ICSMSU Newsletter
 

Medical French Weekend Course

Neuroscience to Neurology: National Undergraduate Conference 2013

RSM Child Protection Conference

Twilight Meeting for Medical Students and Foundation Doctors interested in Psychiatry as a Career

‘The Unusual Suspects’ – a symposium on rare diseases at Barts & The London

UCL MedSin Introduction to Global Health Conference

Barts & The London Surgical Conference

Institute of Medical Ethics Conference

Student Master Classes: 9 February and 16 March 2013

GLADD: Student Conference 2013

Undergraduate Trauma Conference 2013

Medical Undergraduate Conference 2013

Epoc Medical Careers Conference

National Student Psychiatry Conference

National Teddy Bear Hospital Conference 2013

St. Andrew’s National Surgical Conference 2013

The National Undergraduate & Foundation Surgery Conference (NUGSC 2013)

Union Update


Hi everyone, Hope you’ve all had a cracking start to 2013! ICSMSU has just finished running a ‘You Said, We Did’ campaign to raise awareness about the changes that have been made across all years of the Medicine, BMS and PTMS courses. You can find out more about all the changes that impact YOU here.

On the more exciting side of things, Shrove Tuesday Final Year Dinner was an absolutely fabulous evening, with a very entertaining guest speech by Prof Meeran amongst the highlights. Congratulations to the STFYD committee on organising such a fitting bash for our final years before they knuckle down for finals revision. And very best of luck to everyone finding out the results of their Academic Foundation Programme job applications today!

And finally, don’t let the January blues get you down! There is PLENTY coming up to keep you on your toes this month at ICSM, kicking off with the new-look RAG week 2013 at the end of the month – it promises to be the best RAG week in ICSM history! To add the icing on the cake, RAG Dash to Amsterdam was a complete sell-out so well done to the lucky ones who managed to get their tickets! Start getting excited…

News


Focus on Alcohol – You, Your Patients & Alcohol


We are very lucky to Dr Zul Mirza (A&E consultant and President of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Emergency Medicine section) giving a special guest lecture entitled ‘You, Your Patients & Alcohol’ on Tuesday 22nd January at 17.15 in G16, SAFB, South Kensington.

You can find more info about this event here.

Please save the date in your diaries now for what promises to be a fascinating and thought-provoking talk!


ICSM RAG week 2013, 28th Jan – 1st Feb


RAG Week 2013 is finally here, and freshers, this is your moment to shine for ICSM and everything it stands for! This week is the week we’ve all been waiting for: now it’s time to muster all your RAG love and throw yourself into everything RAG-related all in the name of charity!

So get excited, get ridiculous, and get ready to do things you never believed you’d do…

MONDAY 28th – Commuters Collect and RAG Games!!!
TUESDAY 29th – Midday Money and CLUB NIGHT RAG@MAHIKI
WEDNESDAY 30th – INVASION and RAG Sports Night
THURSDAY 31st – Mystery Thursday
FRIDAY 1st – the grand finale, the one and only… CIRCLE LINE!!!

Join the fun here!


Foundation Specialty Talk – Trauma & Orthopaedics, 22nd January

Foundation Specialty Talk – Trauma & Orthopaedics

Prof Justin Cobb (Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery, CX)
Tuesday 22nd January 2013
6.00pm -8.00pm
Reynolds Communication Skills Room A, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Hospital, Margravine Road, London W6 8RF

The talk will be followed by a question and answer session and discussion. This is an excellent opportunity to find out more about this major specialty and meet your fellow trainees.

No need to register – please just turn up All are welcome!


Football matches @ the Reynolds

The Reynolds bar will be opening EVERY WEEK NIGHT from 6pm this term!

On request, the Reynolds bar will also be open on weekends – please email Pete & Emily at cxbar@imperial.ac.uk to request this.


Imperial’s Got Talent

The long awaited talent show of the year has arrived... Come watch what talent Imperial has to offer, support your friends and ultimately help us raise our £2000 target for an incredible charity!

We've had some amazing acts compete for the top 10 places including the UK's Yo-Yo champion, Belly Dance Soc and Pole Dance Soc, plus many many more...
And featuring ICSM Jazz Band as our house band!

The show is from 7pm onwards on Saturday 26th January at The Metric and tickets include FREE entry to the afterparty.
It is audience vote so you have the say in who is crowned the ultimate Imperialite!

Tickets are only £5 in advance and available online at: http://bit.ly/X7jnoc
Also wristbands are on sale in the Sherfield Building every lunchtime this week or from committee members and the acts.
Every penny goes to Save the Children.

For more details join our Facebook event and watch out for the promo video coming soon.

Clubs & Societies

MedSin
Events timetable

Surgical Society
Surgical Soc Questionnaire 2013
Junior Anatomy Series
National Orthopaedic Workshop

Vision
Volunteers needed for vision roadshow 2013

GradMed
USMLE Talk

RAG
RAG Week: 28th Jan - 1st Feb
Circle Line: 1st Feb
Valentines Ball: 12th Feb
RAG Dash: 22nd - 24th Feb
RAG Fashion Show: 5th March

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