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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?Read more...
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 SchoolRead more...
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.Read more...
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...
What is a pilot?
The aim of a pilot is to collect performance data and individual feedback about questions and OSCE stations, on a wide range of doctors of all grades working in a particular speciality. We use this data as the basis for reports on poorly performing doctors who are referred for a Test of Competence (TOC) by the GMC. The data is used to form a reference group of volunteer doctors working in the UK to which the TOC doctor is compared. You will form part of that group.
Can I become involved?
Help pilot new material as a volunteer doctor or assessor. This is a unique way to gain insight into what is going on in the profession with regards to assessment and performance and great exam practice for those with postgraduate exams looming. The honorarium is £350.00 plus lunch and travel (standard class) expenses. Volunteers must be between FY2-Consultant level, and have worked within the specialty for at least four months within the last year. Assessors must be Consultants with relevant OSCE experience and preferably previous pilot candidates.
How do I apply?
Please view the available dates below, then complete the application from (available for download at the bottom). Completed forms are to be emailed to email@example.com. All entries must be approved before attending.
The majority of pilot events will be held in London unless otherwise stated.
|1 April 2014||General Practice (simulated surgery)|
|2 April 2014||Respiratory Medicine|
|10 June 2014||General Medicine (Edinburgh)|
|11 June 2014||General Surgery (Edinburgh)|
For any further queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org