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The members of the RCPI Physician Health and Wellbeing Trainee Committee (which is led by Trainee doctors), would like to improve the experiences of doctors who are parents.
They would like to invite doctors who are parents, or are expecting a baby, to a free coffee morning in RCPI on Wednesday 18 March 2020 from 11am to 1pm.
This is a chance to chat to other doctors who are also juggling the demands of parenthood with postgraduate specialist training.
On the day we hope to:
There will be refreshments served, and of course babies and young children are very welcome!
The details for your diary are:
11:00 – Arrival with tea/coffee
11:15 – Dr Elinor Jenkins: Juggling parenting with med school, training schemes and rotating jobs
11:35 – Ms Caitriona Eves, HSE dietician: Looking after your body in pregnancy and developing health habits for families
11:55 – Dr Joanne Fenton, Consultant perinatal Psychiatrist: Maintaining mental health during and after pregnancy
12:15 – Discussion: What’s next for supporting our parenting doctors?
13:00 - End of event
The Physician Health and Wellbeing group at RCPI is an active trainee-led initiative that aims to promote and encourage higher standards of health and wellbeing supports for all trainees on RCPI training programmes. They are a diverse group of trainees with representation from each of the six faculties and a mix of basic and higher specialist trainees.
This coffee morning has been organised by Doireann Eves (HST Paediatrics) and Siobhán Quirke (BST General Internal Medicine).