Budding medic, Tahmeena Amin, is on the verge of finishing her first year at Manchester’s medical school after completing her objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). Here, she explains how nerve racking she found the experience but also why she believes it will stand her in good stead next time around… I’ve just come out of … More My first OSCE experience
“Take us for the wrong thing, that’s dangerous to do. When you really need us, we could stop working for you” is how the antibiotic resistance advert goes, but perhaps the dancing pills don’t quite emphasise just how serious reckless antibiotic use is. Up step medical student, Clarissa Hemmingsen, who has a supreme knowledge base … More Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems
Some people climb the ladder and then kick it down below them, whilst others climb it and help like-minded individuals up it after them. Medical student, Charlotte Auty, certainly fits in to the latter category. Charlotte grew up on a council estate in Wakefield and is the first member of her family to study at … More Making medicine an option for everyone
So, after more than half a decade of studying medicine, the learning stops after you graduate, right? Wrong. University of Manchester Medicine graduate, Emma Pilmott, hasn’t stopped adding strings to her bow since becoming a fully qualified doctor and should be an inspiration to all budding medics. Here, she talks us through her journey since … More “What about being a doctor?” The question that changed a 13 year old’s life
James Ashcroft is an MBChB medicine alumni who certainly excelled during his time at The University of Manchester. As part of the Advanced Personal Excellence Pathway, he had a paper published and got the chance to study at Harvard Medical School. Now, he’s on the Academic Foundation Programme at Imperial College London, a path that newly … More What is it like to experience three of the best universities in the world?
Last week, first year Medical student Tahmeena Amin talked us through the first part of a typical week in her life. This week, she takes us through the second part! Thursday This morning I had my final clinical placement of the first year of medical school! Time really does fly! The placement was at the … More A week in the life of a medic. Thursday – Sunday
For followers of the FBMH Student blog, the name Tahmeena Amin will be very familiar to you. The first year medical student has already provided us with an insight in to what a medicine offer holder day is like at Manchester whilst she has also filled us in on her first GP placement as a … More A week in the life of a medic. Monday – Wednesday