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Student Winners – March 2018

After every event we ask the healthcare professionals and moderators to select the students who stood out for them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats. There were so many interesting questions, and comments, but there could only be one winner in the General Practice Zone. So, for fantastic engagement during the event and for posting brilliant questions and comments, the winner below will receive a certificate and a gift voucher. Well done to the student winner, and everyone who took part. General Practice Zone Winner: lutzlose, St John Houghton’s After taking part in I’m a Medic, we ask the students to answer a few questions to help us gauge their attitudes towards careers in medicine. We randomly choose one student who filled in the questions to win a voucher. That student is 265genm47.

Posted on April 10, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – March 2018

What’s been happening in General Practice Zone this March?

For the last week, students and healthcare professionals have been engaging online in I’m a Medic, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from favourite jobs in healthcare, keeping motivated at university,  gaining work experience at a GP, exam grades from the 90s, alternative lives, and fish or chips (you have to choose?!). Six individual healthcare professionals and two teams are talking to the students in the General Practice Zone, including General Practitioners and trainee GPs, Nurse Practitioners and a Practice Manager. See all the people and schools taking part in the event here. In total, after the first seven days, there’s been: 200 school students logging in to the zone 68 questions asked by students sent to the healthcare professionals 87 votes cast by students for their favourites And not to mention all the conversation in 6 live chats so far. This March there’s still much more to come.  More students will be logging in this … Continue reading

Posted on March 12, 2018 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening in General Practice Zone this March?

Who’s taking part: March 2018

I’m a Medic, Get me out of here is back! Between the 5th and 16th March, students from 19 schools will be putting their questions to healthcare professionals in the General Practice Zone. For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter, @imamedic_uk, and follow the hashtag, #IAMUK. Let’s meet the healthcare professionals and schools taking part… General Practice Zone The Healthcare Professionals Philippa Horner | Trainee GP, Chesterfield Royal Hospital I work with a team to help to look after patients when they are unwell, and look for the cause of the problem so I can help them recover quickly. Nicola Hickman | Practice Manager, A GP surgery, Chesterfield A doctors surgery is a business and I help to run it. I look after the doctors, nurses and receptionists as well as patients! Joanne Arthurs | Trainee GP, Orchard Surgery, Kegworth I have a great job where I see patients … Continue reading

Posted on March 2, 2018 by modjosh in News | Comments Off on Who’s taking part: March 2018

I’m a Medic: March 2018

I’m a Medic returns in March, to give your students the opportunity to meet and interact with healthcare professionals online. Through reading profiles, questioning, and taking part in live chats, school students will get to know people in healthcare roles and find out more about a range of careers in medicine. Thanks to funding from Health Education East Midlands, and in partnership with The University of Nottingham, University of Leicester and Derby and Derbyshire LMC, schools can take part for free. We are running one zone with healthcare professionals working in General Practice. I’m a Medic, Get me out of here, will run for two weeks from Monday 5th – Friday 16th March.  Apply now to take part!   TEACHERS APPLY I’m a Medic is a free online event, with priority places for schools in the East Midlands. Take a look at this page for more information. Apply before 10am, Monday 29th January 2018. … Continue reading

Posted on January 9, 2018 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on I’m a Medic: March 2018

Student Winners – November 2017

After every event we ask the healthcare professionals and moderators to select the students who stood out for them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats. There were so many interesting questions, and comments, but there could only be one winner in the General Practice Zone. So, for fantastic engagement during the event and for posting brilliant questions and comments, the winner below will receive a certificate and a gift voucher. Well done to the student winner, and everyone who took part. General Practice Zone Winner: Tinkerbell, Nottingham Academy After taking part in I’m a Medic, we ask the students to answer a few questions to help us gauge their attitudes towards careers in medicine. We randomly choose one student who filled in the questions to win a voucher. That student is Jmakk

Posted on December 4, 2017 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – November 2017

