Scottish Society of Physicians 63rd Annual Meeting
Thursday 28 – Friday 29 October 2021
Maryculter House Hotel, Aberdeen
Following discussions by Committee, it has been agreed to proceed with planning for an in-person event in Aberdeen in October 2021. If this event cannot go ahead as planned then virtual options will be looked at to run the Annual Meeting. We will keep all informed of any developments.
The full programme is now available and is attached to this email for you. Highlights of the event include:
- Management of Heart Failure – Dr Collette Jackson, Glasgow
- Eating disorders for the perplexed – Dr Alasdair McKinlay, Aberdeen
- Bubbles, bends and boyle - Diving Medicine in Orkney – Dr Andrew Trevett, Stromness
- Endocrine hypertension – Professor Isla Mackenzie, Dundee
Our 2021 Fitzgerald Peel Lecture will be delivered by Professor David Williams, Professor of Stroke Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland who will be discussing ‘Salvaging the Ischaemic Brain - New opportunities for managing acute stroke’
Please save these dates in your diary and more information about booking can be found on the event website: https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/scottish-society-physicians-63rd-annual-meeting
Abstracts are invited for this meeting for poster or podium presentation. SSP welcomes work on any clinical, scientific or service topic from the breadth of general medicine and its subspecialties, as well as on topics such as patient safety, quality improvement and clinical audit. (Please note that abstracts focusing on individual case studies will not normally be accepted.) Abstracts will be scored and the top 4 will be selected for oral presentation. The highest scoring poster abstracts will be invited to be involved in our Poster ‘Storm Session’ on the Friday morning.
The deadline for submissions is Friday 23 July 2021.
SSP will contact select and notify presenters of selection in August. For submission please use the abstract template attached and return it to this email address.
The best presenter will be awarded the prestigious Fitzgerald Peel Prize. There are also prizes available for the best poster and best student poster. Presenters of abstracts selected for oral presentation will be eligible for a travel grant to support presentation of the work at national or international meetings: more information.