UCL Medical School News
Provost’s Spirit of Enterprise Award
Publication date: 13 June 2016
This year’s winner is Professor Deborah Gill, Director of
the UCL Medical School. Deborah has been instrumental in establishing and
expanding the education consultancy unit within the Medical School.
Medical student volunteer wins Team London Award
Publication date: 25 September 2015
MBBS student, Callum Donaldson won this year’s Team London Award for ‘Mentoring and Coaching’ for his work with Spectrum, who provide a buddying service for children with disabilities in Camden. Callum has been involved with Spectrum for five years, since his first year of medical school – providing consistent support to a child with autism throughout that time
NEW: Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/MSc in Clinical and Professional Education
Publication date: 19 June 2015
New and exciting inter-professional programme in
medical education is being launched by UCL Medical School for the 2015/16
RUMS rugby team win the United Hospitals Cup!
Publication date: 13 March 2015
Masters level credited modules available
Publication date: 11 February 2015
As part of our Masters level portfolio we have a series of blended and distance learning modules that we are pleased to offer as standalone credit bearing modules, CPD or to be used towards a PG Cert/Dip/MSc in Clinical and Professional Education with UCL Medical School.
MSEC team in Kazakhstan
Publication date: 5 February 2015
In December, UCL Medical School Education Consultancy (MSEC) visited
As part of a project commissioned by the Kazakhstan Ministry
of Health and Social Development aimed at modernising medical education
and building capacity amongst medical educators, Dr Deborah Gill, Dr Ann Griffin and Dr Paul McGovern
delivered a three day intensive course looking at aspects of curriculum
design, credentialising medical careers and the development of
postgraduate medical education.
Jane Richardson posthumously awarded her Psychology Doctorate
Publication date: 4 February 2015
New UCL Cruciform Hub officially opens
Publication date: 23 January 2015
The Cruciform Hub was officially opened by Professor Jane Dacre, President
of the Royal College of Physicians and Dr Deborah Gill, Interim Director of
the UCL Medical School, on 15 January 2015.
Art launch at the Whittington Undergraduate Centre
Publication date: 9 December 2014
UCL student volunteers win Team London Award
Publication date: 10 October 2014
UCL Hospital Fun Team recently won best group in the ‘My Community’ category at the Team London ‘My Community’ Award at a ceremony at City Hall.
UCL Medical School in Times Good University Guide
Publication date: 10 October 2014
UCL Medical School is featured in the Times Good University Guide with an interview with Dr Deborah Gill, Interim Director of UCL Medical School.
Cruciform Hub Now Open!
Publication date: 1 September 2014
UCL Medical School awarded Athena SWAN Silver Award
Publication date: 18 July 2014
Dr Deborah Gill wins Women in the City Future Leaders Award 2014
Publication date: 17 July 2014
UCLMS student Ersong Shang wins the Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize in Ophthalmology
Publication date: 13 May 2014
UCL Medical Student Ersong Shang has won the Duke Elder
Undergraduate Prize in Ophthalmology 2014.
Professor Jane Dacre elected president of the Royal College of Physicians
Publication date: 28 April 2014
UCLMS Seminar: The intercalated BSc - Dr Melvyn Jones - 10th March
Publication date: 5 March 2014
seminar will provide a valuable insight into an important aspect of the
MBBS curriculum. Integrating our BSc strengthens the research focus
of, and scientific basis behind, the medical programme at UCLMS.
Provost’s Public Engagement Awards
Publication date: 12 February 2014
Dr Jayne Kavanagh is the winner of the 'Engager of the Year (researcher/academic grade 8 and above)' award, one of the Provost’s Public Engagement Awards. Jayne was nominated for this award for her leading role in creating and
running the Beacon-funded 2013/14 project ‘Stories from the soul:
doctors’ choices, women’s lives’
Jane Dacre holds first MRCP PACES in Myanmar
Publication date: 8 January 2014
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
Publication date: 1 November 2013
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
journals are actively using social media and discussions of various
aspects of the professional lives of doctors are increasingly seen on
Twitter and blogs.
Obituary: Dr Daniel Brudney
Publication date: 2 October 2013
We are very sad to report the death of Dr Daniel Brudney in a car crash on Friday 13 September.
Daniel Brudney had a strong affinity for University College. He attended the University College School before becoming a medical student at the Royal Free and University College Medical School from 1998-2004.
UCLMS Medical Education Conference - Transitions in Medical Education
Publication date: 7 May 2013
Booking has now opened for our third Medical Education Conference on the 12th June 2013!
This year’s conference programme is built on the success of our previous, very popular events. The theme for this year is transitions in medical education and training and for this reason we have organised our two annual conferences to run on consecutive days. We very much hope that this will encourage all our medical educators to attend both days and share ideas.
UCLMS Seminar: 'Practicing professionalism in an age of digital social networking': exploring the digital divide
Publication date: 22 March 2013
Dr Scott Rice – Practicing professionalism in an age of digital social networking: exploring the digital divide
UCL Medical School Hubs
Publication date: 22 March 2013
NHS Change Day: do something better together
Publication date: 15 February 2013
NHS Change Day will take place on 13.03.13. It will be one day during which the collective energy, creativity and ideas of thousands of NHS staff, and those who support the NHS, in all areas of work and right across the country, will demonstrate how one simple action or new idea can make a difference and improve care for patients, their families and their carers. The team behind NHS Change Day are asking people to make pledges of an action or idea. You can see our pledge on the NHS Change Day pledge wall.