Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Journal Clubs & Grand Rounds in SEM


Co-ordinators: Prof John Ryan / Dr Suzi Clarke / Dr Nick Mahony

The next Dublin Grand Rounds will take place in St Vincent's University Hospital (Old Lecture Theatre), between 6.00pm and 8.00pm on:

- Date to be confirmed


Co-ordinators: Dr Eanna Falvey / Prof Michael G. Molloy

The next Cork Region Journal Club will take place in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex (UCC), in room 2.63, between 8pm and 10pm on:

- Friday 9th March 2018

Pre-reading material:

Paper 1 - Consensus statement on concussion in sport

Paper 2 - BMJ Open Systematic review of the measurement properties of self-report physical activity questionnaires in healthy adult populations

Paper 3 - Collins - Neck Strength: A Protective Factor Reducing Risk for Concussion in High School Sports

Paper 4 - BMJ in practice - E-cigarettes

Paper 5 - The nutrition for sport knowledge questionnaire (NSKQ): development and validation using classical test theory and Rasch analysis


Region Co-ordinators: Dr Aideen Henry / Mr Paul O'Grady / Mr Paraic Murray

The next Galway Region Journal Club will take place in the Galway Clinic (Conference Room, 3rd Floor) between 6pm and 8pm on: 

- Date to be confirmed 


Co-ordinators: Dr Martin McConaghy  / Dr Neil Heron

Northern Irelands next Journal Club will take place in Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Entrance is via the Mount Merrion gate, and then you should drive in an anti-clockwise direction towards the far end of the ground and park near the Family (Aquinas) stand, between 6.30pm and 8.30pm on:  

- Date to be confirmed 


Region Co-ordinators: Dr Sean Moffatt & Mr Liam Moffatt 

Mayo's next Journal Club will take place in the Mayo Sports Clinic, Kevin Barry Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo from 8.00pm and 10.00pm on: 

- Date to be confirmed 

We are currently in the process of setting up Journal Club sessions at regional level


We would like to thank our Fellows and Members, as well as undergraduate students, postgraduate trainees and physiotherapists who regularly join in on those sessions.

The Grand Rounds and Journal Clubs in SEM have proven very popular over the last few months, and we look forward to scheduling additional sessions over the coming months.

If you would like to receive a reminder by e-mail about the next Journal Club / Grand Rounds in your region: e-mail with the following:

- Full Name

- Medical Council / ISCP Number (if applicable)

- E-mail Address

- Mobile Number

- and journal club / grand rounds in your area (Dublin / Cork / Galway / Mayo / Northern Ireland etc.)