Medical English Conference

3rd International Medical English Conference
Saturday, 22nd September 2018
University of Exeter


This is the third International Medical English Conference that The Pyramid Group is organising following on from the successful events in 2014 and 2016.


Joining The Pyramid Group as conference co-host is EALTHY (European Association of Language Teachers for Healthcare):


Conference website


Conference overview
We would like to invite practitioners from all aspects of English for medical purposes, including researchers, healthcare professionals, trainers, writers, publishers and test providers, to take part in the 3rd International Medical English Conference. The conference also provides a platform for exchange and discussion around the topics related to the teaching and learning of English in a medical context. OET Panel 2017 marked an important year with the introduction of the Occupational English Test (OET) for the registering of overseas nurses and midwives in the UK and Ireland. During this year’s conference, EALTHY will run a special panel session dedicated to the OET.


Plenary Speakers
We are delighted to confirm that the plenary speakers at this year´s conference are:


Dr. Tudor Chinnah, PhD, MScClinEd, MSc, BMedSc, SFHEA
Senior Lecturer (E&S) in Human Anatomy & Clinical Education
Academic Lead, Human Anatomy
University of Exeter Medical School


Prof. John Skelton, BA, RSA Cert TEF(S)L, MA, MRCGP
John Skelton is Professor of Clinical Communication, and co-Director of the Interactive Studies Unit (ISU). He is also Associate Director of Education (Quality) in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, and has responsibility for the educational quality of all College Programmes. Other responsibilities include Director of the College Professional Support Unit, and Head of Learning and Teaching for the School of Health and Population Sciences.


Call for Papers deadline: 25th March 2018
All proposals should be sent to Ros Wright:


Online registration opens at the beginning of April 2018


More information:
Paul East –