Category: Training

Highlights from WIRED Health 2018

On 13th March 2018, the annual WIRED Health conference was hosted at the Francis Crick Institute in London, and attending this event allowed me a glimpse of how different the future of Medicine could be. […]

Meeting the Dean: Part Three

In the third of a three-part interview series with Dean of Hull York Medical School Professor Una Macleod, MB BS students Chaitra Dinesh, Vassili Crispi, and Alexandra Abel speak to Una about her time as […]

My research journey at Hull York Medical School

If someone had told me five years ago that I would undertake my medical training in the UK, I would have never believed them. The real life-changing opportunity came when I applied for an exchange […]

This Might Hurt: an important play about the NHS

John Godber is known for being one of the most performed playwrights in the UK, and has strong ties to Hull. “This Might Hurt” is his latest local play and a particularly important one. It tells the […]

We didn’t see anyone cry in Camp Petra

We are Emily and Aydin. We are both fourth year medical students at the Hull York Medical School. This past summer, we spent some time at the refugee camp, Camp Petra, in Katerini, Greece, as […]

My intercalated degree in Public Health

I recently returned to fifth year after taking a year out to do a Masters in Public Health at the University of York. I return for my final year of medical school with a mixture […]

#LearnLookLive campaign: a public education and fundraising project

During my first year at HYMS, I took the opportunity to spend a lot of my spare time in theatre and outpatient clinics with Mr Ian Bradford, Consultant colorectal surgeon at York Hospital. He became my […]

World class research at HYMS

It is well known that Hull York Medical School (HYMS) conducts world-class research and has an extensive network of doctors and scientists who work closely with students. For a number of years now, medical students […]

My elective on the Isle of Tiree

I am not a windsurfer, I don’t know anything about crofting, and I don’t know what a corncrake is; I have also never listened to a song by Skipinnish, so I might be forgiven for […]

My first day as an FY1

“So you’re working on HPB? My apologies…” This line seems to be a running theme of my induction week as I enter my F1 year. Everyone I speak to, from consultants to reception staff (and […]