Update in medicine – Brighton is the London and South East regional conference for consultant physicians, trainee doctors, SAS doctors and physician associates.The RCP is returning for the second time to Brighton in 2019. Update in medicine – Brighton is a 1-day conference delivering sessions from leading clinicians and national experts, which look at the key challenges and issues facing physicians on healthcare, leadership, preservation of health and wellbeing and how to deliver better healthcare services.Sessions at the event will include acute “ologies”, preserving health and chronic diseases, alongside an open forum session with the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP’s) president, Dr Andrew Goddard.We look forward to welcoming you to Brighton in 2019!American Express Community Stadium (AMEX)Update in Medicine – Brighton, will take place at American Express Community Stadium. The venue has excellent transport links, including an on-site main line railway station. There is complimentary parking for all delegates attending and full accessibility throughout.ProgrammeDownloadProgramme highlights:This year’s programme will cover areas including:Acute “ologies”: Acute cardiology, neurology and rheumatologyPreserving health: Sessions to include, ‘Sleeplessness & Health – a critique’ and “Salvation in a yoghurt – Does your gut microbiota hold the secrets to good health?”Chronic diseases: New diabetes drugs, pulmonary hypertension, hyponatraemiaHealth and technology: The impact of AI on the practice of medicine: disentangling fact from fictionPanel Discussions: Open forum session led by Dr Andrew Goddard, RCP PresidentRoyal College of Physicians Turner-Warrick Lecture: Prize winning trainee lectureConfirmed speakersDr Adam de Belder, consultant cardiologist, Brighton and Sussex University HospitalsEmeritus Professor Jim Horne, sleep neuroscientist, Loughborough UniversityDr Andrew Goddard, president, Royal College of PhysiciansDr Salman Haider, National Hospitals for Neurology & NeurosurgeryDr Vijay Hajela, consultant rheumatologist, Brighton and Sussex University HospitalsDr Gareth Parkes, consultant in gastroenterology & IBD, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust and honorary senior clinical lecturer in dept. of Immunobiology, Blizard Institute, QMULDr Jeremy Reffin, co-director, Text & Predictive Analytics Laboratories, University of SussexDr Benjamin Field, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS TrustDr Harpreet Ranu, consultant respiratory physician, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and honorary consultant, Royal Brompton HospitalDr Ali Chakera, Consultant, Brighton and Sussex, University HospitalsWhy attend?Be part of the debate and hear from leading clinicians and national experts on the key clinical topics impacting healthcare and wellbeingLearn with colleagues about the future challenges and opportunities in healthcareTake home best practice examples to support the future of medical managementShare experiences and network with healthcare practitioners across all specialties and career stagesMeet with the RCP’s president, regional advisers, trainee representatives and understand how the RCP can support you