Programme of Events
Irish Medical Organisation

The IMO Annual General Meeting 2018 will take place in the Europe Hotel, Killarney from the 5th - 8th April 2018. 

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The IMO is delighted to announce details for the IMO AGM 2018, Valuing Doctors which will take place in the Europe Hotel, Killarney from the 5 - 8 April 2018

We would encourage all members to come along and attend for all or part of the event, it is a great opportunity to learn, participate in generating policy and gather with colleagues from all parts of the country.

Thursday 5th April

2pm                                Welcome and Opening Address
                                         Dr Ann Hogan, Outgoing IMO President

2.30pm – 5.30pm        General Motions

6pm – 7pm                    Anti-depressants – A Modern Epidemic
                                          Dr Matthew Sadlier, Consultant Psychiatrist

7pm – 8.30pm               Sláintecare – The Emperor’s New Strategy?
                                           Dr Michael Harty TD, Member of Slaintecare Committee
                                           Dr Anthony O’Connor, Consultant, Tallaght Hospital
                                           Mr Tony O’Brien, Director General Irish Health Service

8.30pm                            Buffet Supper


Friday 6th April

Morning:                            Golf Competition, Killeen Course, Killarney Golf and Fishing Club

10.30am – 1pm                Establishing as a GP – Pathways and Options
                                               Dr Austin Byrne, GP Waterford,
                                               Dr Rukshan Goonewardena, GP Cavan

1pm – 2pm                       LUNCH

2pm – 3pm                       Who’s looking after the doctor’s health?
                                               Dr Íde Delargy, Clinical Lead, Practitioner Health Matters                                                                                   Dr Blánaid Hayes, Consultant Occupational Physician, Dean                                                                           of Faculty of Occupational Medicine


3pm – 4pm                      The Economics of Providing New Medicines and Treatments
                                              Prof Michael Barry, Clinical Director of the National Centre for                                                                         Pharmacoeconomics 

4pm – 5pm                      Irish Medical Graduates – Trained for Export
                                             Mr Leo Kearns, CEO RCPI
5.30pm                              Treasurer’s Report & Financial Statements

6pm – 8pm                       GMS Interviews – Tips and Mock Interviews

6pm - 8pm                       Consultant Post Interviews – Tips for CV and Interview Skills

7pm – 8pm                      Financial Seminar – IMO FS serving the medical profession                                                                     for 25 years

Saturday 7th April

8.30am – 11am               National Specialty Meetings
                                              IR Motions and Discussions

11am – 12 noon              The Business of General Practice 
                                                Best Practice in HR and tips for GDPR

11am - 12 noon               Where Now for HSE HR Values?  
                                              Ms Rosarii Mannion, National Director of Human Resources, HSE
12.15pm                             Vested Interests or Advocates – What’s the Difference?
                                              Prof Joe Barry, Chair of Population Health Medicine Trinity College

1pm – 2.30pm                 LUNCH

1pm – 2.30pm                 Speciality Committee Meetings and IMO Council Meeting

2.30pm                                Address by Minister for Health 

3.30pm – 4.30pm             A Coroners Life- The Evolving Role
                                               Dr Denis McCauley, Donegal

4.30pm – 5.30pm             Vaccines Work – The Battle of Science v Fake New
                                                Dr Ann Hogan, Public Health Doctor

7.30pm                                 Incoming President’s Address
                                                 Drinks Reception and Gala Banquet

11.5 CPD points will be applied for and more speakers to be announced 


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