Category: Training

Highlights from the BAPRAS Conference 2020

On the 7th of March, my friends and I had the opportunity to attend the 18th annual British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) Undergraduate Conference held at Austin Court, Birmingham. The event […]

Highlights from the UPRAS Conference 2019

The 12th Undergraduate Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Conference (UPRAS) was held at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in London on the 30th of November this year with an overwhelmingly accomplished list of speakers. […]

Highlights from the HYMS 6th National Undergraduate Surgical Conference

On Saturday the 29th of January 2019, Hull York Medical School (HYMS) hosted its 6th National Undergraduate Surgical Conference in Hull. This year’s conference was located at the newly built Allam Medical Building, opened by […]

Insights from the Healthcare Leadership Academy Conference

Physician associate and medical students from Hull York Medical School attended the Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA) conference to learn about how they could make a difference as fledgling leaders in healthcare. In this blog post, they share their experiences of the day.

Highlights from the BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting 2018

On 28th-30th of November 2018, plastic surgeons from all over the world gathered in London for one of the most prominent annual events in the field of plastic surgery, the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) Winter Scientific Meeting.

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 […]