UCL Medical School

UCL Medical School

UCL Medical School is committed to excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education and has a strong reputation for teaching informed by cutting-edge research. The School has a distinguished cadre of academic staff who are at the forefront of international research in biomedical sciences, medical education and clinical medicine. The Medical School aims to provide the seamless high quality education of medical students from admission to graduation; to enhance the status of learning and teaching within the Medical School; and to support and advise on the relevant facilities and resources underpinning medical education.

It also provides postgraduate education locally, nationally and internationally and promotes scholarship and excellence in medical education delivery and research.

UCL Medical School News

Athena Swan Silver Award

UCL Medical School awarded Athena SWAN Silver Award

UCL Medical School is delighted to have received a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award following our November 2013 application. The award recognises our efforts to provide a supportive and empowering work environment that ultimately benefits all members of staff. More...

Women in the City

Dr Deborah Gill wins Women in the City Future Leaders Award 2014

The joint winners of the prestigious Women in the City Future Leaders Award 2014 announced on Friday 11th July are; Dr Deborah Gill, Interim Director, UCL Medical School, University College London and Naomi Bowman, Senior Manager – Governance & Operations – Group Monitor Liaison Office, HSBC Holdings PLC.
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UCLMS student Ersong Shang wins the Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize in Ophthalmology

UCL Medical Student Ersong Shang has won the Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize in Ophthalmology – 2014. 550 students from 36 Medical Schools in the United Kingdom and Ireland competed in the Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize Examination in March. The standard is deliberately high and those taking the top places are to be congratulated. Ersong will collect £400.00 or the equivalent prize (a chance to visit St John’s Eye Hospital in Jerusalem). More...

Professor Jane Dacre

Professor Jane Dacre elected president of the Royal College of Physicians

Professor Jane Dacre was elected president of the Royal College of Physicians last night, by single transferable vote from a field of ten candidates, in a ballot organised by Electoral Reform Services. The result was announced at the end of College Day, the day of the RCP’s Annual General Meeting. Professor Dacre won by 281 votes from the next nearest candidate and becomes the third female president in the RCP’s history.
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UCLMS Seminar: The intercalated BSc - Dr Melvyn Jones - 10th March

This seminar will provide a valuable insight into an important aspect of the MBBS curriculum.  Integrating our BSc strengthens the research focus of, and scientific basis behind, the medical programme at UCLMS.  It is frequently cited by applicants to UCL as an important reason why they apply here. More...