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.


The MBBS course at UCL: No.1 in London, 4th in the UK and 6th in the world

11 October 2012

Why study Medicine at UCL? The latest league tables continue to provide evidence of the outstanding educational experience for MBBS students at UCL Medical School (UCLMS). It was voted best in London by the National Student Survey but there are some further outstanding results.

Medicine at UCLMS has been ranked 4th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide and The Complete University Guide.

It has also been voted 6th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University rankings in ‘clinical, pre-clinical and health’.

Prof Jane Dacre, Director of UCLMS says ‘These results are fantastic and testify to all the hard work put in by staff and teachers at UCLMS. They demonstrate our commitment to high quality education and our dedication to ensuring that the UCL doctor is equipped with the skills and knowledge to practice in a changing NHS’