A medical student offers their top tips on making the most of your clinical placements!
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A medical student shares her experiences of the medical school interview process and provides tips to help you perform at your best on the day!
In our first episode, we chat with Dr Abdulkarim Ekzayez about his experiences of working as a neurosurgery resident during the Syrian conflict
In this article, we explain how to write flashcards and build high-quality flashcard decks. We also discuss how to study effectively with flashcards.
This article provides a valuable collection of tips on how to approach establishing rapport with a patient when taking a history.
This article explains how the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) is structured and provides some useful tips for performing well on the exam.
We often get caught up in the next. The next deadline. The next exam. The next rotation. The next clinic. The next patient. The next… the next… the next.
A medical student reflects on their first crash call and how it feels to encounter death in the hospital.
A collection of tips for medical students making the transition to being a first-year junior doctor (FY1).
A call to action from one healthcare professional to another, emphasising the importance of open communication about mental health issues in the medical community.
A handy collection of tips to help you prepare for the dreaded OSCEs.
We’ve all heard how difficult it is to get into medical school – the process can seem really long and daunting. Having made it through the other side, here are my top tips!