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2022 Call for Abstracts

The University of Central Lancashire is managing the Scientific Programme of the annual SAPC conference, which showcases the latest research and education in academic primary care. Submission deadline 14th February 2022. We invite you to submit work in the following formats: Presentations: short orals (10 minute slots: 6 mins presentation and 4 mins Q&A) or ePosters - review criteria SUBMISSION FORM Interactive workshops and review criteria - submission form Creative enquiry and how to submit - review criteria Conference programme and themes The Scientific Committee is particularly keen...

Engagement with other organisations

Why is it important for SAPC to engage with other organisations? Our engagement work supports the aims of the society: to advance primary care through education and research; build and support a vibrant academic primary care workforce; and, create impact through supporting collaborative action. Our engagement activity has an important role in: Communicating the aims of SAPC Obtaining wider support for and sharing information about the work we do Developing collaborations with organisations who have shared and complementary interests How do we engage with stakeholders? We have observers on the...

AGM 2021

12.30-13.00 Thursday 1st July 2021 via Zoom and through the SAPC ASM 2021 virtual platform. The Zoom link was circulated to members on Tuesday 29th June. Papers for SAPC AGM 2021 Agenda Paper A draft minutes of AGM 4th July 2019 Exeter Paper B Officers' report Paper Ci Treasurer's report Paper Cii Finance statement Paper D HODs report Paper E HOTs report

SAPC PhD/Doctoral Prize 2021 blog by Emily McBride, UCL

I am delighted to have been awarded the SAPC PhD Prize 2021. As a Health Psychologist and Behavioural Scientist, one of my research interests is in how routine medical services and procedures can impact on mental wellbeing and health behaviours. Often, my work means working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders in policy, primary care, and population health. Over the last four years, I’ve been focussing on the psychological impact of women receiving different test results at cervical cancer screening. Particularly, evaluating a new cervical screening method called human papillomavirus...

SAPC-HODS Future Leaders Initiative: an invitation to apply

Introducing the SAPC-HODS Future Leaders Initiative The SAPC-HODs group is the representative body of each of the Heads of Departments from the 46 departments of Academic Primary Care represented in SAPC. SAPC-HODs is responsible for overseeing the strategic and practical support for primary care academic activity within its member departments. HODs serves both an executive function in supporting individual and collective action of HODs and departments, and a strategic/leadership function in supporting the collective goals of SAPC. In 2021, SAPC-HODS are launching a new Future Leaders...

SAPC Innovations in undergraduate GP teaching

The need for new approaches to undergraduate teaching in general practice was brought starkly into focus by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. A range of novel educational resources, developed by SAPC Heads of GP Teaching (HoTs), in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the Medical Schools Council (MSC), has proved invaluable in supporting medical students’ learning in general practice. Three of these SAPC led resources, now available to all UK and Ireland medical schools, are introduced below and will be featured in the Education keynote on the...

SAPC Executive - Elections 2021

In 2021, we will be holding an election for four general member places on SAPC Executive , to serve from July 2021-2024. In addition we are seeking nominations for a vice-chair who will serve from July 2021-2022 and will become chair in 2022 (until 2025). The Executive team lead the work of SAPC to raise the profile of Academic Primary Care, build a vibrant workforce by helping people get into and progress in APC, and enhance the impact of our work through supporting collaborations. Each Executive member leads on an area of work for the Society. Details of the current team can be found on the...

Introducing the SAPC Annual Scientific Meeting 2021

The Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) and the Division of Primary Care, Palliative Care and Public Health at the University of Leeds is delighted to be hosting the 49th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of the SAPC to be held on Wednesday 30th June and Thursday 1st July 2021. This will be a virtual meeting comprising our usual programme features of keynotes, oral presentations within parallel sessions, workshops and posters. Opportunities will be available for networking on-line on a one to one basis and in groups. There will be dedicted discussion time for posters. Poster presenters...

2021 Call for Abstracts

The University of Leeds, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, is managing the Scientific Programme of the annual SAPC conference, which showcases the latest research and education in academic primary care. In 2021 the conference will be virtual. Submission deadline 28th February 2021. We invite you to submit work in the following formats: Presentations: short orals (between 3 and 6 minutes) or "super" posters - review criteria SUBMISSION FORM (link closed) Interactive workshops - submission form and review criteria - link closed Creative enquiry and how to submit - review criteria Conference...

Conference prizes for our members

https://aaapc.org.au/ Every year we offer a number of prestigious prizes for presenters at our annual scientific meeting. You can find out details on the prizes on offer and how to apply in this article.

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