UCL Medical School


2018 National Healthcare Education Conference

“Innovation in healthcare education”

13th June 2018

UCL Medical School's Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) in conjunction with Trainees in Medical Education (TiME) are proud to be hosting the 2018 national healthcare education conference.



Please enter the Darwin building via the Gower Street entrance ( A on the map below) for registration in the morning.

Map of Darwin building

After 10am, the Darwin building will only be accessible through Darwin Walk via Malet place ( B on the map). Refer to the map for further directions:


Who is it aimed at:

This is a multiprofessional conference aimed at anyone with an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education. We have a series of eminent speakers representing medical professionals, primary care workers, organisations such as NHS England, allied healthcare professionals, student bodies... (to name but a few!) and a host of workshops to choose from.

Our speakers will be sharing their wealth of knowledge through a series of TED-style talks. These will be followed by panel discussions to allow you enough time to pose your many questions directly to them.

Confirmed speakers:

Dr Caroline Fertleman – UCL Medical School Whittington site sub-dean, co-course director iBSc Paediatrics and Child Health

Dr Clare Etherington - Head of Primary Care Education & Development, North West London

Dr Gavin Johnson - Undergraduate lead for UCLH and GI teaching at UCL Medical School

Miss Halimat Afolabi - UCL Student Digital Society president

Dr Indra Joshi - Clinical Lead for NHS England Digital Experience Programme

Mr Jon Kyffin - Simulation Lead, Basildon and Thurrock Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Kartik Modha – Founder of “Tiko’s GP group”

Dr Martin Compton - Senior Lecturer in Teaching, learning and professional development, University of Greenwich.

Dr Scott Rice - Consultant Radiologist at RFH and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Education at UCL

Mr Pasquale Berlingieri - Lead for screen-based simulation research, Royal Free Hospital

Dr Vanita Gandhi – Clinical Oncology SpR, Royal Free Hospital

Dr Viral Thakerar - GP and Clinical Teaching Fellow


Abstract submission has now ended. If you have submitted an abstract you will receive a decision by Friday 18th May 2018.


Wednesday 13th June 2018

09:00 - 17:00


Tickets are £50.00 per person and are available for purchase from the UCL Online Store

There will be 10 free student (undergraduate) places available on a first come first serve basis. 

Contact Us

If you have any further queries or special requests please email: Conference Team


Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL
Gower Street

Please note to gain entry the Gower Street door is CLOSED. Please enter via Darwin Walk (off Malet Place). Address. B40, Darwin Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT