CCMAA eNewsletter Spring 2018

 

Congratulations to:

 

Sir Keith Peters (Fellow) who has been honoured by the award of the Knights Grand Cross of the British Empire (GBE) for services to the Advancement of Medical Science.

 

Also since our last newsletter Prof Theresa Marteau (Fellow) has been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and Prof Jim Smith (m1973) has been knighted for services to Medical Research and Science Education.

 

Our Secretary Dr David Thomas (fellow) has been awarded a Stage 2 Wellcome Trust  Clinical Career Development Research Fellowship (CRCDF) with a major grant to support a team of researchers. This follows David winning several prizes and is a very competitive process.

 

Joint Conference with the CCMS Jan 2017

 

This conference on the theme Choosing Careers was well attended and successful event. Prof Paresh Vyas a Professor of Haematology from Oxford was the keynote speaker and was ably supported by an interactive session with Dr Mike Timmons who has published his approach in BMJ Careers. Timmons, M. Choices, choices:how to select a specialty. BMJ Careers 7th April 2016.

 

CCMAA Steering Committee

 

The Steering Committee had a meeting in November 2017  The main items in the discussion were the planning of a joint visit to the new Francis Crick Centre and the forthcoming  April 2018 Conference. Details of the new Tim Heymann Travel Scholarship prize were clarified and the prize winner will be announced at the next conference after a competitive process involving Christ’s College undergraduate and clinical students. Tim Heymann’s widow Amanda Rowlett will be joining us for the award presentation.

  

 

If you are unable to attend events, please keep in touch with the CCMAA directly through me or via the Development Office

 

Dr Tony Jewell

President