UCL Medical School News

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.


Final Year UCLMS student, Rita Issa, wins 2nd prize in the Michael Pittilo Student Essay Award

28 May 2012

Rita Issa

Rita Issa collecting her winner’s certificate from Moira Howie, Head of Nutrition, Waitrose

Every year the College of Medicine run a high profile essay competition, the Michael Pittilo Student Essay Award, for healthcare students studying at undergraduate level or above.  This year Rita Issa, a final year medic at UCL, won 2nd prize and as part of her prize Rita was invited to attend the College's annual conference at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London.

Now in its third year running, the 2012 essay title was: ‘In the context of constricted health budgets and a rapidly growing population of service users with multiple long-term chronic conditions, what strategies can we as health practitioners use to encourage healthy ageing?’

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