Time & Location
18 June, 09:30 – 16:30
BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP
About The Event
This 1-day conference aims to encourage and inspire innovation and leadership in medicine, patient care and academia, as well as celebrate the ‘Change Makers’ who have who have lead change in their respective areas of Medicine..
This conference will attract medical students, researchers, healthcare leaders and doctors of African and Caribbean heritage from all over the United Kingdom. It will feature keynote speakers on innovation, leadership, research and quality improvement in medicine, as well as workshops with practical guidance on how to curate their medical careers.
This will focus on what it looks like to proactively initiate and achieve change and also experience positive change within their respective careers and work environments. An innovative workforce delivers better outcomes for patients and this conference will offer strategies to make positive change for the benefit of patient outcomes, workplace environments and the workforce.
Attendees will have the opportunity to present their work in Quality Improvement, audits and other projects with the awarding of prizes.
Inclusive Digital Transformation Advisor, Tech Founder of CheckUp Health & angel Investor
Ade Adeyemi MBE
Deputy Head, Bilateral Engagement; Head of Americas and Asia Pacific, Department of Health and Social Care
Consultant Geriatrician, NHS
CEO of JBS Medicare services in Nigeria
Dr Ivan Beckley
Co-founder and Ceo of Suvera
Presenter of the Bias Diagnosis Audible Podcast
Ms Anthea Davy
Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon UCLH, RCS Women in Surgery Committee member
Dr Tosin Ajayi-Sotubo
founder of Mind Body Doctor
Prof Waljit Dhillo
Dean of the NIHR Academy, Professor and Consultant Endocrinologist
Dr Lucy Kanya
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy. London School of Economics and Political Science.
The Royal College of Surgeons of England is a professional membership organisation and registered charity, which exists to advance surgical care. The College supports approximately 30,000 members in the UK and internationally, at all stages of their careers, by improving skills, facilitating research and developing policy and guidance.
As well as enabling surgeons, dental professionals and members of the wider surgical and dental care teams to achieve and maintain the highest standards of practice and patient care, we’re driving change by putting Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of the College. Together we’re changing the face of surgery. Join us.
What Attendees Say
"Melanin Medics hosted the first medical event where I walked in and felt entirely at peace. "