The Wonder of Childhood (Part 1)

(Aimed at Medical Students and Foundation Year Doctors)

10th February 2021

Online via Zoom

About

This lecture explores what makes paediatrics a unique, holistic and fulfilling speciality, as well as how early growth and development influence adult health. The talk will focus on the first year of human life and the adaptations and challenges faced by the transition from life in the womb to the outside world. It will also provide an overview and a structured approach to understanding common problems in infants and their presentations.

The talk is delivered by Dr M. Dandapani, who is a Consultant Paediatric Oncologist at the Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham. With her clinical expertise in paediatric solid tumours and brain tumours, she leads the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre in Nottingham, with a special interest in tumour metabolism, targeted therapies and biomarker identification.

Topics covered:

  • The first year of human life.
  • The adaptations and challenges faced by transition from life in the womb to the outside world.
  • The influence of early growth and development on adult health.
  • A structured approach to understanding common problems in infants and their presentations.

Suitable for:

  • Medical Students (all years)
  • Foundation Year Doctors
  • Trust Doctors
  • Paediatric Trainees
  • Neonatal Trainees

Speaker:

Dr Madhumita Dandapani, MBBS, MRCPCH, PhD
Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham
Clinical Associate Professor of Paediatric Oncology/Neuro-Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham


Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 10th February 2021
Time 1800 - 1900 hours GMT
Venue
Online via Zoom
Course Fee Free
This teaching event is part of the Erudition and Medical Education Delivered by Experts (EMEDE) Lecture Series, which is supported by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff and The Doctors Academy Group.
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 60
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