The Primary Care Unit at the University of Cambridge is delighted to be hosting the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) South East conference:
‘Academic Primary Care: Optimising Impact’
Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 23 and 24 January 2020
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About the conference
We aim to provide delegates with the opportunity to think about how their research can have direct impact on population health and well-being, how patient and public involvement in research can improve results and how medical education can improve healthcare.
Professor Mike Kelly “Connecting research, policy and practice: maximising impact”
Senior Visiting Fellow in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge. Between 2005 and 2014 was Director of the Centre for Public Health at the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and has advised the House of Commons Select Committee for Health and policymakers at the most senior levels. His research interests include evidence based medicine, prevention of CVD and health inequalities. Learn more
Professor Amanda Howe “Medical education – intervention, impact and evidence”
Professor of Primary Care at the University of East Anglia, where she was part of the founding team for the Norwich Medical School. President-Elect of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She is a social scientist with a passion to put patients in community settings at the centre of medical education, in order to improve patient care. Learn more
Professor Robbie Foy “Optimising Impact”
Professor of Primary Care at the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences and a GP in Leeds. His field of work, implementation research, aims to inform policy decisions about how best to use resources to improve the uptake of research findings by evaluating approaches to change professional and organisational behaviour. Learn more
Who should attend?