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SurgSoc Proudly Presents: Intercalation – A Student's Perspective

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  • 1. 40% of medical undergraduates have an additional degree. Our intercalation talk will help you to decide. Thursday 20 th November LT4 7 PM Intercalation Talk .
  • 2. Overview
    • 7.00 pm Ammar Natalwala (BSc, Neurosciences)
      • - Career pathway in surgery
      • - CV boosting opportunities
      • - Role of Intercalation
      • - What Intercalation involves
      • - Pros and Cons
      • - Research
    • 7.30 pm Ashok Gunawardene (BSc, Anatomy)
    • 7.45 pm Kiren Shabir (BSc, Psychology)
    • 8.00 pm Dr Rahul Potluri (BSc, Cardiovascular Sciences)
  • 3. A Surgical Career
    • Why do you want to become a surgeon?
    www.ahajokes.com/crt617.html
  • 4. A Surgical Career
    • Why do you want to become a surgeon?
      • Range of operations/ sub-specialities
      • New technology
        • Robotic surgery
        • Neurosurgery
        • Transplant surgery
    http://www.intuitivesurgical.com/products/davinci_surgicalsystem/index.aspx
  • 5. Surgical Training Pathway
    • Medical School
      • Duration: 5 years (6yrs with Intercalation)
      • Exam: MBBS/ MBChB
      • On completion: Provisional registration with GMC
    Royal College of Surgeons, England Website
  • 6. Surgical Training Pathway
    • Foundation years
      • Pre-requisite: Provisional registration with GMC
      • Duration: 2 years
      • Exam: None
      • On completion: Full registration with GMC
    Royal College of Surgeons, England Website
  • 7. Surgical Training Pathway
    • Speciality training years 1 and 2
      • Pre-requisites: Full registration with GMC
      • Duration: Normally 2 years Core Surgical training
      • Exam: MRCS and workplace based assessments
      • On completion: Progression to ST3
    Royal College of Surgeons, England Website
  • 8. Surgical Training Pathway
    • Speciality training years 3 plus
      • Pre-requisites: Successful completion of ST1 and ST2
      • Duration: 5-6 years depending on speciality
      • Exam: Intercollegiate Speciality Examination (FRCS)
      • On completion: Certificate of Completion of training (CCT)
    Royal College of Surgeons, England Website
  • 9. Further Information
    • SurgSoc Careers Evening (February 2009)
    • Royal college of Surgeons website http://www.rcseng.ac.uk
    • Modernising Medical Careers website http://www.mmc.nhs.uk/pages/home
  • 10. At Medical School
    • Show your interest in surgery!
      • Our Events
        • WiST
        • Surgical Careers Evening
        • Royal College of Surgeons visit
        • Anatomy Course
        • Mentor Programme
        • National SurgSoc Competition
      • Research
        • Saving Faces
        • Grants available from RCSE website
      • Intercalation
  • 11. Intercalation
    • What is it?
    • When can I intercalate?
    • What can I intercalate in?
      • Biological Sciences
      • Medicine in Society
  • 12. Degrees Offered
    • Biological Sciences
    • Cell and Molecular Pathology
    • Physiology
    • Cardiovascular Science
    • Neuroscience
    • Pharmacology
    • Biochemistry
    • Clinical Sciences
      • Haematology
      • Immunology
      • Infection
      • Histopathology
      • Clinical Chemistry
      • Cancer Studies
  • 13. Degrees Offered
    • Medicine in Society
    • Health Care Ethics and Law
    • History of Medicine
    • Behavioural Science
    • Occupational Health
    • Public Health and Epidemiology
    • Psychological Medicine
  • 14. Intercalation
    • Neurosciences at King’s College in London
      • Application to King’s
        • Meet deadlines
        • May require interview
      • Permission from the Dean
      • Advantages
        • Teaching
        • ? More research opportunities
        • New environment
  • 15. Intercalation – What did it involve?
    • Modules
      • Systems Neuroscience (1)
      • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (1)
      • Quantitative Neuroscience (0.5)
      • Laboratory based project (1.5)
  • 16. Intercalation – What did it involve?
      • Lectures
        • 1 st semester
        • Latest research
        • 2 Journals per lecture!
      • Coursework
        • Writing abstracts
        • Posters
        • Statistics using SPSS
  • 17. What did it involve?
      • Dissertation
        • Pick supervisor early!
          • Approach them with ideas / CV
        • Throughout 2 nd semester
        • Writing to publication standard
        • Lab / Library Project
      • Exams
        • 3 hours
        • 3 essays
        • Referencing journals
        • Stats exam
  • 18. Intercalation - Pros
      • UNIQUE opportunity – degree in 1 year
      • In-depth knowledge – surgery/ anatomy
      • Insight into research
      • Using Pubmed
      • Writing skills: Ability to read and criticise papers
      • Statistics
      • Publication
      • Points on job application form
      • Break from medicine & meet new people
  • 19.
    • Points on UKFPO
    • (Q1 out of 8 points)
      • 0 = no additional degree
      • 1 = BSc which does not extend duration of MBChB (Nottingham)
      • 2 = 3 rd BSc
      • 3 = 2:2 BSc
      • 4 = 2:1 BSc, MSc, BDS
      • 5 = 1 st BSc or PhD
      • Other educational achievements
      • 1 = prize (national)
      • 1 = publication (peer reviewed)
      • 1 = Oral or Poster presentation (National or International Conference)
    • *Have to be 1 st or 2 nd author
    Intercalation - Pros http://www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/pages/home/key-documents
  • 20.
    • UKFPO
      • Academic ranking (40 points)
        • 1 st – 40
        • 2 nd – 38
        • 3 rd – 36
        • 4 th – 34
      • Application questions (60 points) – 7 q’s
    Intercalation - Pros http://www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/pages/home/key-documents
  • 21. Intercalation - Cons
      • An extra year of study
      • Not easy!
      • Expense
      • Forgetting medicine
      • Going into the year below
  • 22. Relevance
    • Appreciate difference between BSc and MBChB degree
    • Appreciate what lab-based projects involve
    • Experience is just as important as a publication
  • 23. Then What?
    • After Intercalation – apply research skills
      • SSM2 Biological sciences
      • SSM3 Public Health & Epidemiology Project
      • Year 4 Elective/ Poster
      • Year 5 SSA
  • 24. Then What?
    • Audits
    • Presentations & Conference posters
    • Training courses
    • Teaching opportunities
  • 25. National SurgSoc Competition
    • £100 Pre-clinical student prize
      • 500 word abstract on “ The Future of Modern Surgery ”
    • £100 Clinical student prize
      • 500 word case report on a surgical patient (does not have to be a rare condition)
    • How is it assessed?
      • Clarity
      • Innovation
      • Interest
      • Winners will be selected by our Honorary President (Prof. Alderson) and will be invited to do a 10 minute presentation at the Careers evening/ Sir Harold Ellis Talk and will be awarded their prize
    • How do I apply?
      • Send entries with your name and year of study to [email_address]
      • Deadline is 31 st January 2009
  • 26. Conclusion
    • Intercalation is a great opportunity to develop your career
    • Not a “doss” year & expense factor
    • Pick modules carefully and contact potential supervisors early
    • Meet application deadlines
    • Is Medicine an Art or Science???
  • 27. Conclusion
    • Most importantly HAVE FUN!