National Undergraduate Respiratory Medicine Conference

8th May 2021 (Saturday)


Places are currently limited.

There are only couple of places remaining for this course. We have hence closed the online registration system. If you wish to secure one of the last places, please email us at and we will suggest the way to complete registration, provided the place is still available.



Exeter Respiratory Medicine Society is proud to host the first National Undergraduate Respiratory Medicine Conference. This will be a virtual event held online using the zoom platform.

The event will include a variety of talks by Senior Respiratory Consultants Professor David Halpin, Professor Michael Gibbons, Dr Jane Smith and Dr Anne-Marie Russell.

The conference will also provide delegates with the opportunity to submit abstracts in the field of Respiratory Medicine for consideration and presentation at the event if successfully accepted. Abstracts will be judged by Dr Chris Scotton, Dr Jane Smith and Dr Anne-Marie Russell.

Aims and Objectives

  • To inspire medical students and foundation doctors to pursue a career in Respiratory Medicine.
  • To provide an insight to delegates on what a career in Respiratory Medicine entails.
  • To provide an opportunity for medical students and foundation doctors to present research as a poster presentation.
  • To allow delegates the opportunity to network.
  • To provide an opportunity for delegates to enhance CVs using valuable information provided by a Registrar familiar with the requirements.

Fee, Date and Venue

  • Date : 8th May 2021 (Saturday)
  • Conference Fee : Free
  • Venue : Online
  • Suitable for : Medical Student and Foundation Level Doctors



Professor Michael Gibbons, MBChB, BSc, PhD, FRCP
Honorary Associate Clinical Professor and Consultant Respiratory Physician
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust

Professor David MG Halpin, MA, DPhil, MBBS, FRCP, FERS
Consultant Physician and Honorary Professor in Respiratory Medicine
University of Exeter

Dr Chris Scotton,BA(Hons), MA, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Lung Pathobiology
University of Exeter

Dr Chris Dickson, MB ChB, BMedSc, MRCP
ST6 Registrar in Respiratory Medicine
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust

Dr Callum Masey
Specialty Registrar in Respiratory Medicine
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust

Dr Anne-Marie Russell BSc(Hons), MSc (distinction), PhD
Senior Lecturer
University of Exeter

Dr Jane Smith BSc (Hons), PhD
Senior Lecturer in Primary Care
University of Exeter

Abstract Submission

Abstracts for poster presentation relating to the topic of Respiratory Medicine are welcome. These may be audit, research, or case presentation.

Structured abstracts must include all subheadings, limited to 350 words and not exceed one page including figures, tables and references. Please ensure that all authors are stated under the title and include the corresponding email.

Abstracts should be submitted with the title in Arial style, 12 point, bold and centred. The main body must be submitted in Arial style, 10 point with default page margins.

All abstracts should be submitted to no later than 17th April 2021.

Organising Committee

  • Mr Will Drake – Conference Co-Lead
  • Mr Abdul Majumder - Conference Co-Lead
  • Mr Aaron Pritchard - Pre-clinical years lead
  • Miss Sophie Yolanthe - Clinical years lead
  • Mr Khaled Al Bushe Ade - Pre-clinical years coordinator
  • Miss Alicia Gilliat - Clinical years coordinator