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Christ's College Medical Alumni Association Meeting 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018 12:45 - 23:00

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Ethics, the Law and Patients’ Choice’. There will be an opportunity to watch the BBC documentary ‘Simon’s Choice’ on the Saturday morning before the conference or on Sunday morning. Simon Binner was a Christ’s alumnus, and one of his contemporaries, Dr Larry Amure, will be speaking about Simon’s end of life choice at the conference.

Saturday 14th April 2018

  • 10.45: Screening of Simon’s choice documentary (Lloyd room -everyone welcome)
  • 11.45: Meeting of the steering committee in V5ii (coffee and tea provided)
  • 12.45: Sandwich Lunch in the Function Room
  • 13.30-13.55: Business Meeting, Chaired by Dr Tony Jewell (Yusuf Hamied Lecture Theatre)
  • 14.00: President’s welcome to meeting and announcements.  Welcome to the Master - Professor Jane Stapleton 
  • 14.00-14.15: Presentation of the Tim Heymann Travel Prize
  • 14.15-15.15: Chair: Dr Tony Jewell (President)
  • 14.15-14.45: Robert Weir QC (m.1988) ‘Medical negligence – ethics and the law’.
  • 14.45-15.15: Kevin Turner FRCS (m.1987) ‘Helping surgeons when things go wrong’. 
  • 15.15-15.45: Tea (Function Room)
  • 15.45-16.45 Chair: Professor Dame Theresa Marteau (Fellow) 
  • 15.45-16.15: Dr Larry Amure (m.1976) ‘Reflections on ‘Simon’s Choice’’.
  • 16.15-16.45: Dr Tom Boyd (m.1970) Interactive session – ‘Reasonable and responsible clinical practice – you decide’.
  • 16.45-17.15: Panel and delegates to debate and vote on propositions from ‘Ethics, the law and patients choice’. Panel to include speakers and Jasmine Bawa (President CC Medical Society).
  • 19.15: Drinks in the Fellows’ Garden (OCR if too cold or wet)
  • 19.45: Dinner in Hall (black tie or dark suit)

Sunday 15th April 2018

08.30 – 09.45:Breakfast for alumni staying overnight in College, and others (on request)

09.45 – 10.45: Screening of Simons Choice documentary – Lloyd Room (everyone welcome)If required there will be a debriefing meeting for Steering Group in V5ii

10.30- 11.30:Coffee in the Master’s Garden or SCR (if wet)

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