Build your profile with our free workshop in March

Are you a health professional keen to champion genomics? This free one-day workshop is designed to help you master your voice and amplify your message

The Faculty of Genomic Medicine is holding an exciting event on Wednesday 13th March: Social Media and Blogging: Building your Profile, and we have a limited number of free places available.

This interactive workshop, led by specialists in science and health communications, will combine group and individual activities designed to equip you with smart planning tools, creative ideas and a fresh approach to maximising social media and blogging.

Darren Caveney, co-founder and director of comms2Point0, will lead a morning session on social media, which will include:

  • A look at when, where and why you should be posting and active on social media.
  • Mastering tone of voice and personality.
  • Tips for using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, including managing and replying to online criticism
  • A SWOT analysis of your current use of social media to create an improvement action plan.

In the afternoon, Beverley Moore, founder of Writing Point, will hold a blogging workshop, focusing on:

  • The context of blogging (what is the purpose, who are the readers, why it matters).
  • Identifying blog ideas.
  • Turning information into a story.
  • Messages and structures.

The event takes place at The Studio in Birmingham, from 10am until 4.30pm, and refreshments and lunch will be available.

We have a limited number of free places available, which will include travel costs in line with Health Education England’s expenses policy. To request your place, please email us without delay, and do mention if you have dietary or any other requirements.

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Genomic Medicine brings together genomics specialists from the NHS, academic institutions and other healthcare systems worldwide to create a professional community.

A key aim of the faculty is to share knowledge and best practice in personalised medicine and genomics. The expectation is that faculty members act as advocates for genomics within the health service. For more details or to join the faculty, please view our faculty page.