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Career Progression and Equality in Medicine Conference

Career Progression AND EQUALITY IN MEDICINE CONFERENCE 2019

11 October 2019

10am-4pm

Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE

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About the event

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUHT) and BSMS are organising an event to discuss key topics in relation to career progression in medicine, including leadership, career development, and how to ‘have an impact’ and gain recognition. We are pleased to have a wide range of speakers including Prof Dame Jane Dacre, Dame Marianne Griffiths, CEO of Western Sussex Hospitals Trust and BSUHT and Samantha Allen, Chief Executive of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The event is aimed at clinical staff at the Trust and the Medical School as well as staff from other local Trusts.

Agenda

The day will involve three sessions which need to be booked on to separately - morning, lunch and afternoon sessions: 

Morning: 

10:00: Registration

10:15-10:30:  Welcome & background to BSUH local context with Dr Anna Crown

10:30-10:45: BSMS local context & Athena SWAN programme with Jenny Holmes  

10:45-11:15: Medical leadership, education and pay gap research with Professor Dame Jane Dacre, DBE, Professor of Medical Education, University College London

11:15-11:45: Leadership and career progression in healthcare with Samantha Allen, Chief Executive, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

11:45-12:15: Leadership and career progression in healthcare with Dame Marianne Griffiths DBE, Chief Executive, Western Sussex Hospitals and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

12:15-12:30: Panel discussion

 

12:30-1:30: Lunch - informal facilitated lunch time discussion groups 

 

Afternoon:

1:30-1:50: A career in academic medicine: Highs and Lows with Sumita Verma, Professor of Hepatology

1:50-2:10: Top tips for career progression with Heike Rabe, Reader & Honorary Consultant Neonatologist

2:10-2:30: How to have an impact and gain recognition with Sabina Dizdarevic, Consultant, Nuclear Medicine & Honorary Professor

2:30-2:50: Global leadership and the value of diversity with Chi Eziefula, Senior Lecturer, Infectious Diseases

2:50-3:10: Surgical success and leadership with Lisa Leonard, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon and Chief of Surgery Division

3:10-3:30: Our department’s (doomed) attempt at gender-less leadership with Muna Al-Jawad, Senior Lecturer in Medical Education

3:30-4:00: Wrap up and Feedback with Dr Anna Crown and Jenny Holmes

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About the speakers


Professor Dame Jane Dacre DBE, MD, FRCP
Dame Jane is an honorary consultant rheumatologist, at Whittington Health in London and Professor of Medical Education at UCL. She is the immediate past president of the Royal College of Physicians and was also vice chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Director of UCL Medical School in London, medical director of MRCPUK examination and academic vice president of the RCP.
 
Samantha Allen, Chief Executive of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Sam started work in the NHS in 1996 and has a background both in the operational management and leadership of mental health services and health and social care commissioning. Sam holds a keen interest in leadership development and is Chair of the Health & Care Women Leaders Network at NHS Employers and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex NHS Leadership Academy Reference Group.
 
Dame Marianne Griffiths, DB, Chief Executive, Western Sussex Hospitals and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Marianne is currently celebrating her eleventh year as chief executive of Western Sussex Hospitals and often says that she has the best job in the world. She has led the trust from its creation from a merger in 2009 and within four years the organisation was awarded foundation status.. In December 2018, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the New Year Honours List for services to the NHS.

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