Ulster Society of Internal Medicine

The Ulster Society of Internal Medicine is a section of the Ulster Medical Society. It was founded in 1968 to encourage consultants in internal medicine in Northern Ireland to meet and discuss professional matters.

The Society holds two meetings a year, one in Belfast in the autumn and one elsewhere in Northern Ireland in the spring.


Meetings 2016


Spring 2016 Meeting (95th)

Day and Time:   Friday 27th May from 2 pm to 5.30 pm
Venue:Centre for Medical and Dental Education and Training, Altnagelvin Hospital
Abstract Submission:By 5pm Tuesday 26th April 2016
PapersFive oral and three poster presentations.
Invited Speakers:Professor Maurice O'Kane
PCSK9 Inhibitors
Dr Michael Trimble
The profession of medicine and its rivals
Grand RoundsPresented by staff from Altnagelvin Hospital
CPDThree hours external CPD will be applied for

Autumn 2016 Meeting (96th)

Date, Venue, etc:   To be decided

Submission of papers

We welcome trainees and consultants to submit presentations relating to original research, audits, or reviews of interesting cases from the broad family of general medicine and its specialities.

Please read the Instructions to Authors carefully before submitting abstracts. Please state whether a poster presentation is preferred. Poster should be A1 size in landscape format (approximately 90 x 60 cm).

Abstracts submitted before the closing date will be considered for selection by the committee.

Abstracts that have been selected and presented at the meeting will normally be published in the Ulster Medical Journal.

There will a £150 prize for the best paper presented by a junior.


Administration

Membership

Membership of the Ulster Society of Internal Medicine is open to all Consultant Physicians who belong to the Ulster Medical Society.

Members may attend and speak at all clinical and business meetings of the Society. Notification of meetings will be sent by email. Those without email should ensure that the Honorary Secretary has their current postal address.

Medically qualified non-members are welcome to attend and speak at the clinical meetings.

The fee for membership of the USIM is currently £5. Application forms are available from the treasurer.

Committee

Chair:   Dr Kate Ritchie, Consultant Physician, Craigavon Area Hospital.
Hon. Secretary:Dr John A Purvis, Consultant Cardiologist, Altnagelvin Hospital.
Hon. Treasurer:Dr Seamus Murphy, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Daisy Hill Hospital.
Members:Dr A. Varghese, Dr S. Johnston, Dr C. Harron, Dr J. McConville, Dr I. Gleadhill, Dr S. Murphy.

Contact

Ulster Society of Internal Medicine usim @ ums. ac.uk

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