19th May, University of Manchester The SAPC early careers working group held their first networking and career development day on the 19th of May, kindly hosted by the University of Manchester. Fifteen researchers and five speakers joined Dr Helen Atherton (Warwick) and Dr Rebecca Morris (Manchester) from across the UK, with attendees coming from as far as Southampton and Glasgow. We kicked things off by getting everyone talking – Joanne Reeve, Chair of SAPC and Associate Clinical Professor at Warwick hosted a session on your ‘2 minute pitch,’ forcing us all to think about how we sell...
Telling someone in three minutes why your work matters is a skill that will be new to many of us. Here we offer a brief introduction to elevator pitches - what they are, how to do them, and why this is an important skill to learn.
Dear SAPC members The Farr Institute executive has agreed to fund travel to a sandpit to develop collaborative research proposals on primary care trials and data analytics. It will comprise 20-30 participants drawn from Farr Institute Primary Care Working Group, and others with an interest in developing research proposals to make greater use of primary care data and EHR systems for clinical trials and observational studies. You are being invited to express an interest in attending the meeting in Swansea before the International Population Data Linkage Conference on 23rd August 2016 from 0900-...
Describing the role of Academic General Practice within APC; how SAPC supports AGPs; and support for Getting In and Getting On in Academic General Practice
A brief guide to SAPC to help you navigate around the site. Lost don't know how to find something ? Not sure where all the PHocus things are or where is the early career group newsletters then this is the article for you
Releasing the potential of Academic General Practice in addressing the GP workforce crisis: how we could, why we must.
Outline the SAPC position on the role of/potential for Academic General Practice to support efforts to tackle the UK GP workforce crisis
A call for nominations for this year's SAPC Exec elections
Academic primary care offers solutions to the complex problems facing today's primary care. In 2013, SAPC set out a new strategic plan to maximise the impact of our discipline in driving improvement in primary care through scholarship.
SAPC champions excellent academic primary care at the heart of constant improvement in primary care provision. We support your work and your career through improving public, political and professional understanding of why what we do matters. Building and sustaining a vibrant Academic Primary Care workforce lies at the heart of what we do. https://sapc.ac.uk/article/sapc-developing-strategic-plan
Our unique discipline brings together teachers, researchers, and practitioners from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to promote excellence in the development, delivery and evaluation of primary care policy and practice.