If you’d like You Can Be a Doctor to visit your Primary School in the Edinburgh area, email Primary@youcanbeadoctor.co.uk
S2/S3: Information evening
Find out how you can be a doctor. Aimed at second and third year school pupils who want to be a doctors this event will give you an idea of what that involves, with talks from doctors and medical students about their experience.
S4: Introduction to Clinical Skills
Join us in the Clinical Skills Centre at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. You’ll move round four stations, each run by a doctor, which will introduce you to some of the skills we use every day and give you a glimpse of life as a medical student.
S5: Introduction to Anatomy
Edinburgh University Anatomy Study Group, You can be a doctor and the University of Edinburgh invite you to experience the wonders of anatomy firsthand. This is a big part of the medical curriculum and is unlike anything taught in schools, so come along and see what is inside you.
S5/6: Chemistry revision
Chemistry Students from the University of Edinburgh will take you through everything you need to know about Higher and Advanced Higher Chemistry, from Hess’ law to fractionation.
S5/6: What is an intercalated degree?
Intercalated degrees are soon to be compulsory at the University of Edinburgh and are available at every medical school in Scotland but what do they involve? We’ll have medical students and staff to answer that question and in the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine.
S5/6: Biology Revision
Biology is crucial to a medical application. We’ve got Biology students from the University of Edinburgh to help you get to grips with everything from Golgi apparatus to ecology! We’ll have multiple sessions leading up the exams in May.
S5 UCAT Event
In a joint collaboration between Access to the Professions and You Can Be A Doctor, this is a series of three events on offer to help you apply for and complete the UCAT exam. These sessions include a practice exam and will also cover the applications process, funding and format of the exam plus exam tips!
S6: Mock interviews
Most medical schools in Scotland interview as part of the admissions process but for many of you, this will be your first experience with interviews. We’ll run you through a mock interview to give you an idea what to expect.