Tag: HYMS

My experience of the extended shadowing period during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

My first day at the South Tees NHS Foundation Trust was on the 20th of July 2021 at the newly built post-graduate centre at James Cook University Hospital. The hospital is a tertiary centre serving […]


Highlights from the National MedTech Conference 2020

On Saturday, the 22nd of February 2020, I had the incredible pleasure to attend the very first National MedTech Conference which was hosted by Imperial College at the Sir Alexander Fleming Building. As a newcomer […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Meeting the Dean: Part Two

In the second of a three-part interview series with Professor Una Macleod, HYMS students Chaitra Dinesh, Vassili Crispi, and Alexandra Abel focus on the Dean’s research interests and academic background, and gain valuable advice for […]


Meeting the Dean: Part One

In the first of our three-part series of interviews, we aim to help staff and students get to know HYMS’ Dean, Professor Una Macleod, a little better. Una grew up in a small town near Inverness and attended medical […]