Intern Section Study Day Meeting, Jan 2016

30/01/2016 in Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

The RAMI Section of Interns Study Day took place in the Corrigan and Graves Hall, RCPI, Kildare St on Saturday 30thJanuary 2016.  338 abstracts were received from interns across all Intern Training Networks to be considered at the Study Day.  The presentations consisted of both oral and poster presentations with the RAMI Bronze Medal awarded for both the best in the categories of Case Presentation Medicine (Platform), Case Presentation Surgery (Platform), Clinical Research (Platform), poster in Case Presentation Medicine, Case Presentation Surgery and Clinical Research.

Winners of medals:

Oral Case Presentation Prize :

     Dr Anne Fennessy, “Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma and Upper Limb Amputation: A Case Report”

Poster Case Presentation Prize:

Dr Brendan Kelly, “A Case of Splenic Injury After Colonoscopy (SIAC)”

Oral Research Prize:

     Dr James O Connell, “Treatment by Numbers: A Retrospective Study to determine if the Multiple Sclerosis Severity Score has a Clinical Utility in Predicting Patient Responsiveness to Tysabri®”

Poster Research Prize:

Dr Caitriona Breathnach, “Detection and Management of delirium in new Medicine for the Elderly Admissions”



Dr Larry Bacon, Consultant Haematologist, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 2

Dr David Burke, Consultant Cardiologist, Beacon Hospital, Dublin 18

Dr Dara Byrne, NUIG Intern Coordinator, NUIG Intern Network, Galway

Professor Ronan Cahill, Professor of Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin 7

Professor Desmond Carney, Chair of the Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training, RCPI, Dublin 2 Professor Anthony Cunningham Consultant Anaesthetist, Galway

Dr Sinead Galvin, Consultant Anaesthetist, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9

Dr John Holian, Consultant Nephrologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin 4

Dr John McDermott, Associate Director of Basic Specialist Training, RCPI, Dublin 2

Dr Paddy Mallon, Associate Dean, Research & Innovation, UCD, Dublin 4

Professor Patrick Murray, Dean of Medicine, UCD, Dublin 4

Mr Aremu Muyiwa, Consultant General Surgeon, Galway

Professor Anthony O Regan, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Galway

Professor Dermot Power, UCD Intern Coordinator, UCD Intern Network, Dublin 4



  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • RAMI Intern Study Day Abstract Committee

Chair: Dr Denise Sadlier, Consultant Nephrologist, Mater Hospital, Dublin 7

              Dr Michael Fay, Consultant Haematologist, Mater Hospital, Dublin 7

              Dr Cathy Kelly, Consultant Oncologist, Mater Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7

              Dr Audrey Melvin, Research Fellow, University College Dublin, Dublin 4

             Dr Matthew Sadlier, Consultant Psychiatrist, Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15


Ms Helen Moore, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

Ms Sinead Cleary, UCD Intern Network