars Research Training (GCSRT) program (hms.harvard.edu/gcsrt) is a groundbreaking one-year program of blended learning at Harvard Medical School intended for clinicians and clinician-scientists who desire rigorous training in the methods and conduct of clinical research.
The UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science host their popular Basic Life Support training course for SMMS staff on Thursday 28th Aug 2014 from 9:30am to 12:30pm at the UCD Health Science Centre. The course is free to School staff but early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.
The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland present a Summer School of interest to Medical Graduates and Interns intersted in a career in psychiatry.
The UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science host their popular Basic Life Support training course for SMMS staff on Wed 23 July 2014 and Thurs 28 Aug 2014 at the UCD Health Science Centre. The course is free to School staff but early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.
UCD Diagnostic Imaging host a visit by two eminent US academics on Monday 23rd June 2014 who will deliver lectures on advanced diagnostic imaging from 10:00 - 12:00 in A005, UCD Health Science Centre.
Professor Norbert Pelc (Stanford University) and Professor John Boone (University of California, Davis) will deliver lectures on computed tomography to UCD DI Staff. The group extend a welcome to individuals both inside and outside of the University to avail of this specialist expertise.
The RAMI Section of Biomedical Sciences Annual Meeting 2014 takes place on Thurs 19th June 2014 at the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD Belfield. Abstract submission and registration are now open.
UCD Anatomy present a symposium on 3-D Printing in Anatomy on Wed 18th June 2014 at C004, UCD Health Science Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield.
SBI and EMBL are hosting a joint scientific workshop on 16th June 2014 in the UCD Conway Institute to explore opportunities for future collaborations. The meeting will be chaired by EMBL Director General, Prof Iain Mattaj and SBI Director, Prof Walter Kolch. Silke Schumacher, Director International Relations at EMBL, will also be in attendance.
The workshop will comprise of a series of talks from senior SBI and EMBL researchers followed by a reception sponsored by the EMBL Alumni Association. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and networking over the course of the day – please see agenda and event flyer attached.
PharmTox society and ChemSoc hold a black tie charity event for all Science Schools in aid of Mental Health Ireland and Pieta house. “The Midsummer Science Soirée” will take place on Wed 11th June 14 at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire.
The 2014 UCD Medicine Gala Dinner takes place on Thursday 5th June 2014. Further details will be announced shortly.
A half day medico-legal meeting on Shoulder Dystocia takes place on the 4th June 2014 from 2-6pm at Hayfield Manor, Perott Avenue Cork.
Applications of Molecular Pathology to Infectious Disease Pathogenesis – Lessons from Malaria and Pneumonia
Professor Gareth Turner (Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit) will present a lecture entitled 'Applications of Molecular Pathology to Infectious Disease Pathogenesis – Lessons from Malaria and Pneumonia' at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital at 1pm on Wed 4th June 2014.
WillFredd Theatre invite you to a very special performance of CARE, a show about the people who add life to days, if not days to life. This performance has been developed with Irish Hospice staff and takes place on Fri 30 May 2014 from 5–6pm at St Francis Hospice, Station Road, Raheny. Our congratulations and best wishes to all involved.
The UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science is pleased to offer a limited number of Basic Life Support course places to any member of SMMS staff. This certified Heartsaver AED course includes cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and operating an Advisory External Defibrillator. Two dates have been resevered for SMMS staff commencing Tues 27th May 2014 at 9:30am.
The Irish Autism Genome Collaboration is hosting a research meeting entitled 'Autism Spectrum Disorder - Developments in Research & Diagnosis' on Thurs 22nd May 2014 at the UCD Health Science Centre.
Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations to be made at the DAMC Young Investigators Research Symposium, which takes place on Wednesday, 21st May 2014 in the Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre. Clinical & Scientific submissions are welcome. Closing date for abstract submission is Wednesday 16th April 2014.
The 2014 UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion opens with a research symposium entitled “Frontiers on Diabetes and Obesity Research and Management." The symposium takes place on Friday 16th May 2014 from 12:30* to 3:00pm in the UCD Garret Fitzgerald Debating Chamber, UCD Student Centre, Belfield. Keynote address will be given by distinguished UCD Medicine alumnus Prof. Sir Stephen O’Rahilly and will feature current UCD academic staff with research interests in diabetes and obesity.
The mid-afternoon session will feature four CME-accredited talks by graduates from our celebratory years which this years includes the Classes of 1954, 1959, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1989, 1994 and 2004.
The event will conclude with a formal UCD Medicine Reunion Dinner at 19:45pm in the Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace which will be preceded by a Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception and photograph session at 19:00pm.
We look forward to welcoming our graduates back to UCD and hope they are suitably impressed by our campus and the research programmes being undertaken by our current faculty.
