Month: December 2021

Christmas brings welcome respite for medical students

The Festive period doesn’t always bring Christmas cheer to medical students in the UK and abroad. Whatever your religious standing, the Christmas break brings a welcome bit of respite from university study and placements, but normally brings up extra exam work. We took a straw poll of our colleagues and friends who will be at …

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Medical Careers

As one of the MedicalEducator.co.uk team I was pleased to be invited to speak at the West Midlands Deanery/ BMA Careers Fair held at the Birmingham ThinkTank on Friday10th-11th October. Present included representation from the BMA, a variety of careers advice services, a number of Locum agencies, and some (not free!) coffee. The event was …

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MP3 Medical Revision based Audio Files Used With Success!?

MP3 File:    musculoskeletal-case-history Copyright Medicaleducator.co.uk  2008 At MedicalEducator we look towards providing a true multimedia experience. One of teh ways we can do this is through audio files of patients historys. We interject the historys, talking about the differential diagnosis, and other interesting points such as diagnositc criteria.

Personalising Medicine

So Warwick played host to the International Symposium on the Personalisation of medicines last week. So what’s it all about: From the genome to the clinic: how individual genotypes can influence  what drugs we give somebody? All I can think of is that 1.) I’m not so sure that the drug companies will be particularly …

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Medical Schools Reliance on Simulator Based Training: Experiences and any Questions or Tips

Medical Schools are increasingly relying on simulator based training. Several univerities across the UK and several of the training Colleges for postgraduate education are becoming involved in the field. But what do you think of it as students? These models are often costly, locked away and the actual face to face training you get with …

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