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Medical Careers Day: So you want to be a doctor?

Applications Closed

Saturday 25 June 2016

A one day conference organised by the Royal Society of Medicine in association with Eton College

Venue:
Eton College
Windsor
    Berkshire SL4 6DW

For further advice or information please contact George Fussey.
For an application form please click here (PDF file) or here (Word Document)

From 2017, Eton College will be hosting a medical careers event on the last Saturday in June run by the MedicPortal.

Please see further details at the link Here.

Aim and objectives

The meeting will offer guidance from experts on why to choose a career in medicine right through to the realities of medical life and specialist selection. The programme includes practical advice on filling in an application form as well as taking you through a typical interview scenario.

The course is aimed at Year-11 and Year-12 students from all schools.

1030

 

Registration 

Welcome address
    George Fussey    

1430

 

The Student Story
    Tony Yu,

Edinburgh University Medical Society

 

1035


 

Aptitude Tests: Mastering the BMAT and the UKCAT

Dr Ricky Tavares, Co-Founder,

The Medic Portal, London

1445


 

'Life as a Junior Doctor’

Dr Sonia Szamocki.

FY2 doctor working in ophthalmology in Bart's and the London Hospital Trust

1115


 

 Choosing a medical school

Dr Chris Nordstrom, Co-Founder,

The Medic Portal, London

1510


 

An insight into general practice
Dr Saima Shah
Senior Lecturer in General Practice and Medical Education
MBBS Career Development Tutor

1145

Discussion

 

1535
 

Discussion

1200

Coffee Break

1545

Tea break

1220

The interview, and getting the right work experience

Dr Kevin Murphy

Deputy Admissions Tutor, Imperial College

1610





 

An insight into hospital medicine
    

Dr Jeremy Levy,

Professor of Medicine and Consultant in Renal Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and Clinical Lead for Health Education England in NW London"  Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Head of London School of Medicine and Medical Specialities



1250
 

Has to be you, has to be true!

Writing a Personal Statement
    

Mr George Fussey,

Head of Career Education, Eton College, Windsor


1315
 

Discussion

1650
 

Discussion and closing remarks

1330

Lunch

1710

Close

 

After lunch, The Eton College Natural History Museum will be open until 2.20pm