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An interview with Professor Derek Alderson, President of the Royal College of Surgeons

During a quiet moment at the 5th HYMS National Undergraduate Surgical Conference, I was lucky to able to interview one of our brilliant speakers: Professor Derek Alderson, President of the Royal College of Surgeons. Professor […]

Highlights from the 5th HYMS National Undergraduate Surgical Conference

On the cold and frosty morning of Saturday 20th January 2018, HYMS hosted its 5th Undergraduate Surgical conference and welcomed over 140 delegates and faculty members to the Ron Cooke Hub at the University of […]

Reflections from the Scarborough Palliative Care Conference “Blind spots: broadening our vision”

The 8th biennial Palliative Care Conference, held 2-3 November 2017 and organised in partnership by Saint Catherine’s Hospice and Hull York Medical School, met on a very wet morning at The Spa Conference Centre in […]

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 […]

Highlights from RCPsych Autumn Conference: Stress and Trauma

29 September 2017 saw the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ (RCPysch) Northern and Yorkshire Division Autumn Conference on Stress and Trauma. Delegates from around the UK gathered in York to take part in the proceedings: the conference aimed to cover […]

Highlights from the Faculty of Physician Associates’ 2nd Annual Conference

The second annual Faculty of Physician Associates’ (FPA) conference took place in the beautiful Royal College of Physicians (RCP) building in London located next to Regent’s Park this September. This was my first experience attending a conference […]

What is sarcoma? Bone Cancer Awareness Week 2017

In Memory of Andrew Carter, who lost his brave battle with sarcoma on 10/09/17. 8 – 14 October 2017, is Bone Cancer Awareness Week. As medical students, most of us have encountered patients with cancer whilst on clinical […]

HYMS Graduation Day 2017

On 10 July, I attended the graduation ceremony and reception for the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) Class of 2017, in order to watch my friends achieve their dreams, and try to put the events […]

Highlights from the RCPsych Spring Conference: Mind, Brain, and Body

17 March 2017 marked the day of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Northern and Yorkshire (N&Y) Division Spring Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Mind, Brain, and Body’, exploring the complex connections and effects […]

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 […]