Free schools' lectures

The College runs annual School Lectures for young people interested in a career in medicine, these lectures are free to attend.

Becoming a Doctor was particularly good as it gave a great insight into personal statements, interviews and the ups and downs of this very special career choice. It was well targeted and every pupil benefitted. It gave much food for thought. We usually bring a mini bus full - 17 - but I could bring more if I could. The Lectures are that popular.”

Dr Sharon Lewis, Head of Biology & Science at Fettes College, Edinburgh

2019 autumn programme

23/09/19

1600 - 1730

Topical Medical Issues
Chair: Professor Derek Bell, RCPE President/Chair in Acute Medicine at Imperial College, London

Prof Bell will discuss the importance of medicine to society and the key topics you will study at medical school, with a question and answer session.

01/10/19

1500 - 1700

Becoming a Doctor, Part One
Chair: Dr Anna Olsson-Brown, Chair of Trainees and Members' Committee

Current medical students and newly qualified doctors will provide practical advice and insights to help you with your application to medical school. 

02/10/19

1500 - 1700

Becoming a Doctor, Part Two
Chair: Dr Anna Olsson-Brown, Chair of Trainees and Members' Committee

Current medical students and newly qualified doctors will share their interview tips and techniques for mock interviews. There will also be a session on managing anxiety and staying calm whilst preparing for interviews.

06/11/19

1600 - 1730

Ethical Dilemmas in Medicine
Chair: Professor Kenneth Boyd, Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of Edinburgh

An interactive panel discussion will examine some of the challenging moral and ethical decisions taken by patients and doctors today.

The lectures will all be web-streamed live too. To book places or to arrange for web-streaming please follow the links to the individual events.

Becoming a Doctor, Part One

Current medical students and newly qualified doctors will provide practical advice and insights to help you with your application to medical school.

Topical Medical Issues

Chair: Professor Derek Bell, RCPE President/Chair in Acute Medicine at Imperial College, London

Prof Bell will discuss the importance of medicine to society and the key topics you will study at medical school, with a question and answer session. 23/09/19

Ethical Dilemmas

 

Chair: Professor Kenneth Boyd, Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of Edinburgh

An interactive panel discussion will examine some of the challenging moral and ethical decisions taken by patients and doctors today.