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Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010

 International Medical Graduates 2010: PSP Director Christopher Hood gave the opening speech at this event, and several other PSP projects were presented by Jan Illing, Charlotte Humphrey and Debbie Cohen.


Introduction by ESRC programme director Professor Christopher Hood

Setting the scene, Mr Paul Buckley, Director of Education, The General Medical Council, UK

The experiences of UK and non-EU medical graduates making the transition to the UK workplace, Dr Jan Illing, Newcastle University, UK

The Eight Year Report, Ian Stone, National Clinical Assessment Service, London, UK

Three linked ESRC Equality and Diversity projects – ‘Equality, diversity and fitness to practise: exploring and explaining variation in the identification, handling and outcomes about doctors’, Professor Charlotte Humphrey, Kings College London, UK

Identifying biopsychosocial risk factors amongst doctors with performance issues, Dr Debbie Cohen, Cardiff University, UK

International Medical Graduates and assuring standards in Psychiatry, Dr Gill Pinner, Associate Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, UK

Non UK qualified doctors and Good Medical Practice: The experience of working within a different professional framework, Lena Palaniyappan, Division of Psychiatry, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham and Dr Arun Chopra, Second Clerk, Media and Sports Select Committee, House of Commons, London, UK

International Comparison of 10 Medical Regulatory Systems: Egypt, Germany, Greece, Italy, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, South Africa and Spain, Dr Paul Sanderson, RAND Europe, UK
Research paper
Development of elearning to help acclimatize IMGs to UK standars of PolyProfessionalism, Sue Roff, Centre for Medical Education, Dundee Medical School, Dundee, UK

Language and cultural issues in the Clinical Skills Assessment of the RCGP licensing examination, Dr Kamila Hawthorne, Clinical Skills Assessment Core Group, MRCGP Examinations, Dr Sue Rendel, Interim Chief Examiner, MRCGP Examinations and Professor Celia Roberts, Professor of applied linguistics, King’s College, London

The event took place on 25th February 2010 and the full programme can be found here