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Undergraduate Ophthalmology Conference (UOC) 2012

Saturday 24 March 2012

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London

UOC Poster Presentation Prize 2012

Please submit an abstract of maximum 250 words to one of the following categories:
1) Case presentations and reviews
2) Audits
3) Original research

Those chosen will be invited to prepare a poster which will be presented on the day and compete for the prizes.

Please note that it is not necessary to have had clinical exposure to ophthalmology to enter this competition. However, the work must not be older than one year and no published work will be accepted.

Submission deadline is the 28th of February 2012. Candidates to be notified of short listing within 14 days after the deadline has passed. All prize entries to be submitted to the following email address:
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8.30 am

Registration, followed by tea and coffee 

9.00 am


UOC faculty 2012 

9.05 am

Medical retina and a brief history of ophthalmology 

Declan Flanagan, Consultant and Medical Director, Moorfields Eye Hospital 

9.40 am

Introduction to British Undergraduate Ophthalmology Society 

Farihah Tariq

10.00 am

The training pathway 

Bruce James, Consultant Stoke Mandeville Hospital , Head of Oxford Deanery 

10.30 am

Tea and coffee break 

10.40 am

Academic ophthalmology 

Phil Murray, Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre 

11.10 am

Applications and nationalised recruitment 

11.40 am

Cataract surgery 


12.00 pm

Ophthalmology in the developing world 

Larry Benjamin, Consultant Stoke Mandeville, Vice-President Royal College of Ophthalmologists' 

12.40 pm

Lunch and poster presentation assessment 

1.40 pm

Life as a trainee

Kamran Saha, ST2, London Deanery

2.00 pm


Sabrina Shah-Desai, Consultant, Queens Hospital, Romford 

2.30 pm

Research and innovation 

Praveen Patel, Consultant Moorfields Eye Hospital 

3.00 pm

Ocular oncology 

Mandeep Sagoo, Ocular Oncology Consultant, Barts and the London 

3.30 pm

Tea and coffee break 

3.40 pm

Practical stations and OSCE practice 

5.00 pm

Completion of evaluation forms 

5.10 pm

Announcement of prize winners and close of meeting 




To register please click HERE.



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