UCL Medical School News

UCL Medical School News

UCLMS student Ersong Shang wins the Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize in Ophthalmology

May 13, 2014 09:18AM

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).


Professor Jane Dacre elected president of the Royal College of Physicians

Apr 28, 2014 10:24AM

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. In total there were 4,933 valid votes, and following nine voting transfers Professor Dacre was elected with 1,848 votes.


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.


‘Getting ready for the REF: Strengthening submissions in medical education research’

27 February 2012

UCL Medical School hosts: HEA Health Science Discipline Workshop and Seminar Series 2012

‘Getting ready for the REF: Strengthening submissions in medical education research’

Date: Wednesday 23rd May 2012 (whole day)

Venue: Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, UCL


  • To raise the research profile of medical education by  submitting robust evidence for REF 2014
  • For medical schools to share their existing scholarly activities,  how they impact positively on the student experience and how to build future research capacity in this field.

The day will involve a mixture of key note addresses and small group workshops.  We are extremely fortunate to have Prof Andrew Pollard and Prof Charlotte Rees as keynote speakers.

Who should attend

All those interested in submitting to the REF 2014. This is a FREE event, sponsored by the higher education Academy. Places are limited so please book early.

Please contact Deanne Attreed for a programme, bookings or any queries: d.attreed@ucl.ac.uk tel: 020 7679 0894 (internal: 40894)