Paid Mentoring Opportunity

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An Imperial alumni is running a medical course and require 5 people to act as mentors with role playing scenarios. These are similar to the Year 1/2 Simulated Patient sessions and all material will be provided. £15 per hour and return travel to High Wycombe will be paid
The session is on Wednesday 26th July at Wycombe Abbey School, 8.30 am to 12.30pm
Interested students should contact Husain directly at husain.khaki@doctors.org.uk

Volunteers Needed for Transthoracic Echocardiography Course

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A transthoracic echocardiogaphy (TTE) course is being held on the 14th of July for trainees in anaesthesia and intensive care in London. A few male volunteers are needed to act as ‘Echo models’.
This will involve:
* Three sessions of scanning lasting about 30-40min each ( between 10am-5pm) on 14/7/16
* Morning tea and lunch provided
* £50 for your time for the day
* The fantastic opportunity to learn a bit of anatomy, physiology and all about echocardiography in the meantime. Feedback from Echo models in our previous course was very positive. 
If interested, please contact Dr. Lloyd Kwanten by emailing kwanten@me.com or calling 07541247855.

Res Medica Submission Deadline Extended

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Res Medica, the official journal of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh and one of the oldest medical societies in the UK, has extended its submission deadline.

Be a part of the making of an open access and world renowned peer reviewed journal.

We welcome original articles, review articles, case reports, audits, perspective articles and

historical articles on any subject.

For more information please contact the Editor: editor@royalmedical.co.uk or visit our website.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 20TH JULY 2016

National Anaesthetics & Critical Care Conference

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Come along to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow to immerse yourself in anaesthesia and critical care medicine through talks, debates and clinical skills workshops!

This event is open to anyone with an interest in anaesthetics and we look forward to welcoming more medical students and professionals from around the UK again this year. This is a superb chance for both students in senior years to mingle with the experts in the field to learn about this widening speciality and also for younger students to see what a career in anaesthetics could mean!

Abstracts will be accepted for poster presentation, giving you the chance to present your research at a national level and have it judged by an expert panel.

We will be announcing our speakers soon so watch this space!

To register your interest, please email glasgowanaesthetics.com with your name and we will contact you first when ticket sales open.

To keep up to date with the event details, visit our events page. Hope to see you there!

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Volunteer course assistants needed for MEDICS Sim Course at Guy’s Hospital

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Are you a medical student? Are you passionate about health promotion, teaching and education? Would you like to train lifesavers, inspire the next generation of medics, or simply be involved in an organisation that provides free first aid training to developing countries? Then, this is for you, read on!

We are looking for enthusiastic clinical medical students to volunteer with us as course assistants on our novel first aid course. The MEDICS™ Sim course (Medical Emergencies, Defibrillation and Introduction to Clinical Skills) ™ is a BLS and clinical skills course for secondary school students which covers cardiac arrests, anaphylaxis, choking, automated external defibrillation as well as clinical skills used in resuscitation in the afternoon.

Volunteer course assistants are not required to deliver BLS lectures but are needed to help with registration, clinical skills stations, facilitate scenarios and group discussions for the students. Each course is small, with maximum of 20 participants and about 2- 3 volunteers are needed per session

The Dr Hamilton Award

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A £300 grant prize to assist students with the cost of planning an Elective.

The Electives Network invites applicants to submit a 1000 word essay answering the question:

‘‘Is an elective still a relevant part of a medical degree?’’ 

The Electives Network is particularly looking for novel answers to this question.

Submission deadline: Friday 1st July 2016.

Prize: £300 cash payment toward your elective planning costs.

Open to: All Medical students studying in the first and second year of any UK Medical school who are members of The Electives Network [Membership to The Electives Network is free. To sign up for your free membership please go to http://www.electives.net.]

Please email your completed essay to award@electives.net with a short cover email stating your name, university, year of study and intended elective destination and include the email address you used to register with The Electives Network website.

For full terms and conditions and further details of the award, please go to http://www.electives.net/grant/216

The Electives Network Award

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A £500 grant prize to assist students with the cost of going on Elective.

The Electives Network invites applicants to submit a 1000 word essay answering the question:

‘What challenges are faced by UK medical students planning their electives today?’

The Electives Network is particularly looking for novel answers to this question.

Submission deadline: Friday 1st July 2016.

Prize: £500 cash payment toward your elective costs.

Open to: All Medical students studying in the third, fourth and fifth year of any UK Medical school who are members of The Electives Network [Membership to The Electives Network is free. To sign up for your free membership please go to http://www.electives.net.]

Please email your completed essay to award@electives.net with a short cover email stating your name, university, year of study and intended elective destination and include the email address you used to register with The Electives Network website.

For full terms and conditions and more details of the award, please go to http://www.electives.net/grant/217