Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Careers Evening

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Set on a career in fertility medicine? Quite like your O&G placement? Just want to see what’s out there?
Come join Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society at our Annual Careers evening!
With talks from Miss Louise Page, Mr Ruwan Fernando and Dr Olivia Raglan. Don’t miss out on some incredible insights into careers in obstetrics and gynaecology!

The event will be held at Glenister Lecture Theatre, Charing Cross Hospital on Wednesday 2nd November at 6:30pm. For more information and updates, check out the Facebook event page here.

Orthopaedic 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 in January/February of 2017, but if you want a place you need to book soon as we are limited to 40 students. For more information on the trial, please see the attached poster or email robert.wescott.14@ucl.ac.uk
See Flyer Here

Working at a Health Technology Fair

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Are you interested in health technology? On the 16-19th November, GIANT are hosting their first ever health technology fair in the Southbank area featuring health startups, workshops, seminars and lectures from pioneers of medical technology. We need volunteers to work on at least 2 of these days to make the event a success. You will receive a full access pass to attend the conference free of charge during non-working days (normally £149/day) as well as receiving £35/day on the days you are working to cover expenditures. Please email nvm13@ic.ac.uk if you are interested.

Research in Clinical Practice Conference

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Dear ICSM students,

The Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School  is hosting the annual national Research in Clinical Practice poster conference.

3rd November 2016 at 6pm, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

This evening conference provides a platform to discuss clinical research and audit, bringing together medical students, junior doctors and clinical academics.

This is an ideal forum to submit BSc projects or other research projects that would be counted as a national presentation.

All ideas are welcomed, no matter how preliminary or advanced. This year we are proud to welcome a fascinating group of speakers whom we hope inspire you and give you an insight into academic medicine.

Food and drink will be provided.

All attendees and presenters will receive certificates.

Admission is free.

Please see http://www.ricp.co.uk for more information, to register and to submit an abstract.

Best wishes,

Dr Rahul Ravindran


Research Study Focus Group

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Are you in the 2 first or 2 last years of your medical studies at Imperial College?
Do you want to share your views on organ donation? 
This will help us design effective and interactive platforms, campaigns and programs that support lifelong learning about deceased organ donation and transplantation.

Take part in this following survey and participate in focus group and enter a draw for Amazon vouchers. 
If you have any questions about the survey or want to take part in the focus groups, you can contact me directly at m.theodosopoulou12@imperial.ac.uk

Restore Elective Essay Prize in Burns & Plastics Research

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This annual competition is a fantastic chance to develop your portfolio,
enhance your knowledge of burns and plastic surgery and win a cash prize
of £1000, and a runner up prize to help with your elective.

The competition is open to all medical students who are registered at UK
medical schools and are within one year of beginning their elective

This year the essay title is “What is the evidence that a scar can
affect someone psychologically?”

Link to the terms and conditions available here:

For any queries: essayprize@restore-research.org.uk

Deadline: 31st January 2017

‘NEAT! Is Your Chair Killing You?!’

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The London Sports and Exercise Medicine Society is proud to present its first event of the year:

NEAT! Is Your Chair Killing You?! 

We have invited Dr James Levine, MD PhD to talk to our audience of undergraduate students on how sitting can kill, and how movement (and Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis) could save your life. 

Dr Levine is an Endocrinology Fellow at the Mayo Clinic, United States. He trained at the Royal London and studied Nutrition at Cambridge University. His current focus is on the management of Obesity through Physical Activity – an area he is considered to be a world expert upon, with several publications in renowned journals such as Nature and Science. 

Are you interested in SEM/ GP / Endocrinology/ Obesity/ Diabetes/ Gastro/ Related surgeries? 
This event is a must for you! 

LSEMS wants to open up networking opportunities for undergraduates. Both undergraduate and faculty members are invited to attend the talk and post-event drinks. 

The event is able to be booked via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/neat-is-your-chair-killing-you-dr-james-levine-md-phd-tickets-27923658414?aff=es2