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Medical Connections is a unique opportunity aimed at first year students at Lancaster Medical School to develop your professional connections & networking skills, and increase your confidence, teamwork and leadership skills, to help you to prepare for your future as a medic.
With a series of workshops and one day visit off-campus, Medical Connections will provide you with an opportunity for self-development and an experience to broaden your horizons and connect with others beyond Lancaster Medical School.
The Medical Connections initiative comprises of:
Four 2-hour workshops focused on developing skills relevant to helping you get the most out of your clinical placement activities. There are:
Plus a visit to the GMC's office in Manchester on the afternoon of 10th April to put your learning into practice.
The 4 workshops will run on Wednesday afternoons in 2019:
Timings to be confirmed after consulting with those selected to participate.
The full day off-campus visit is to either be the first Monday or the last Friday of the Easter break for 1styears - An off-campus visit to the GMC in Manchester on 10th April
Having been awarded funding from the Widening Participation Advisory Group to run a pilot programme for 15 medical school students, this opportunity is targeted at 1st year Lancaster Medical School undergraduate students from groups under-represented in Higher Education.
Students from the following groups will be given priority:
To be considered for the Medical Connections Programme, complete an initial application form AND short video recording.
The application form can be accessed through the APPLY NOW button to the right. A link to the video recording will be sent to you on request - please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Priority will given to students in the following order: