Pathology Symposium for Medical Undergraduates in Ireland

A BDIAP symposium on careers in pathology will be held at the Beaumont Hospital, Dublin on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th February 2018

The symposium is open to all undergraduate medical students in Ireland and is free to attend.

The symposium will include an overview of pathology disciplines, breakout sessions and sessions on career development and presentation skills.

The provisional programme is given below.

Refreshments will be provided, including a buffet dinner (followed by a quiz) on Friday 23rd February.

An allowance of €50 will be provided to students who are not based in Dublin, who cannot avail themselves of free accommodation in Dublin and who need accommodation, towards Friday night B&B on production of an appropriate receipt.

Students should notify the BDIAP in advance of the Symposium if they require an allowance. Please email Sam Kiely, Education and Divisional Manager.

Register for the symposium here.

The registration deadline is 5pm Monday 22nd January and places are limited to 70.

Friday 23rd February

17:00 Registration

17:00 – 17:30 Welcome & Introduction President BDIAP/Dean of Faculty, RCPI

17:30 – 17:50 Histopathology Overview

17:50 – 18:10 Microbiology Overview

18:10 – 18:30 Immunology Overview

18:30 – 18:50 Chemical Pathology Overview

18:50 – 19:10 Haematopathology Overview

19:30 – 21:00 Dinner & Quiz Note: Students to make their own travel arrangements for Friday 23rd February.

Saturday 24th February

08:45 Bus from RCSI, St. Stephen’s Green to Beaumont Hospital

09:30 – 10:30 Nuts & Bolts of Training Trainee Histopathologist Consultant Histopathologist

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/Tea

11:00 – 12:30 Break out small group sessions with individual Pathologists in different specialties: Histology | Microbiology | Chem Path | Immunology

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:15 New Developments in Autopsy Pathology

14:15 – 15:30 Presentation Skills

15:30 – 16:00 Academic Pathology. What does it Involve?

16:00 – 16:30 How to build your career & CV as a student

16:30 Bus from Beaumont Hospital to RCSI, St. Stephen’s Green