Students and Teachers

Join more than 2,000 health care professionals for an exciting mix of learning sessions and networking events at the International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare from April 16-19 2013 in London.



​​Attend the Student/ Events

All sessions will be held in the student lounge (The London Suite, Room 2-3, Level 0) unless otherwise indicated. Additional information and descriptions will be made available soon.
Tuesday, April 16th
     14:00-17:00     Welcome Orientation 
                            (This event is free and does not require registration)
Wednesday, April 17th
     12:30-13:30     Student/Junior Doctor Lunch Session
     17:30-19:00     International Forum Welcome Reception 
                            (Open to all conference attendees)
Thursday, April 18th
     12:30-13:30     Student/Junior Doctor Lunch Session
     17:45-18:45     Special Event- Junior Doctors and Students: The Future of Medicine 
     19:00               Networking Outing at Fox Excel
Friday, April 19th
     12:00-13:00     Student/Junior Doctor Lunch Session

Suggested Sessions to Attend:

Thursday, D8 Specialty Focus Groups: Junior Doctors
  • Guided exploration of the initiatives displayed by the poster presenters, we will engage in a lively discussion with the presenters, and explore the issues key to the role of newly qualified doctors.
Friday, G3 Quality Improvement Education in Practice
  • (Part a) Integrating interprofessional teams into quality improvement education- Jessica Perlo, Community Manager, IHI Open School, Institute for Health Care Improvement
  • (Part b) Strategies for educating general practice trainees in QI and leadership, Catriona Chatfield, Darzi Fellow, London Deanery, England
  • (Part c) Leading in safety, quality and experience programme- David Hill, Associate Medical Director and Consultant in Pain Management, South Eastern HSC Trust, Northern Ireland
  • (Part d) Trainees improving care – Don’t just tick the box- Emma Donaldson, Specialist Registrar, Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, England 

Student and Teacher Scholarships

The deadline to apply for a scholarship was March 8, 2013. We will no longer be accepting applications for this event. Please direct any questions about the International Forum Student and Teacher Program or the status of your application to

A limited number of scholarships for reduced registration fees are available for full-time students and teachers to attend the 2013 International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare for the three main event days (Wednesday 17- Friday 19 April). Scholarships are be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and are available for full-time students only.

Scholarship Rates

All fees are inclusive of UK VAT
Full-Time Students
3 days
2 days
(Wed-Thurs OR Thurs-Fri)
1 day
(Wed, Thurs, or Fri)
Fee with Scholarship

4 days
3 days
2 days & 1 day
Fee with Scholarship
*Please note that we do not offer any free or reduced places for the full day sessions taking place on Tuesday 16 April.

​Submit a Storyboard

Ten posters will be selected by a committee of students and faculty to be presented in the main poster hall. All other posters will be displayed in the student lounge.
The deadline to submit a storyboard abstract is Friday, March 8, 2013.