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About ABCD SpRs in diabetes and endocrinology  
About diabetes trainees 1 Diabetes trainees train in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine and most are involved in the acute take.
About diabetes trainees 2 The national organisation of trainee diabetologists is the Young Diabetologists & Endocrinologists Forum (YDEF) and ABCD works closely with YDEF - a member of the YDEF committee sits on the ABCD committee.
Why join ABCD?  
ABCD - benefits of membership ABCD is the national association of diabetologists working on the front line. It is committed to the preservation and support of diabetes specialist care services .....
ABCD support to SpRs and New Consultants 2012 Slides by ABCD Chairman, Dr Chris Walton, shown at the Consultant and Specialist trainees professional networking meeting, DUK 2012 professional conference, Glasgow, March 8, 2012.
Ten reasons to join ABCD YDEF's ten reasons ....
ABCD trainees meetings  
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The meeting will be held in Brighton at the Brighton Centre & Holiday Inn Brighton Seafront on 10th and 11th November 2016.
Programme Programme now available
Apply on line Application form now available
Submit abstract Deadline Friday 30th September 2016
Win a £1000 prize For the SpR meeting, abstracts of research and case presentations are invited and the best four will be selected for presentation. The ABCD SpR Training Award will be given to the best of these presentations. This prize of £1000 will go towards attendance at an international meeting.
Previous SpR meetings All ABCD SpR meetings since 2000
SpRs in their final year of training  
ABCD-YDEF Kings Fund SpR Leadership Course Free attendance at the ABCD-YDF Kings Fund SpR Leadership Course for SpRs in their final year of training - an opportunity only available to ABCD members
Other meetings and study Days  
See ABCD meetings page SpRs in diabetes and endocrinology are strongly encouraged to attend as many of our meetings as they can and also to submit abstracts for poster presentations
See the bottom of the ABCD homepage We are often invited to advertise meetings on our website - some we do at the bottom of our homepage. The meetings concerned are sometimes of particular interest to SpRs.
See the YDEF website SpRs are lucky to have such an active and enthusiastic national association - frequent courses and study days are advertised on the website, often on a first come, first served basis.
See the Young Endocrinologists/Society for endocrinology website Endocrinology learning opportunities can be found through exploring the Young Endocrinologists/Society for endocrinology website
Research fellowships etc  
NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships Applications are invited for two NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships (ACFs) based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation funding The Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation invites the submission of research projects and proposals requiring funding in the field of diabetes.
Jointly funded MRC NovoNordisk clinical research training fellowship One junior clinical research training fellowship will be awarded jointly by the MRC and the Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation.
Novo Nordisk Uk Research Foundation awards The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation is a registered charity that supports research and education in diabetes and invites individuals or departments in the UK working within the field of diabetes to apply for the clinical research awards.
Diabetes Research Network The NIHR Diabetes Research Network is part of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network, and forms part of the UK Clinical Research Network. The Networks support and deliver high quality clinical research studies.
Jobs and Locums  
Jobs and Locums We will post here any jobs or locums that we are informed and asked to post on our website
ABCD SpR Representative The ABCD SpR represenative, sitting on the ABCD committee, is Dr Emma Wilmot, Clinical Research Fellow, University Hospitals of Leicester.She is in her final year of specialist registrar training in the East Midlands deanery. Clinical interests include insulin pump therapy and antenatal care.
New Name for KBAs - Specialty Certificate Examinations The ‘Knowledge Based Assessments' (KBA) team has been working closely with medical Specialist Societies on examinations aimed at Physicians in specialist training.

Working to support high quality diabetes care in the UK