2019 London Presidential Lecture

2019 London Presidential Lecture

The 2019 London Presidential Lecture will take place on Wednesday 6th November

The speaker will be:

Prof Maralyn Druce

(Professor of Endocrine Medicine and Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Barts Health NHS Trust) who address the topic of

Endocrine Medicine – Just two skills but it takes guts to develop them.

Pre-lecture Reception: 19:15 – 20:00 Roberts Building Foyer, University College London (entrance from Torrington Place) London WC1E5BT

Lecture: 20:00 Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, UCL

Prof Druce’s talk will be preceded by a presentation from a medical student who will tell us about a recent Jewish Medical Association (UK) supported elective.

CPD accreditation has been applied for, and certificates of attendance will be available

Please inform us whether or not you are able to attend via email to info@jewishmedicalassociationuk.org

Maralyn undertook undergraduate training at Christ’s College, Cambridge University and completed her clinical training at University College and Middlesex School of Medicine in 1994. She completed her higher medical training in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine at the Hammersmith Hospital and Barts Hospital. She was awarded a Wellcome Trust clinical research training fellowship and obtained a PhD in physiology in Professor Steve Bloom’s laboratory in Imperial College, focusing on gut hormones and their role in the peripheral and central control of energy homeostasis.

Maralyn went on to be awarded the Chadburn Lectureship at Barts and the London School of Medicine and has remained there since then. She has a keen interest in teaching and completed her Masters in Medical Education (Dundee) in 2016. Her current QMUL roles include Deputy Dean for Education (Postgraduate Taught Programmes) and Head of Governance for the Undergraduate MBBS and Dental programmes at Barts and the London. She is also Associate Dean for Undergraduates at the St Bartholomew’s Hospital site.

She holds a number of external roles including Chair of the Society for Endocrinology Public Engagement Committee, Chair of the Education and Training Committee for UKINETs,