What’s been happening in I’m a Medic this November

For the last week, students and healthcare professionals have been engaging online in the General Practice Zone of I’m a Medic, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from the the hardest exams they’ve ever taken, perspectives on conditions for junior doctors, how learning languages can help you, why they don’t want to be politicians, making difficult decisions with people’s lives as part of a team, and whether robotics will help the work of General Practice in future. Seven healthcare professionals are talking to the students in the General Practice Zone, including General Practitioners and trainee GPs, a Nurse Practitioner and a Practice Manager. See the schools and read more about the healthcare team taking part here. In total, after the first seven days, there’s been: 220 school students logging in to the zone 67 questions asked by students sent to the 7 healthcare professionals 71 votes cast by the students to support their favourites And … Continue reading

Posted on November 13, 2017 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening in I’m a Medic this November

I’m a Medic November 2017: Who’s taking part?

I’m a Medic, Get me out of here is back! Between the 6th and 17th November, students from 18 schools will be putting their questions to healthcare professionals in the General Practice Zone. For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter, @imamedic_uk, and follow the hashtag, #IAMUK. Let’s meet the healthcare professionals and schools taking part… General Practice Zone The Healthcare Professionals Samantha Leatherland | Nurse, Arthur Medical Centre, Derbyshire Interesting, challenging, different everyday – sometimes a little bit gory! Robert Cullum | United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Lincoln I’ma doctor who works in hospital at the moment and I rotate departments every 4 months seeing patients with different kinds of medical problems day to day under the supervision of a more senior specialist. I ultimately want to be a GP. Philip Williams | Qualified GP, Nettleham Medical Practice, Lincolnshire I’m a GP! I look after people throughout their whole … Continue reading

Posted on October 31, 2017 by modjosh in News | Comments Off on I’m a Medic November 2017: Who’s taking part?

I’m a Medic: November 2017

I’m a Medic returns this November, to give your students the opportunity to meet and interact with healthcare professionals online. Through reading profiles, questioning, and taking part in live chats, school students will get to know people in healthcare roles and find out more about a range of careers in medicine. Thanks to funding from Health Education East Midlands, and in partnership with The University of Nottingham, University of Leicester and Derby and Derbyshire LMC, schools can take part for free. We are running two zones, each with 6 healthcare professionals working in General Practice. I’m a Medic, Get me out of here, will run for two weeks from Monday 6th – Friday 17th November.  Apply now to take part!   TEACHERS APPLY I’m a Medic is a free online event, with priority places for schools in the East Midlands. Take a look at this page for more information. Apply before Monday 25th September … Continue reading

Posted on September 5, 2017 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on I’m a Medic: November 2017

Student Winners – June 2017

After every event we ask the healthcare professionals and moderators to select the students who stood out for them; the students they thought asked the best questions, or engaged most in the live chats. There were so many interesting questions, and comments, but there could only be one winner in the General Practice Zone. So, for fantastic engagement during the event and for posting brilliant questions and comments, the winner below will receive a certificate and a gift voucher. Well done to the student winner, and everyone who took part. General Practice Zone Winner: Harri99, Hinkley Academy  After taking part in I’m a Medic, we ask the students to answer a few questions to help us gauge their attitudes towards careers in medicine. We randomly choose one student who filled in the questions to win a voucher. That student is imaaan 

Posted on July 6, 2017 by modmichaela in News | Comments Off on Student Winners – June 2017

What’s been happening in I’m a Medic this June

For the last week, students and healthcare professionals have been engaging online in the first zone ever of I’m a Medic, Get me out of here. Together they’ve talked about everything from the wide range of medical careers available, to how to achieve a good work-life balance, to what could be done with Ultimate Power, to how to deal with ‘diagnosis by internet’. The six healthcare professionals talking to the students in the General Practice Zone include a Practice Nurse, General Practioners, a Practice Manager and a Nurse Practitioner. See the schools and read more about the healthcare team taking part here. In total, after the first seven days, there’s been: 170 school students logging in to the zone 52 questions asked by students sent to the 6 healthcare professionals 150 votes cast by the students to support their favourites And that’s not to mention all the conversations in the 8 live chats that have taken place already. … Continue reading

Posted on June 19, 2017 by modantony in News | Comments Off on What’s been happening in I’m a Medic this June