Registration Details
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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.

Sat 18 June 2022 | BMA House, London

Annual Conference 2022

A 1-day conference aims to encourage and inspire innovation and leadership in medicine, patient care and academia.

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.

Submit your abstract to enter a competition to win a prize and have the opportunity to present your work at this esteemed national conference.


Abstract submission criteria:

  • Original research

  • Audit

  • Quality Improvement Project

  • Must address the themes of Innovation, Leadership in Medicine,  Academia/Research or Quality Improvement in patient care

Submission format should be as a word document and should be no longer than 150 words.

Shortlisted abstracts must then be presented in the form of a digital poster via a single PowerPoint slide and should include title, authors name and affiliation. 

Deadline for submission: 30th May 2022

Send your abstract to: with subject “Abstract submission for Change Makers 2022”

Posters & Oral Presentations

What Attendees Say

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