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UCL Medical School News

UCLMS Seminar: The intercalated BSc - Dr Melvyn Jones - 10th March

Mar 05, 2014 11:24AM

The intercalated BSc - why do medical schools offer them and what do they achieve?


Provost’s Public Engagement Awards

Feb 12, 2014 14:23PM

Winner: Engager of the year (researcher/academic grade 8 and above) Dr Jayne Kavanagh, UCL Medical School


Jane Dacre holds first MRCP PACES in Myanmar

Jan 08, 2014 10:49AM

This November, Professor Jane Dacre led the very first PACES for MRCP (Member of the Royal College of Physicians) in Myanmar. This was successfully held in New Yangon General Hospital, one of the teaching hospitals of the University of Medicine, Yangon.


UCLMS Social Media Policy

Nov 01, 2013 17:10PM

Social media has become a powerful part of the web in recent years and has changed the way we communicate and collaborate online.  Many organisations, such as the GMC and the BMA, politicians and medical journals are actively using social media and discussions of various aspects of the professional lives of doctors are increasingly seen on Facebook, Twitter and blogs.


Obituary: Dr Daniel Brudney

Oct 02, 2013 09:08AM

We are very sad to report the death of Dr Daniel Brudney in a car crash on Friday 13 September.


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.

From Professor Jane Dacre, Director, UCL Medical School

Professor Jane Dacre

Our new MBBS curriculum is designed to maximise the advantages of training at one of the UK’s Academic Health Sciences Centres, and to ensure UCL trains the very highest quality doctors well prepared for practice in the 21st Century. We are proud of our MBBS programme at UCL, and are keen to attract those with a genuine desire to excel as a doctor. 

We are extremely fortunate to have strong links with many prestigious medical institutions, with many of the current leaders in science and medicine amongst our staff. We also have a high percentage satisfaction in the well-respected National Students Survey.

Our medical school offers many other opportunities beyond our MBBS programme. Our range of prestigious postgraduate programmes, including CPD and award bearing courses, are designed to help doctors to develop their practice with a strong foundation in science

From Professor Sir John Tooke, Head of School

Professor Sir John Tooke

UCL is one of the top twenty-five universities in the world with great research strengths, particularly in the life and biomedical sciences, and a genuine commitment to educational excellence and preparing students for their future role as a doctor and postgraduates to thrive in their developing careers.

There is increasing recognition around the world that when academia and health care join forces better quality of care ensues. UCL together with its prestigious hospital partners is now one of five designated Academic Health Science Centres in the UK providing the optimal environment for combining research, educational and clinical care excellence – a perfect place to lay the best foundations for your subsequent careers.