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.


Excellence in Medical Education Awards applications deadline is 11th February 2013

25 January 2013

The closing date (11th February) is nearly upon us for EMEA applications so get your form in to the QA Office quickly! These awards are open to anyone involved in undergraduate education.  Their purpose is to provide a tangible means of recognition of exceptional contribution to education in any phase of the MBBS programme.

EMEA winners

A selection panel, representing the Medical School Quality Management and Enhancement Committee (mQMEC) will consider applications and make recommendations for awards to be confirmed by the Vice Provost and Head of the Medical School, Professor Sir John Tooke.

Who can apply?
Applicants must be involved in the education of undergraduates on the MBBS programme including:

  • Any member of academic or administrative staff who is an employee of UCL
  • Clinicians or administrators based at a NHS site (community or hospital)
  • Teams working together to provide teaching may apply
  • Members of support staff involved in the facilitation of student learning

Please note that if you have won an EMEA in the last three years you will need to show significant development in the field, OR be clear that the application is on the basis of clearly distinct work.

Check the Quality Assurance Office website for more details and how to apply.