Everything needed for GP Training - from start to finish
• Stories: learn from those who have done the journey, including challenges and how they overcame them
• Practicalities: from GP trainee finance to how technology can help training, strong take-aways to enhance your training
Core Clinical Updates needed as a GP Trainee
• Guideline updates on specialities requested by you - taught by GPs with specialist interests, who understand the GP viewpoint
• Understand both MRCGP AKT and RCA, and boost your preparation through quick masterclass sessions
Maximise your GP Training Years
• Wellbeing: focus on you. How to recognise and beat stress and burnout
• Leadership in training: what it is, why it is important and how you can jumpstart your GP career
Highlights from previous Arora conferences
09.30 - KEY NOTE: PROFESSOR MARTIN MARSHALL (CHAIR RCGP)
10.30 - CLINICAL SESSION 1: DERMATOLOGY for trainees (dr angela goyal)
11.10 - coffee break
11.25 - leadership as a trainee (q&a with dr sonali kinra and dr amy dehn lunn)
12.05 - mrcgp exams masterclass (Dr aman arora)
12.45 - Lunch
13.30 - tech in training (dr hussain gandhi)
14.10 - clinical session 2: women's health for trainees (dr radhika vohra)
14.50 - coffee
15.10 - stress & burnout in training (dr amrita sen mukherjee)
15.50 - finances as a trainee (dr tommy perkins & dr ed cantelo)
16.30 - wrap up and close
09.30 - KEY NOTE: PROFESSOR MARTIN MARSHALL (CHAIR RCGP)
11.25 - leadership as a trainee: Q&A with Dr sonali kinra and Dr Amy Dehn Lunn
13.30 - how tech can transform training: dr hussain gandhi
15.10 - STRESS AND BURNOUT IN TRAINING: DR AMRITA SEN-MUKHERJEE
10.30 - CLINICAL TALK 1 - DERMATOLOGY FOR TRAINEES (DR ANGELA GOYAL)
12.05 - mrcgp exams: dr aman arora
14.10 - Clinical talk 2 - women's health for trainees (dr radhika vohra)
15.50 - finances for trainees: DR Tommy Perkins & Dr Ed Cantelo
11.10 - COFFEE BREAK
12.45 - Lunch
14.50 - COffee
16.30 - WRAP UP AND CLOSE
Professor Martin Marshall, RCGP Chair
Professor Martin Marshall is Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners and a GP in Newham, East London. He is also Professor of Healthcare Improvement at UCL in the Department of Primary Care and Population Health. Previously he was Programme Director for Population Health and Primary Care at UCL Partners (2014-2019), Director of Research & Development at the Health Foundation (2007-2012), Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England and Director General in the Department of Health (2006-2007), Professor of General Practice at the University of Manchester (2000-2006) and a Harkness Fellow in Healthcare Policy.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London and of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine and was a non-executive director of the Care Quality Commission until 2012. He has advised governments in Singapore, Egypt, Canada and New Zealand, has over 230 publications in the field of quality improvement and health service redesign and his primary academic interest is in maximising the impact of research on practice. In 2005 he was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for Services to Health Care.
A co-founder and driving force of the Rethinking Medicine movement, Martin has a passionate commitment to the values of the NHS, patient care and ensuring the GP voice is central in a time of great change. When he’s not working he likes being outside, preferably on a mountain or a coastal path with his wife Sue and their puppy.
Dr Angela Goyal
Dr Sonali Kinra
Dr Sonali Kinra is interim Clinical Associate in the primary care team at NHS England and NHS Improvement.
She completed her undergraduate training in India and began practising as a GP in 2008 after gaining her MRCP and MRCGP. She has been a GP Partner, sessional GP and continues to practise as a portfolio GP in North Central London.
Sonali continues in her role as GP Retention Lead in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS) working with various stakeholders to improve recruitment, retention and wellbeing. She was recently elected nationally to serve as a member of the RCGP Council.
She has held multiple leadership roles across commissioning and provider organisations, while championing the cause of improved equity and engagement across patients and workforce.
Dr Amy Dehn Lunn
Amy is a GPST3 and clinical fellow in the primary care team at NHS England and NHS Improvement.
She studied medicine in Sheffield, intercalated in Barcelona, then moved to London for postgraduate training. Amy’s clinical fellowship with a charity in Kolkata taught her the importance of building relationships across sectors around the needs of a community.
Her work at NHS England and NHS Improvement focusses on health inequalities and on the primary care COVID-19 response.
Dr Aman Arora
After Medical School and Foundation Training in Birmingham UK, I went on to complete GP Training in the West Midlands, passing AKT and CSA exams first time and completing MRCGP in 2010. Since then I’ve been lucky to hold a variety of clinical and educational roles, completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the University of Dundee and was proud to receive Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2017.
I now focus full-time on improving medical education for doctors all over the world and apart from running Arora Medical Education, I’m fortunate to deliver talks and teaching sessions at conferences across the UK, focusing both on MRCGP exam preparation as well as the future of Medical Education.
I’m also passionate about maximising mindset and making sure doctors are in the best headspace to tackle exams. I also trained to become a certified Meditation trainer and regularly help doctors reduce stress and burnout through teaching simple meditation techniques at workshops and conferences.
Dr Hussain Gandhi
Dr Radhika Vohra
Dr Radhika Vohra qualified in 2001 from the University of Birmingham Medical School and works as a NHS & Private GP in Surrey.
Whilst enjoying all challenges of primary care; her special interest is Women’s Health, Menopause and Education. She is a FSRH Registered Trainer, Speaker, Training Programme Director, NHS Appraiser and Medical Trustee to The Menopause Charity.
Dr Vohra believes understanding the medical challenges women face is crucial to provide quality care in general practice.
Dr Amrita Sen-Mukherjee
Dr. Amrita is a Portfolio GP specialising in Well-being. Amrita is a medical educator and facilitator and a Mental Fitness and Wellbeing Coach. Amrita is a Wellbeing speaker, presenting internationally and is a guest on various podcasts, webinars and talks.
Amrita is currently the First5 Wellbeing Lead for RCGP, supports the current Next Generation GP London team and founded a successful voluntary wellbeing scheme for her local hospital during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Amrita is passionate about supporting healthcare professionals to achieve their optimal wellbeing and has done this through various role throughout her career. Amrita understands the complexities of managing a career, whilst holding various responsibilities including family life.
Drs Ed Cantelo and Tommy Perkins
Medics’ Money is run by Dr Ed Cantelo, a GP, but also a Chartered Accountant and Tax adviser and Dr Tommy Perkins, a GP.
We aim to empower our colleagues to make better financial decisions by providing you the financial education GP training didn’t. From claiming tax rebates on exams, understanding your pension, getting a mortgage or finding a good accountant.
Over 24,000 doctors receive our free financial CPD emails and our podcast has 30,000 downloads.