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Subspecialty Committee

Meeting dates (10:00 start)

2020

  • Tuesday 4 February 2020
  • Friday 15 May 2020
  • Friday 4 September 2020
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020
     

Remit

Reporting mechanism

The Subspecialty Committee reports to Specialty Education Advisory Committee.
 

Objectives

To advise and keep under review:

  1. The development of subspecialisation in the four fields of gynaecological oncology, reproductive medicine, maternal and fetal medicine and urogynaecology including requirements and regulations for subspecialist training and accreditation;
  2. The criteria and procedures for approval of subspecialty trainees, training programmes, and for subspecialist accreditation on completion of training.
     

Function

  1. Monitors the criteria and procedures for approval of subspecialty trainees, training centres and training programmes and for subspecialist accreditation on completion of training.
  2. Provides feedback to programme subspecialty training programme supervisors (STPS) on the progress of trainees based on information submitted in the assessors’ reports following centralised subspecialty assessments.
  3. Provides feedback to the School for the annual review of competence progression (ARCP) on the progress of trainees based on information submitted in the assessors’ report following centralised subspecialty assessments.
  4. Ensures the curricula, requirements for training and the various application and report forms are updated appropriately.
  5. Keeps statistics on current and past trainees, including manpower and funding information, and the number of centres and programmes approved.
     

Frequency of meetings

4 times a year
 

Administrative support

Education Policy Team
 

Membership

Role Member
Chair Miss Melanie Davies FRCOG
Vice Chair Dr Joanne Bailey MRCOG
2 representatives for Maternal and Fetal Medicine Dr Manjiri Khare FRCOG
Prof Fionnuala McAuliffe FRCOG
2 representatives for Reproductive Medicine Mr Andrew Drakeley FRCOG
Mr Harish Bhandari MRCOG
2 representatives for Gynaecological Oncology Miss Elly Brockbank MRCOG
Mr Simon Butler-Manuel FRCOG
2 representatives for Urogynaecology Dr Karen Guerrero FRCOG
Dr Karen Ward MRCOG
1 Head of School from SEAC Dr Karen Brackley FRCOG
1 representative from the trainees Dr Srdjan Saso MRCOG

Elsewhere on the site

2019 meeting dates
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