MWF Spring Conference - 10th May


When: Friday 10th May 2024

Location: Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

You are invited to join us at the MWF Spring Conference 2024 titled ‘Innovation and Leadership in Challenging Times.’  To book your place at the MWF Spring Conference 2024, please use our online booking form. Click here.

Confirmed Speakers

We will be showcasing a fantastic and varied line-up of speakers. Speakers will be announced very soon, please see our confirmed speakers below:

Dr Rachel Morris

Host of You Are Not A Frog Podcast

GP and Coach

Miss Samantha Tross

Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon

Board Member (Secretary) IODA (Inthernational Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance)

Trustee British Association Black Surgeons

Professor Dame Lesley Regan

Women’s Health Ambassador for England

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Imperial College London.

Call for Spring Conference Abstracts:

We are accepting abstract submissions for the MWF Spring Conference on the conference theme. This is a fantastic opportunity to share your research or project findings with colleagues from across the UK! Full submission details can be located on our website here. The deadline for all submissions is midnight on the 28th February 2024.

Council Meeting- 9th May 2024 at Downing

We are delighted to be holding our first in-person council meeting since before the pandemic. The council meeting will be taking place at 4.30pm - 6pm on the 9th May 2024 at Downing College. This meeting will take place before the pre-conference formal dinner which will be taking place from 6pm.

Observers are welcome to attend the council meeting.

Formal Dinner - 9th May 2024 at Downing College

We are delighted to announce that our pre-conference formal dinner and reception will be taking place at Downing College in Cambridge from 6pm. To register, click here.

Lady Estelle Wolfson Bursary 

We are delighted to confirm that we will be offering the Lady Estelle Wolfson Conference Bursary once again. The bursary aims to encourage medical students and postgraduate doctors in training members of the MWF to attend the Spring Conference. The bursary has been generously supported by Lady Estelle Wolfson (Chair of the Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation). Full information is available here.

 SAS Doctors Bursary

In memory of our former Honorary Secretary, Dr Anthea Mowat, we are delighted to launch the SAS Doctors Bursary. Full information is available here.

MWF Raffle

MWF will be hosting a raffle prize draw which will take place at the conference. If you would like to donate a prize, please get in touch!

Gift Registration

If you would like to donate a conference place to a collegue, friend, family member or MWF member, please email admin@medical> 

If you are a member of the MWF and would like to register your interest as a recipient of a donated place, please click here.


We know that coming to a conference for the first time on your own can seem a bit daunting, MWF is glad to announce the launch of a buddying scheme that allows first time attendees to be buddied with MWF Members. If you are interested in being buddied, kindly register your interest here.

Partner and support

The Spring 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.

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