Immunology and Pathology partnership announced to run training days for trainee clinical scientists

The British Society for Immunology (BSI) is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Association of Clinical Pathologists (ACP) to run the Immunology Training Days aimed at clinical immunology trainees and immunology biomedical and clinical scientists preparing to sit the Royal College of Pathologists Fellowship examinations. The BSI-ACP clinical immunology training days are an important part of FRCPath training for clinical scientists which will include HSSTs.

This partnership will take forward the highly successful training scheme, previously run by the ACP, to provide specific educational and networking opportunities for the next generation of specialty clinicians, biomedical scientists and clinical scientists. By working together, the ACP and BSI will ensure the continuous delivery of these training sessions which are highly valued by participants and their associated Deaneries and have been specifically recognised as significantly valuable for training by the GMC in its Small Specialty Review 2017/18. Through these training events, both of our organisations are committed to help create a new generation of immunology-aware and informed clinicians and clinical scientists across the NHS to improve the care and treatment of patients with immune-mediated disease.

Upcoming courses

Due to current circumstances, the Immunology Training Days will be moved to an online format. Both the Association of Clinical Pathologists and British Society for Immunology look forward to welcoming delegates to these events. The next virtual training days are being arranged by the RVI Newcastle on 16th-17th November 2020.

To register, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • be an ACP or BSI member. If you are not a member of either organisation and you meet the other criteria, you can register for a small fee of £50 per session and
    • be a clinical immunology trainee/ specialist registrar or
    • be a clinical scientist (immunology) or
    • be a biomedical scientist (immunology) and intend to sit the FRCPath immunology examination

Click here for further details and registration forms.