MWF & BMA Autumn Conference 2019

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autumn conference 2019

When: Friday 1st November 2019, from 9:00am-5:00pm

Location: BMA House, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9JP

We are delighted to announce that the MWF and BMA will co-host our first conference “Working together: Overcoming gender bias in medicine” on Friday 1st November 2019.

You are invited to join us as we bring together the leading voices of people working to transform the future for gender equality in the medical profession and highlight solutions to modern day challenges. This one-day conference will investigate gender bias in health and seek to inspire culture change in the medical profession.

Topics covered at the conference will explore opportunities and strategies to:

  • Tackle unconscious bias in medicine

  • Help women progress in their careers in medicine

  • Overcome challenges – exploring personal experiences of gender inequalities in the workplace

  • Enhance delegates’ knowledge of their career through leadership opportunities and practices

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Early-Bird Registration is open until Tuesday 3rd September 2019 at midnight. To book your place at the MWF & BMA Autumn Conference 2019, please use our online booking form.


You will have plenty of opportunities for networking with inspiring medical minds who are making a real difference. This conference presents an opportunity to engage with a wide range of consultants, GP's, junior doctors, medical students and hospital doctors from a variety of specialties. CPD accreditation has been applied for.

Abstract submission

We are welcoming abstract submissions for Oral and Poster Presentation at this one-day conference.

Oral abstracts are requested for the conference session “Towards empowerment: Experiences of gender inequalities in the workplace”. The abstract presentation will highlight a personal example of inequality in the medical profession, with a focus on what happened and how you overcame it.

Please click here to download the Oral abstract submission form.

Poster abstracts are requested on the conference title “Working Together: Overcoming gender bias in medicine”, a subject of interest related to women doctors and their patients, or on one of the following categories:

  • Patient and doctor health and wellbeing

  • Education and training

  • Innovations, audit and research, or quality improvement projects

  • Management and leadership

Please click here to download the Poster abstract submission form.

The deadline for abstract submission is Sunday 8th September 2019 at midnight. For further information on abstract submission and guidelines, please click here.

Booking arrangements

Early-Bird Registration is open until Tuesday 3rd September 2019 at midnight. To book your place at the MWF & BMA Autumn Conference 2019, please use our online booking form.

Child care facilities

Childcare facilities will be available, free of charge, in order to support your attendance at the conference. We will require advance notice if you wish to use the childcare facilities. Please request further information about childcare on your conference registration form.

Partner and support

The Autumn Conference and its activities offer a range of opportunities to join the conversation as a sponsor or charity partner. Please get in touch to discuss working together by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pre-Conference Dinner

We welcome you to join us for the unmissable pre-conference dinner at Masala Zone Covent Garden, 48 Floral St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA.

The dinner will take place on the evening of Thursday 31st October 2019 from 7pm at a cost of £49.50 per person. Delegates are welcome to select a set sharing menu from one of the two available options:

Classic set sharing menu
Vegetarian set sharing menu

To book your place at the MWF & BMA Autumn Conference 2019, please use our online booking form. All are welcome to join us for this unmissable experience - please share the details of this event with friends and colleagues!

MWF Council Meeting

The MWF Council meeting will take place on Thursday 31st October 2019, 14:00-16:00pm at the Dickens Room, BMA House, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9JP. This meeting is open to all MWF members who are welcome to sit in on discussions as observers.



Medical Women's Federation
Tavistock House North,
Tavistock Square, London,
Tel: 020 7387 7765