ACADEMIC FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

CRASH COURSE

Every year INSPIRE Nottingham organises a multitude of events to help final year medical students with their application to the Academic Foundation Programme 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Introduction to AFP

September 7th 2020, Online

Join this event to listen to:

  • An introduction to a career in academic medicine

  • Reasons for and against applying to academia

  • More information about the AFP programme

1.

Critical appraisal of the literature session

3.

September 28th 2020, Online

This event will help to prepare for the critical appraisal station in the AFP interview. 

Pre-work will be circulated before the session to enhance what will be learned from this event.

CLINICAL REASONING

2.

September 14th 2020, Online

This event will help to prepare for the clinical reasoning station in AFP interview, covering both clinical reasoning and decision making aspects in case studies.

MOCK AFP INTERVIEWS

4.

November 14th 2020, Online

Mock interview run by current doctors in the AFP programme.  

PAST EVENTS 2019

September 6th 2019, B128, QMC

The session goes through clinical reasoning scenarios, similar to what might come up in an AFP interview.

 

The session is run by current academic junior doctors.

CLINICAL REASONING SESSION

1.

CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE LITERATURE REFRESHER 

2.

October 25th 2019, B128, QMC

This session focuses on key points of critical appraisal, to best prepare for AFP interviews.

 

Our speaker is an academic from the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology and this session will complement what was covered in central teaching a few weeks ago.

 

Part of the session will be small-group discussion on 2 papers.

3.

AFP MOCK INTERVIEW SESSION

November 16th 2019, QMC.

A mock interview with multiple stations run by current doctors in the AFP programme.