International medical conferences
Joanna Coghill, Rachel Gaywood, Sarah Christie, and Gavin Perkins give some crucial advice on how to present your research
- By: Joanna Coghill, Rachel Gaywood, Sarah Christie, Gavin Perkins
Attending an international medical conference can be a challenging but rewarding experience for a medical student. There are certain things to think about when going to a conference. This article covers some of the basics about attending a conference. Some of the advice may seem obvious, but if you're not organised and don't plan far enough ahead then you could run into difficulty.
Have you done research that has shown something new, or brought a new way of thinking about an old problem? If so, would you like to share your findings with the wider medical community? If the answer to both of these questions is yes then you may like to consider submitting your work for presentation at a conference.
One of the first things to establish is if your work is appropriate for submission to a conference. You should ideally discuss the idea with your project or research