UCL Medical School News
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, following a year-long
refurbishment to create a new teaching and learning space for UCL students
and staff, as well as NHS staff working at University College London
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.
Speak Up! The 2013 National Student Survey seeks your views
Publication date: 12 February 2013
The 2013 National Student Survey seeks your views this term: National Student Survey [http://www.thestudentsurvey.com/]
Excellence in Medical Education Awards applications deadline is 11th February 2013
Publication date: 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.
UCLMS Seminar: "I'm only a student" - Medical Students’ Ethical Dilemmas
Publication date: 11 January 2013
Dr Rosie Belcher
"I'm only a student" - Medical Students’ Ethical Dilemmas
Professor Jane Dacre attended an Inquiry into Women in the Workplace at the House of Commons
Publication date: 22 November 2012
Professor Jane Dacre attended an Inquiry into Women in the Workplace at the House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Committee on Tuesday 20th November. She spoke on behalf of the Royal College of Physicians on her extensive research and knowledge on Women in Medicine.
Professor Jane Dacre wins high profile city award
Publication date: 6 November 2012
Medical schools encouraged by increase of women in academic posts
Publication date: 26 October 2012
Figures published today by the Medical Schools Council show the rate of increase in the number of women in post has seen significant growth.
The MBBS course at UCL: No.1 in London, 4th in the UK and 6th in the world
Publication date: 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.