FPM Live Webinars: updates on current issues in clinical medicine

FPM monthly webinars provide updates for clinical trainees, senior clinicians, policy makers, academics and other health professionals on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common and serious clinical disorders – both for communicable and non-communicable diseases.

Webinars are free and hosted on Zoom from 4pm UK time on the 4th Monday of each month.

Suggestions for future webinars are welcome. Please email possible topics and speakers to fpm.chandos@gmail.com

Pending and recent topics:
FPM Webinar. 22 February 2021. New developments in thyroid disease: special causes of abnormal thyroid function tests and thyroid disease and pregnancy. Contributors and discussants include: Prof Robin Peeters, Endocrinologist and Dr Edward Visser, Endocrinologist,  Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam and Dr Jan Willem Elte, Gouda.

FPM Webinar. 25 January 2021. Health of world leaders: Winston Churchill’s illnesses. Professor Allister Vale, Clinical Pharmacologist, University of Birmingham, UK and Dr John Scadding, Hon. Consultant Neurologist Emeritus, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London.

FPM Webinar. 30 November 2020.  FPM International Awards for Medical Writing. Shortlisted entrants are from the USA, Canada, India, England and Scotland.

FPM Webinar. 28 September, 2020. Cardiovascular risk and lipid management: how far do you want to go? Moderators: Dr Jan Willem Elte, Gouda, The Netherlands; Prof Donald Singer, President, Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine, London, UK. Speakers: Dr Manuel Castro Cabezas, Endocrinologist-Vascular Medicine Specialist, Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Dr Anho Liem, Cardiologist, Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Discussants: Prof Luis Masana, Director of the Vascular Medicine and Metabolism Unit, University Reus, Tarragona, Spain; Prof Gerald Tomkin, Director, Irish Diabetes Institute, Dublin; Prof Bernard Cheung, Editor-in-Chief, Postgraduate Medical Journal and Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Therapeutics, University of Hong Kong

FPM Webinar 6. Date to be confirmed: Neuropsychiatric consequences of COVID-19. Led by Dr Tim Nicholson, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London.

CVRT with FPM Webinar 5. 22 June 2020 Managing difficult hypertension: Professor Bernard Cheung, University of Hong Kong and Professor Albert Ferro, London, UK

FPM Webinar 4. 27 July 2020. Medical burn-out. ContributorsCaroline Elton, Counselling Psychologist, London; Dr John Launer, General Practitioner and Family Therapist, London; Dr Antonis Kousoulis, Director, England and Wales, Mental Health Foundation; Professor Bernard Cheung, PMJ Editor-in-Chief, University of Hong Kong; Dr Mark P. Abrams, Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow, NYP – Columbia University Irving Medical Center, USA; Luamar Dolfini, Medical Student, St. George’s University of London; Dr Craig Ferguson, Radiology Fellow, San Francisco, USA; Jeyasakthy Saniasiaya, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia; Dr Jennifer Taylor, Brain and Mind Centre and Institute of Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District, Australia.

FPM Webinar 3. 29 June 2020. Advances in asthma: Peter Barnes FRS, London, UK

FPM Webinar 2. 25 May 2020. What is the value of a diagnostic test during a pandemic? Ken Redekop, The Netherlands; Carl Asche, USA.

FPM Webinar 1. 27 April 2020. Diagnostic and digital solutions to support addressing the SARS-COVID-19 pandemic: Mattias Kyhlstedt, Sweden; Sarah Andersson, Sweden; Bernard Cheung, Hong Kong; Ken Redekop, The Netherlands

Other future topics include:
– Neuropsychiatric impact of COVID-19: Dr Tim Nicholson, London, UK
– Meet the FPM Editors – Postgraduate Medical Journal: Professor Bernard Cheung, Editor-in-Chief, PMJ, University of Hong Kong
– Meet the FPM Editors – Health Policy and Technology: Associate Professor Ken Redekop, Editor-in-Chief, HPT, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
– FPM-Hippocrates Awards for Poetry and Medicine

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