National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia Annual Scientific Meeting

Fri, 12/05/2017
CPD Credits Approved: 
Places available
Event organiser(s): 
Professor Monty Mythen, Professor Rupert Pearse, Professor Mike Grocott, Dr Ramani Moonesinghe and Professor Fang Gao
The second Annual meeting of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) will cover a broad range of NIAA-related research activities, including the Health Services Research Centre (HSRC) and ‘big data’ agenda. There will also be an update on the work of the UK Perioperative Medicine Clinical Trials Network, one year after its launch, and a session on anaesthesia within the NIHR Clinical Research Network portfolio.
Lecture titles include:
  • The current trials network portfolio
  • CTN Chief Investigator scheme
  • Innovative Trial Methodology
  • Academic training development for the future
  • Marvel, memetics and the evolution of RAFT
  • NIHR: the next 10 years
  • HSRC overview
  • Big data and the HSRC
  • Using data for improvement
  • Evaluating PQIP


Professor Sir Nick Black and Professor Stephen Smye OBE are just a few of the many renowned experts speaking on the day.

The programme also includes the NIAA Research Award, which is open to all research active investigators of anaesthesia, critical care, perioperative medicine and pain within the UK who are engaged in a higher degree programme. Applicants were invited to submit an abstract based on a clear, evidence based research question. Shortlisted finalists will be invited to present their work at the meeting.

Delegate feedback from previous event:
  • "As a trainee, the event was useful and inspiring"
  • "It was very interesting for me to listen to the ongoing intentions of the NIAA in supporting research in the UK. I was very impressed with the trainee presentations, particularly the PhD students"
  • "Great speakers and good range of topics covered. I particularly liked the competition in the afternoon - it was interesting to see the range of research topics"

Booking Information
Online bookings have now closed for this event, however places are still available. If you would like to attend please arrive at RCoA from 9.00am-9.20am on Friday 12 May to register.



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