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Geriatrics Trainees

Election of representatives to the Trainees Council 

Deadline Friday 17th November 2017

The BGS Trainees Council needs new representatives. Prospective candidates who want to join the BGS Trainees Council are welcome to self-nominate and invited to submit expressions of interests to  for one of the four available voting positions.

Vacancies exist for:

- A Chair 

- Education, training & development representative 

- Finance Committee representative

- Less than full time representative

Applicants must be ST3+ and a member of the BGS
If elected, posts are for 2 years in duration (2017-2019 session). The deadline for applications is 5pm on 17th November 2017.  

Should there be more than one nomination per position, a ballot will be held. Online voting will open in the week preceding the BGS Autumn conference and close during the trainees' meeting (24th November) where the results will be announced. 

All expressions of interest must be emailed to the chair of the trainees council at . Expressions of interest should be no longer than 1-2 paragraphs and outlining why you wish to take on the role.

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BGS Trainees' Weekend 2018

The 2018 BGS Trainees’ 2018 Weekend will be held on 20 - 21 January at Manchester Metropolitan University

This annual 2 day weekend meeting is organised by geriatric medicine trainees, for geriatric medicine trainees to identify and address key training and learning points within the speciality. Built around the current curriculum needs and experiences of junior doctors training for a career in geriatric Medicine, it will see a mix of plenary presentations and workshops, a mock SCE exam, and practice consultant interviews.

Who should attend?

The meeting will be of benefit to all registrars training in geriatric medicine, and is targeted at them.

It may also benefit other specialist trainees who will come into regular contract with older people and are interested in the specialty:

  • Registrars in Geriatric Medicine and General Internal Medicine
  • SAS Grade and Associate Specialists
  • Junior doctors training in related specialties
  • GP trainees
  • Core medical trainees considering a career in geriatric medicine

Click here for more detail and to register

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