Students and staff are cordially invited to a scientific meeting entitled 'Frontiers in Diabetes and Obesity Research and Management' which takes place on Fri 16th May 14 between 12 - 3pm at the UCD Student Centre. This meeting, as part of the UCD Alumni Reunion celebrations, showcases research by current UCD investigators and distinguished graduates and features a keynote address by Prof Sir Stephen O'Rahilly (Uni of Cambridge).
All Staff and affiliated staff are invited to a College of Health Science meeting 'Developing Connected Health' which takes place at Belfield on Thursday 15th May 2014 at 4pm. The purpose of the meeting is to engage both academics and clinicians and introduce the possibility of utilising the Connected Health platform in UCD. The objective is to design projects which would be competitive for funding through Horizons 2020 and the SFI centre calls.
All School Meeting incorporating the first visit to the School by UCD President, Professor Andrew Deeks, will take place on Thursday 8th May 2014 from 2:00 - 5:00pm in C004, UCD Health Science Centre. The meeting will conclude with a staff reception in the Kevin Barry Gallery, UCD Charles Institute.
A major international conference entitled "Horizons in Rheumatology 2014” takes place at UCD O'Reilly Hall, Belfield on Thur 8th and Fri 9th May 14. The program seeks to deliver an educational forum that provides physicians, trainees, scientists and nursing colleagues with the opportunity to experience, review and discuss the key issues in Rheumatic Disease. It will be facilitated by a panel of national and international experts and has been developed to reflect the current issues and advancements in the area. The meeting is being supported by the Royal College of Physicians for professional competency accreditation.
All staff are cordially invited to a series of business presentations in a Dragons' Den style presentation format. The presentations arise from the clinical leadership training programme by the Dublin Academic Medical Centre Postgraduate Medical Education group.
The UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science is pleased to announce its annual scientific meeting will take place on Saturday 26th April 2014, 9:30am – 4:00 pm at the UCD Health Science Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4. Programme detail will be announced shortly. This meeting is an ideal opportunity to network with colleagues and peers while gaining CPD/CPC credits.
UCD Diagnostic Imaging host a specialist trans-vaginal ultrasound study day on Saturday 26th April 2014 from 9:00am - 5:00pm at UCD Health Science Centre. The programme comprises formal lectures by experts in the field designed to update and inform participants in the latest best practices of this imaging modality followed by an afternoon small group practical workshop. Registration will open shortly. As the number of workshop spaces are limited, early booking is advised.
UCD Students are holding 'Relay for Life' in conjunction with the Irish Cancer Society on 9th - 10th April 2014 at the Devlin GAA Pitch, UCD Belfield. In addition to fundraising, the 24 hour ‘Relay for Life’ aims to awareness about cancer and to show support and solidarity with individuals and their families who have been affected by the disease. Participation by students and staff is most welcomed.
The UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology host its first international symposium entitled 'Update on Rosacea' on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th March 2014 at the UCD Charles Institute, Belfield. This symposium will bring together leading international experts to present the latest clinical and research updates on rosacea. The programme will include invited speakers, short presentations and poster sessions on current approaches to management and future prospects for improved treatment. Registration is free for residents or scientists in training.
The School will hold an off-site Strategic Retreat on Monday 10th March 2014 to commence preparations for the next strategic planning cycle. Attendees will include the Dean, Associate Dean, Section Leaders and Subject Leaders as well as other key staff members.
All staff are invited to feedback to their views on the current School Strategic Objectives and Priorities to a participant in advance of the retreat. The output from the School Retreat will be circulated to all staff in the normal manner and will form an important part of our presentation to the UCD President who will be visiting the School on Thursday 20th March 2014. All staff are cordially invited to meet with the President to hear firsthand his emerging vision for the University based on his consultations to date.
The School Strategic Retreat has been re-scheduled from 28th February 14 due to limited availability of senior School staff. In view of the School size and multiple calendar constraints it may be necessary to host this consultation across a number of days and/or via Site or Section groups.
The Infection Biology Research Group offer a 5 ECTS credit graduate module showcasing advances in infection biology. The module aims to provide students with an overview of current research developments in the infection biology area, and how these are translating into novel therapeutic modalities.
The Mater Rugby Club are hosting their annual Mater Charity Ball on Friday 7th March 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 2. The event is in aid of SVP and the Mater Samaritan Fund. Special Guest: Paul McGinley
The 4th Annual Head & Neck Surgical Oncology conference takes place on Fri 7th March 13 at St Vincent's University Hospital. Guest speakers include Dr Paul Lorigan MD, University of Manchester. Registration for this meeting is now open. CME accreditation pending.
The UCD Medical Society are hosting a Strictly Come Dancing charity event in aid of the new National Maternity Hospital Foundation on the 6th March 2014. They are keen to welcome staff members to their pre-event dance lessons. This is your opportunity to appear as a Staff 'Special Guest' and unlesh your inner Jean Butler.
Surgeon and President of MSF UK, Professor Paul McMaster, will give a public talk about his most recent assignment in South Sudan. The talk will take place on Tuesday 4th March 14 at 6:30pm at the Little Museum of Dublin, on St. Stephens Green. This talk is free and all are welcome to attend.
St Vincent's University Hospital hold their Annual GP Study Day at the SVUH Education & Research Centre on Sat 1st March 14. The programme will include a range of consultant-delivered presentations of relevance to GP's. Registration is free but online booking is essential.
Students and staff are taking part in a charity ‘Meds versus/and Staff’ soccer match at UCD Belfield on the afternoon of Friday, 21st February 2014 (Kick-off is provisionally scheduled for 4:00pm). All staff are invited to take part, or if you don't want to embarrass the kids, then at least come along to support. This rescheduled game is an opportunity to see the Dean and a host of academic staff out of their comfort zone!
INMED 2014, the annual meeting of Irish medical educators, takes place at Queen's University Belfast on 20-21st February 2014. The conference is preceded by a conference workshop on 19th February 2014.
The St Vincent's Rugby Club proudly presents The St Vincent's Charity Ball in aid of the St Vincent's Foundation. The event takes place on Saturday 15th February 2014 at 7:00pm in the Shelbourne Hotel.
MedFest, the medical film festival which takes place place throughout the UK, Ireland, Latvia and Australia during February and March visits UCD on 11th February 2014.
The theme for this year’s MedFest is ‘Medicine from Cradle to Grave'. The evening is split into three sections, each exploring different parts of the life-cycle. In each section, 2 or 3 short films will be shown followed by a panel discussioninvolving experts in the fields of psychiatry, neuroscience, geriatrics, paediatrics and experimental film, including Prof Colm McDonald, Prof Billy Bourke, Prof Desmond O'Neill, Prof Gerard Loftus and Ms Vivienne Dick.
A conference looking at the transition in Ireland from child & adolescent to adult mental health services takes place on Tuesday 11th February 2014 from 1.30pm – 4.00pm at Lucena Clinic, Rathgar. The conference is organised as part of the HRB-funded ITRACK: A Study of Service Organisation, Policies, Process and User and Carer Perspectives.
The UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science hosts a Stroke Management Study Day on Saturday 1st February 2014 at the UCD Health Science Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4.
This meeting is directed towards all health care professionals interested in updating themselves in the current issues and information involved in managing stroke in Ireland today. The topics are wide and varied covering the pathway of stroke management from diagnosis and imaging to options in therapeutic intervention and current best practice as evidenced by published and ongoing clinical trials.
The meeting is endorsed by the IIRRT and recognised by the RCSI for CPD purposes.
The School hosts an evening meeting on Diabetes & Obesity on Thursday 30th January 2014 at UCD Conway Institute between 7pm and 9pm. This meeting is designed for General Practitioners and all health care professionals interested in updated treatments for diabetes and obesity. The session will address the scale of the current diabetes and obesity problem in Ireland, as well as discuss the relevant options for treatment, including diet, exercise, medication and surgical management. Attendance is free but subject to a refundable booking desposit. Early booking is recommended.
The RAMI and St Luke's Hospital invite you to the 39th St Luke's Lecture which will be given by Prof Malcolm Kell (Consultant Surgeon, MMUH and UCD Associate Clinical Professor) at 6pm on Wed 29th Jan 14 at the RCPI.
The 2014 Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony will take place on Wed 29th Jan 14 at UCD O'Reilly Hall.
The 'White Coat Ceremony marks the transition from formal classroom education to full-time clinical training and is an important milestone in the creation of the medical professional. The event will be streamed live on the web and will feature a keynote address by Prof Freddie Wood, President, Medical Council of Ireland.
Our annual Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony will take place on Wednesday 29th January 2014 at 5:00pm in O’Reilly Hall for medical students entering their final clinical years in medicine. The ceremony will be followed by a reception for students, their guests and staff in the Conservatory in O’Reilly Hall. The 'White Coat' Ceremony marks the transition from preclinical to clinical medical education and is a symbol of the professional responsibilities that students will assume throughout their clinical life.
We are pleased to announce a two day meeting on personalising cancer care and advancing translational oncology which takes place on Thurs 23rd and Fri 24th January 2014. The event will comprise a scientific meeting involving laboratory and clinician scientists, a public lecture and presentations by patient advocates.
The annual RAMI Intern Study Day takes place on Saturday 18th January 2014 from 8:00am at the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. The programme will feature case presentations and research posters by medical interns from each of the six national itern networks. Broadcaster, Mr George Hook will give the keynote address and awards will be presented by Prof Patrick Murray, Dean of Medicine & Head, UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science.