Ulster Society of Internal Medicine

The Ulster Society of Internal Medicine was founded in 1968 to encourage consultants in internal medicine in Northern Ireland to meet and discuss professional matters.

The Society holds two meetings a year, one in Belfast in the autumn and one elsewhere in Northern Ireland in the spring.

Meetings 2018

Spring 2018 Meeting (96th)

Day and Time:   Friday 18th May from 2 pm to 5.30 pm
Venue:Centre for Medical and Dental Education and Training, Altnagelvin Hospital
Abstract Submission:By 5pm Monday 12th March 2018
Presentations: Six oral, three poster, and one guest speaker.
CPDThree hours external CPD will be applied for

Submission of papers

We welcome offers from trainees and consultants of presentations relating to original research, audits, or reviews of interesting cases from the broad family of general medicine and its specialities.

Please read the Instructions to Authors carefully before submitting abstracts. Please state whether a poster presentation is preferred. Poster should be A1 size in landscape format (approximately 90 x 60 cm).

Abstracts submitted before the closing date will be considered for selection by the committee.

Abstracts that have been selected and presented at the meeting will normally be published in the Ulster Medical Journal.

There will a £150 prize for the best paper presented by a junior.



Membership of the Ulster Society of Internal Medicine is open to all Consultant Physicians.

Members may attend and speak at all clinical and business meetings of the Society. Notification of meetings will be sent by email. Those without email should ensure that the Honorary Secretary has their current postal address.

Medically qualified non-members are welcome to attend and speak at the clinical meetings.

The annual fee for membership of the USIM is currently £5. Application forms are available from the treasurer.


Hon. Secretary:   Dr John A Purvis, Consultant Cardiologist, Altnagelvin Hospital.


Ulster Society of Internal Medicine usim @ ums. ac.uk

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