2019 SSR meetings
SSR Autumn Meeting 2019
Thursday 31 October & Friday 1 November
We are delighted to present the draft programme for the upcoming SSR Autumn meeting at the end of October which includes presentations from nationally and internationally renowned speakers.
Dr Helen Lachmann is going to present the keynote lecture on Friday on Adult Onset Stills and periodic fever syndromes. Clinical update sessions from Dr Philip Riches and Mr Neal Millar will educate us on gout and mechanical tendinopathies. And to top it all off we have a head to head debate between Prof Stuart Ralston and Dr Jane Gibson on the value (or not) of ultrasound in GCA.
For fitness enthusiast there is the opportunity to ascend Arthur’s Seat (weather permitting) or have a quick dip in the Olympic pool to wet your appetite before the conference dinner on the Thursday evening.
We look forward to seeing you for what is certain to be an informative and entertaining two days.
Accepted abstracts will be published in the Scottish Medical Journal. Prizes will be awarded for the best oral presentation, the best poster presentation and the best presentation by a student so get your thinking hats on.
Deadline for abstracts is 5pm on 20th September.
Manchester Lupus and Connective Tissue Diseases Day
Tuesday 17th Sept 2019
At this one-day course, our faculty of national and internationally recognised experts will provide updates on the assessment and clinical management of the full-spectrum of connective tissue diseases. The course is an official satellite of the 16th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies (17th-20th September 2019) and so we will have a session of case-based discussions focused on thrombosis and haemostasis relating to this family of disorders.
The course is endorsed by the British Society for Rheumatology.
Registration details are on our website http://icapaconference.com/
SSP 61st Annual Meeting 2019
Thursday 24 & Friday 25 October 2019
We are delighted to announce the draft programme for the upcoming SSP meeting in October. We have a rich and diverse set of topics, with nationally and internationally renowned speakers from around the UK. The themes this year will cover aspects of cardiology, frailty, lung infection, acute kidney injury, infectious diseases and much more! Prof Angela Vincent from Oxford is going to talk on the challenging entity of Autoimmune Encephalitis, and Prof Anna Dominiczak from Glasgow is going to discuss the concept of Precision Medicine. We are certain this is going to be an informative and sociable meeting, and we hope very much that you can join us.
For more information, including travel and accommodation information, please visit: http://events.rcpe.ac.uk/scottish-society-physicians-61st-annual-meeting
Call for Abstracts:
The deadline for submissions is Friday 2 August 2019.
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 to apply for a travel grant to support presentation of their work at a national or international meeting.
Scottish Rheumatology Ultrasound Group Rheumatology Synovitis Course
Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th December 2019
Brit-PACT Emerging Frontiers in Psoriatic Arthritis - Fifth Annual Meeting
The Studio, 7 Cannon St, Birmingham B2 5EP
Please save the date for our fifth annual meeting on Friday 22nd November 2019 at The Studio, 7 Cannon St, Birmingham B2 5EP.
Fellows travel costs will also be reimbursed.
This conference will be supported by pharmaceutical companies through educational grants, they have had no editorial control on the content of the programme.
To register your interest in attending this year’s conference please email email@example.com.
SSR Autumn Meeting 2018
Friday 9 & Saturday 10 November 2018
Venue: Hamilton Park Racecourse
Local organisers: Dr Islay Morrison & Dr Sanjiv Nandwani
SSR Autumn Meeting 2017
Friday 6 & Saturday 7 October 2017
Venue: Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline
Local organiser: Dr Sarah Hailwood
SSR Autumn meeting 2016
Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November 2016
Venue: Apex Hotel, Dundee
Local organisers: Dr Suzy Silburn & Dr Smita Bhat
SSR Autumn meeting 2015
Friday 30 and Saturday 31 October 2015
Venue: Hilton Treetops Hotel, Aberdeen
Local Organisers: Dr Neil Basu and Dr Ejaz Pathan
SSR Autumn meeting 2014
Friday 7 November 2014
Venue: Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre, Clydebank
Local organisers: Dr Martin Perry and Dr Gillian Roberts
SSR spring meeting 2014
Friday 23 May 2014
Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Training Centre,
Local Organisers: Dr Sandeep Bawa, Dr Karen Donaldson, Dr Meng May Chee.
SSR Autumn Meeting and 11th AGM
Thursday 28th & Friday 29th November 2013
Venue: Apex Hotel, 1 W Victoria Dock Rd Dundee
SSR and SRUG Joint Spring Meeting
Thursday 16th May 2013 - Friday 17th May 2013
Venue: RCPE, Queen St, Edinburgh
10th Paediatric Musculoskeletal Skills Course 2012
Monday 3nd December 2012
Venue:Wolfson Medical School, Glasgow University
Aberdeen - Autumn 2012
Thursday 1st - Friday 2nd November 2012
Venue: Ardoe House Hotel, Aberdeen
Local Organisers: Prof Cosimo De Bari and Dr Alison Black
Spring Meeting 2012
Thursday 19th - Friday 20th April 2012
Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Local Organisers: Drs David McCarey and Sarah Saunders.
Autumn Meeting 2011, incorporating 9th AGM
Friday 28th October 2011
Venue: Barcelo Marine Hotel, Troon
Local Organisers: Dr Sujit Shetty
Spring Meeting 2011,
Organisers: Drs Mohini Gray and Nicole Amft.
28th-29th October 2010
Local Organiser: Dr Hazem Youssef with members of the SSR and Prof Cyrus Cooper who delivered the inaugural Watson Buchanan Memorial Lecture.
Friday 25th June 2010
Local Organiser: Hilary Wilson, pictured along with members of the SSR Executive, prize winners and Kipper the dog!
Friday 9th October 2009
Local Organiser: Dr. John McLaren
Friday 27th March 2009
Local Organiser: Professor Jim Woodburn
Friday 7th November 2008
Centre for Health Science, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness.
Local Organiser: John Harvie
Friday 14th March 2008
Local organiser: Dr Lisa Hutton, with Dr May Sein with some SSR members
Friday 2nd November 2007
Saturday 21st April 2007
Friday 27th October 2006
Joint meeting with the Icelandic Society of Rheumatology.
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