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2nd place for William Crinnon in National UG Surgical Skills competition “The competition was the National Undergraduate Surgical Skills Competition and I took part in the London heat. It was organised by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and took place at the Royal Society of Medicine. The competition involved 5 tasks: laparoscopy, suturing, … Continue reading

Prof Deborah Gill IS the Spirit of Enterprise!

The consultancy and knowledge transfer work of the Division is one of the many assets of the Medical School, and was recently recognised by the wider UCL community in a ceremony held on the Bloomsbury campus on 9 June 2016. UCL Provost, Professor Michael Arthur presented a variety of awards on the evening including the … Continue reading

RDME research shows ethnicity still a factor in doctors’ prospects

Research conducted by the Medical School’s RDME Unit (Research Department of Medical Education) had shown how ethnicity and country of medical school training impacts on the progression of doctors in the UK. Katherine Woolf, Rowena Viney, Antonia Rich, Sarah Needleman and Ann Griffin worked on the research which was commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC). Katherine … Continue reading

UCLMS Achievements

Dr Faye Gishen wins Provost’s Teaching Award   The Provost’s Teaching Awards recognise and reward staff who are making outstanding contributions to the learning experience of our students. Faye is the MBBS Lead for Clinical and Professional Practice and is constantly looking for innovative ways to improve teaching and engage students as well as colleagues. … Continue reading

Target Medicine Summer School success

The Target Medicine Summer School ran for its eleventh year in July, with 50 Year 11 students attending.  The summer school was condensed to a three-day course, instead of the usual five, due to clashes with Ramadan and Eid. Due to the reduction in the number of days, we aimed to focus on maximising students’ exposure … Continue reading

UCLMS new starters

A couple of new faces around the Medical School….   Ayana Sakey, CPP Administrator “I have recently started at the Medical School as an administrator in the Clinical & Professional Practice team, working on staffing, recruitment, rotas and more. I have come here from the Assessment and Student Records section of UCL Student Registry Services, after performing … Continue reading

A busy year: RUMS Y4-6 update

It’s been a busy year on the Y4-6 education scene. My year kicked off by working with staff on attendance and engagement policy and (unsuccessfully) trying to extend the summer break for 5th year students. And the momentum has remained high throughout the year. I’ve certainly spent more time in Meeting Room 1 than on … Continue reading

Top Teachers and Administrators Awards

Throughout the course of the year, via the SEQs, students can nominate teachers and administrators who have been particularly helpful or inspiring to them during their studies. The 2015-16 winners list is hot off the press and includes plenty of UCLMS staff…   Dr Nicholas Herodotou (Year 1, Foundations of Health and Medical Practice) Ms Tina … Continue reading

UCL Medical School Open Day!

The first of the 2016 UCL Open Days were held on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th June. As you may have seen, the vast amounts of UCL Medical School rock that are lingering in Deborah’s office are evidence of the fact that we were aiming for the best Open Day ever! We took over the … Continue reading

MSEC update

The latest exciting project developments from our consultancy unit New Giza University (Egypt) Following a scoping visit coordinated by MSEC, the UCL Medical School, UCL School of Pharmacy and the UCL Eastman Dental Institute have now entered into the next phase of the NGU project. Over five days the teams from UCL and New Giza … Continue reading

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