Make Me A Medic course

20 January 2021

We are delighted to be running the successful Make Me A Medic course again this year at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. This course is great for Year 12 students who are considering a career in medicine. Find out more.

We are delighted to be running the successful Make Me A Medic (MMAM) course again this year at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

The MMAM course will take between 6–8 Apr 2021 and, due to COVID-19, will run virtually via Zoom. 

The course is aimed at Year 12 students who are considering, or with the right support, could consider a career in medicine. The scheme specifically aims to improve access to Medicine for pupils in schools where traditionally there have not been many applicants to Medical School, as part of a widening participation scheme

It is run by junior doctors over three days, and will cover the following:

  • Insight into what medical school and a career in medicine is really like
  • The hospital team and the patient journey
  • Tips on how to apply, where to apply, personal statement writing and interview tips
  • Information and practice session on the BMAT and UKCAT entrance exams
  • Managing your finances at medical school
  • Chance to meet and speak to current doctors and students
  • Information about other healthcare careers
  • Medicine in the news
  • Ethical case discussions
  • Individualised mock interviews with feedback (sessions running 12–14 April)

If you are a Year 12 student and would like to take part, or know somebody else that might, please contact makemeamedic@chelwest.nhs.uk for more information on how to apply.

The deadline for applications is the 12 Feb 2021. 

Each school can have up to two places, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

If you require any further information or have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on makemeamedic@chelwest.nhs.uk

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