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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.Read more...
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.Read more...
UCLMS Medical Education Conference - Transitions in Medical Education
May 07, 2013 09:15AM
Booking has now opened for our third Medical Education Conference on the 12th June 2013!Read more...
UCLMS Seminar: 'Practicing professionalism in an age of digital social networking': exploring the digital divide
Mar 22, 2013 12:18PM
Dr Scott Rice – Practicing professionalism in an age of digital social networking: exploring the digital divideRead more...
UCL Medical School Hubs
Mar 22, 2013 12:17PM
We’re very pleased to announce that the first stage of a major estates upgrade for UCL Medical School is now underway. The upgrade is designed to develop Student HUBS and enhanced teaching space at each of our 3 main campuses. Plans and progress will be published on the UCLMS website as the projects develop at each site.Read more...
The MBBS New Curriculum
MBBS 2012: Creating Tomorrow’s UCL Doctors
- highly competent and scientifically
literate clinicians, equipped to practise patient-centred medicine in a
constantly changing modern world, with a strong foundation in the basic medical
and social sciences.
The curriculum vision:
- To provide the best possible student experience
- To reflect the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s patients
- To create 21st century doctors, able to thrive in modern healthcare environments
- To maximise the benefits of learning medicine at UCL
- Greater vertical integration and seamless progression through all 6 years
- More small group work and use of the virtual learning environment, with a focus on synthesis of learning
- A portfolio throughout training, to support reflective practice
- Attention to vertical themes in all 6 years with a strong focus on patient pathways, patient contact and the patient experience
- Longer, more generic, clinical attachments
- A focus on contemporary healthcare practice and UCLP priorities
Learn more about it at:
Background And Progress
UCL Medical School is devising and implementing a New Curriculum which builds on strengths of the current MBBS programme and new opportunities within the School of Life and Medical Sciences and UCLP.
Presentations on the New MBBS 2012 Programme.
of the new curriculum has already started. It began when the new-look Final
Year was implemented for the 2010/11 Year 5 students which included introducing
the regular Case-of-the-Month component.
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs about the New MBBS 2012 Programme including from students, staff and DGHs.
Staff development and training package
A full communications and staff development programme is being worked out to ensure everyone is as prepared as possible for the changes.
The MBBS-2012 core curriculum will centre upon the patient and the symptoms, signs or test abnormalities with which they might present.