Finals Revision Crash Course – 18th/19th February

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A completely free finals crash course is being held at St George’s university on 18/19th February. This will be taken by an ex-BSMS student currently working as a teaching fellow in London. More information can be found on the facebook event here.

ICSM Careers Fair

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ICSM Careers Fair is being held on Tuesday 21st February 4:30-7:30pm at the Reynolds Building, Charing Cross. More information can be found below.

Francis Crick Institute Undergraduate Programmes 2017

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The Francis Crick institute are looking for outstanding penultimate year undergraduate students at UK universities who are interested in gaining research experience at the Crick either as a ‘Sandwich student’, for 12 months, or a ‘Summer student’ for 8 weeks.

Applications for our 2017 Sandwich Student Programme are now open and close on Sunday 05 February 2017.

Applications for our 2017 Crick-Calleva Summer Student Programme are now open and close on Sunday 12 February 2017.

More details about the programmes and application processes can be found on the poster or on the website.

Design Thinking Workshop

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MedTech Imperial are hosting a Design Thinking Workshop on the 9th February!
Come along to gain the skills needed to take an innovative idea to real-world solution!
Event here: https://goo.gl/u6rUIA

Final Year Dermatology Crash Course

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Imperial College Dermatology Society presents a crash course for finals!

Continuing on from its success year on year, here is an event NOT TO MISS for all final year students! The crash course will be taught by our honorary consultants Dr Alam & Dr Anjum.

The crash course will cover:

– How to examine and describe skin lesions for finals
– Common dermatology shorts with management
– Tips on how to ace the dermatology section in finals

FREE dermatology handbooks will be given out and refreshments kindly provided by our sponsors, MDU and MPS.

Dr Alam is a dermatology consultant in West Middlesex Hospital whilst Dr Anjum is a dermatology consultant in Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Both of them have immense experience in teaching and as examiners.

Date: Wednesday 8th February, 6pm
Location: Glenister Lecture Theatre, Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith

We hope that this will be useful to you all.

Surgical Simulator Trial

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So, you want to be a surgeon? Why not come and try our brand new orthopaedic simulator as part of a validation trial and receive a certificate of participation for your CV/portfolio. It will give you the opportunity to use a novel simulator as well as learn one of the most common orthopaedic procedures. Located in the SimLab at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, this simulator aims to be the most life like and economically viable one on the market. The trial is running now, and we have spaces until the end of February, but if you want a place you need to book soon as we are limited to 40 students. You need to book two slots, one hour each, about a week apart. You can book the trial here -https://orthopaedicsurgicalsimulatortrial.youcanbook.me. For more information regarding the trial, please email robert.wescott.14@ucl.ac.uk

Looking for a Patient Navigator

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Do you like being at the forefront of healthcare innovation? Do you think that an easy access to leading specialists in the field is what modern medicine fails its patients at? Do you thrive on the challenge to establish a small start-up as the leading brand in medical communication? If so, you’ll fit right in at Trustedoctor.

Trustedoctor is a first-of-its kind online service that aims to pair patients diagnosed with cancer conditions with leading specialists in the field. We are a London-based start-up with global aspirations. Patients come to us with an initial doctor’s evaluation of the condition. Through our counselling service, they get an opportunity to get an in-depth online second opinion consultation with a leading specialist in the field worldwide. Our mission is to empower anyone affected by a serious medical condition with the world’s collective medical insight.

Who are we looking for?

We are currently recruiting people who will liaise between the patient and our team of doctors. The Patient Navigators will be responsible for consulting our patients on the phone and also answering their online queries and preparing them for the consultations.

What we would like to hear?

We would like to hear from you if you think you are the person we have in mind:
· medical or clinical communication degree/training
· passionate about globally improving access to healthcare
· excellent communication skills
· compassionate approach and an ability to listen
· proficiency in English language (additional languages are advantageous)
· conscientious and an honest attitude
· ability to deliver on time
· willingness to learn and immediately apply new skills

Why should you become a member of our team?

We would like to hear from you if you think you are the person we have in mind:
· location independent and flexible hours
· exposure to diverse group of patients
· an opportunity to interact with world leading doctors
· friendly and rapidly growing team
· great addition to your medical CV
· you can start working with us as early as end of January 2017
We will provide you with all essential training and the opportunity for future developments. Successful applicants will be paid on a flexible basis (details to be discussed). If you think that you are the person that we are looking for, please get in touch with us whether you can commit just a few hours a week or would like to be get even more involved in making Trustedoctor the leading digital platform in its field.

To apply please send your CV to: patientnavigator@trustedoctor.com