Somerville Medics’ Day

Saturday 7th March, 2020


in the Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College, Oxford, on Saturday 7th March, 2020

New Tools for Old Problems

From 10:00 – Coffee and registration in the Margaret Thatcher Centre

10:30 – Welcome by Dr June Raine (1971, Physiology), Chair of the Somerville Medics.

10:40 – Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian, Somerville Medics President: Whose Data is it Anyway?

11:10 – Hilary Newiss, Chair of National Voices (1974, Physiology and Psychology): What I really want my data to be used for – the patient’s viewpoint

11:40 – Dr Suzie Anthony, Consultant Radiologist, Somerville Tutor, and Dr Louise Wilkinson, Consultant Radiologist: New Tools for Old Problems

12:10 – Dr Dimitri Gavriloff, Specialist in Sleep Medicine: A Digital Solution for a Tiresome Problem

12:30 – Dr Daniel Anthony: Report on Medicine in Somerville today

12:40 – Reception

1:00 – Luncheon in Hall

Afternoon session to be chaired by Dr Natasha Robinson (1972, Physiology).

2:30 – Dr Grace Barnes (2013, Medicine): New Tools for Old Problems: Life as a Junior Doctor in 2020

2:50 – Showcasing of Student Finalists’ Projects:

Five students – Jessica Mendall, Joseph Salf, Gerda Mickute and Isheeta Arora – will give short (five minute) presentations on their Final Honour School Research Projects undertaken as part of their FHS year, and a Prize for ‘Potential for Scientific Progress’ will be awarded.

3:30 – AGM, followed by Tea.


The price for the Medics Day is £35, or £25 for those who matriculated in 2005 or later, or £50 if you would like to sponsor a current student to attend, payable to Somerville College. Guests are welcome and those who would like to come for tea only are welcome at no extra charge, but please advise numbers. When you book, please let us know of any dietary or other requirements and also of any change in your employment details.

Current students are welcome to attend free of charge but please notify us if you do plan to.

Please reply by 28th February. You may book and pay with a card by telephoning Hannah on 01865 280626, or online by clicking here.

Please note that we regret that we can only offer parking in College to the disabled. There is a regular Park-and-Ride service from the Pear Tree roundabout, stopping very close to Somerville – see

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