If you’d like You Can Be a Doctor to visit your High School in the Edinburgh area, email Nadia@youcanbeadoctor.co.uk. We run workshops to help pupils find out more about the human body and inspire them to consider a career in medicine!
S2/S3: How to apply to medicine
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 as well as information on the application process.
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: Study skills
Top tips from medical students on how to make the most of revision time and cope with the stress of exams!
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 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.