APM Junior Conference 2017
“The Shape of Palliative Medicine”

Saturday, 4th November 2017
Education & Conference Centre
University of Nottingham
City Hospital Campus
Hucknall road
Nottingham, NG5 1PB

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£18 for APM members, £20 for non-members


This forum is an excellent way for Medical Students and Juniors to gain presentation experience at a national conference.  It represents a useful networking opportunity, and will offer valuable learning on topics pertinent to a career in Palliative Medicine.  Queries regarding the above should be addressed to conference.apmj@gmail.com


There is currently a vacancy for the role of Secretary on the APM Juniors Committee.

For more information please follow the link to see the Nomination Form.  If there are any problems with finding nominees, please get in touch with us.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 27th October 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Nomination Form

APM Juniors is a group representing pre-speciality interest in palliative medicine, for medical students and doctors below ST3 level. We’re a part of the APM – the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland – which is an association for doctors who work in hospices and specialist palliative care units in hospitals.

APM Juniors provide educational opportunities, peer support and representation, information and sign posting and a means for coordinating and channelling interest in palliative medicine.

Follow us on Twitter: @apmjuniors
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FREE Medical Student Membership - International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care
Free medical student membership – International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care

Are you interested in learning about the care of people with serious medical illnesses? The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care is pleased to announce a free one-year membership to undergraduate college/university students of any discipline.

IAHPC membership benefits include: 1) free unlimited on-line access and downloads for full text articles from leading palliative care journals, including Palliative Medicine, International Journal of Palliative Nursing, Journal of Palliative Medicine, Indian Journal of Palliative Care, Progress in Palliative Care and the Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacology; 2) free IAHPC monthly e-newsletters with updates on palliative care advances around the world; 3) free access to the IAHPC’s website with resources; and 4) the opportunity to participate in IAHPC’s global activities including global advocacy to improve access to palliative care treatment and care and projects on essential medicines and essential palliative care practices.

And many more!

Membership is valid for one year only and can be renewed annually at no cost as long as the undergraduate status is maintained and demonstrated.

The following must be provided:

A copy of a valid, current Student ID or Student card A certificate from the school/university certifying that the applicant is an undergraduate student. The certificate should be not older than 3 months.
IAHPC Chair Prof. Lukas Radbruch commented: “The IAHPC provides today’s undergraduate students – the future professionals- the opportunity to learn and enhance their palliative care skills and knowledge”. Executive Director Liliana De Lima said. “It’s exciting that undergraduate students will be able to tap into the IAHPC resources and services. This will lead to increased awareness and earlier learning and understanding about palliative care” Ana Restrepo, IAHPC Operations Officer, said: “We look forward to working with the undergraduate student members and providing them the support they need through our programs.”

The undergraduate student application is online in the IAHPC website.


The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is a not for profit organization that works to improve the quality of life of adults and children with life-threatening conditions and their families, by advancing hospice and palliative care programs, education, research, and favorable policies around the world. For more information, please visit our website: http://hospicecare.com/.

Committee Members

Anna Street Chair
Vacant Secretary
Victoria Green Undergraduate Membership Coordinator
Sophie Hancock Postgraduate Membership Coordinator
Emma Rudsdale Communications Coordinator
Roberta Jordan Education Coordinator
Virginia Lam Student-Selected Components and Electives Coordinator
Frank Wang Research Coordinator
Laura Gordge Careers & Mentorship Coordinator
Lucy Ison Liaison to the APM Trainees Committee

What is Palliative Medicine

Careers in Palliative Medicine

Getting into Palliative Medicine

Joining APM Juniors

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