GP Question Time

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A free GP Question Time event has been organised for students and junior doctors considering a career in general practice.
 
It’s a chance for you ask any questions about general practice to our panel, which is headed up by Helen Stokes- Lampard, the current chair of the Royal College of GPs. This will be followed by informal drinks with a group of GP trainees and new GPs.
  • Date: Tues 15th August
  • Time: 6pm
  • Venue: Royal College of GPs, 30 Euston Sq, London
Registration is free, and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis:
 

Basic Surgical Skills Plastic Surgery Course

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Basic Surgical Skills Plastic Surgery Course
We would like to invite you to the fourth rendition of our FREE course run by the Plastic Surgery Department at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford on 4th July 2017. Please see poster attached for more details.

This national course aims to teach you the fundamental skills and principles that are applied in Plastic Surgery, covering knot tying, suturing techniques, wound management, local anaesthetics, excision of skin lesion, and basic concepts of local flaps. The course will be taught through short lectures and practical sessions with animal tissue.
The course will be led by consultant and SpRs to ensure the quality of teaching is optimal.
Who should attend?

Any medical student interested in:
• Perfecting his/her suturing and knot tying skills
• Learning or fine-tuning his/her knowledge on wound healing
• Pursuing a career in Plastics, ENT, Maxfax, Gen Surg, Dermatology, A&E or other applied professions
• Learning the skills and principles used in Plastic Surgery

Booking
There are 35 places available offered on a first come, first served bases. In previous years this event has sold out very quickly so please book early to secure a place.
The course is FREE but to ensure all places are filled on the day and places are not wasted, we require £30 deposit which will be refunded on attendance.

Please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-surgical-skills-in-plastic-surgery-tickets-35479815082 to book your place

CV and Careers Workshop

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Hello all,

We’ve put together a half-day event dedicated to helping medics and medical students apply for Foundation training, Core Training or Academic careers to boost their CVs and start their careers off on the right track.

If you’re looking for tips and advice to bolster your shortlisting scores in any future application, then this is an excellent course delivered by a team who have experience in securing top-choice jobs.

For only £20, you can secure a place on this unique workshop – which in turn will hopefully help you secure your dream job!

CV and Career Workshop

When: 9am to 1pm, Sat 13th May 2017

Where: Royal Miners Building, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London

There are limited places so please book early to avoid disappointment.

To book your space, follow the link below:
http://www.teachmedics.com/cv-workshop

We hope to see you there!

Kind regards,
TeachMedics team

Mock PACES at West Middlesex Hospital

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Do you want to practise your Paeds/O&G/Psych PACES technique?

Do you want to raise money for Medecins Sans Frontieres in the process?

Come to the Mock Specialties exams day at the WEST MIDDLESEX hospital!!

When : Saturday 3rd June 2017
Time : 09:30 – 16:30 (you will be allocated a 3 hour slot within this)
Where: West Middlesex Hospital, TW7 6AF

What do I get?
– 4 x 15 minute PACES stations in realistic circuit format (PACES stations verified by senior Imperial Examiners), covering Paeds/O&G/GP/Psych
– 5 minutes of individual feedback on each station
– Mark scheme and information hand out on each topic
– 50 minute SBA/EMQ paper covering Paeds/O&G/Psych
– 30 minute debrief and Q&A session on written paper.
– The same event 2 years ago got exceptional student feedback and helped raise £2700 for charity!

Cost : We ask for a £20 donation to Medecins Sans Frontieres. 100% of this donation goes directly to the charity and all examiners and actors give up their time for free.
For the price of 4 fewer pints between now and the exams you can prepare for the exams and raise money for a very worthy cause in the meantime!

What do I do now?

– Email specialtiesmock2017@gmail.com to put your name on the list for a place.
– The list closes on 1st May 2017
– If oversubscribed we will allocate places based on a random ballot system to ensure fairness for everyone (we have bad memories of first-come-first-served exams in Med School!)
– We will confirm places in the first week of May

Please do email if you’d like any further information or have any questions and hope to see you on the day!!!

Geoffrey Flavell Symposium

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The Geoffrey Flavell Symposium programme is now complete with eminent speakers and some parallel sessions to stimulate debate on cardio thoracic surgery. Dr Andrew Papanikitas, Course Director for the Diploma in Ethics and Healthcare has organised an exciting day of activities to keep you fully engaged. “Could there be anymore?” (I hear you ask) well, yes we will also have some related displays from our Archives, various organisations; networking opportunities and lunch included (Don’t forget your business cards).

If you would like to book, please contact Maria Ferran letting her know if you are a member, non-member or student (ID is required), any guests you wish to bring with you; and any dietary requirements. The Hall is fully accessible but if anyone has mobility needs, please let Maria know in advance.