Thinking of surgery - ideas for the summer
Medical Students
Maria Elena Vilar Alvarez

Thinking of Surgery? Ideas for the summer!

You were all probably looking forward to a summer filled with fun – perhaps going back home with family, going out with friends, or travelling to exciting places. Or perhaps, for those of you that are thinking of a career in surgery this summer was the time to have experience in theatre, do surgery-related research

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WhyIWantToBeASurgeon-AquaAsif-Featured
Medical Students
Aqua Asif

Why Do I Want To Be A Surgeon?

Introduction The question, “Why do you want to become a surgeon?” does not have a simple answer. The thought has rattled around my mind from my earliest memories. Adults ask young children, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My answer was always uncertain until this year. Our imaginations are encouraged as

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Medical Students
Maria Elena Vilar Alvarez

Life During CoViD-19: A Day of a Medical Student

No more long days of placement, no more evenings in the library, no more clinical skill sessions! How do we make sure we don’t get distracted and still continue our learning as a medical student? Back in March – everything suddenly changed for everyone. While it took me a while to adapt, I found new

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Medical Students
Aqua Asif

Medical Students – Transitioning Tips into Clinical Years

Clinical years’ learning will differ from pre-clinical learning, so here are some points to keep in mind – I hope they help! Clinical learning is self-directed. Doctors will not spoon-feed you when they have a whole ward of patients and pending jobs. Have clear goals in for yourself and make sure you take breaks and

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Surgery Placement Tips - Blog
Medical Students
Maria Elena Vilar Alvarez

Medical Students -Tips for Surgical Placement

Surgical placement might seem exciting, yet daunting! You might be filled with questions, and that is absolutely normal! Looking back on my experience I can see what went well, what did not, and all the lessons learnt! Here I would love to share a few tips from my time in surgery: 1. Plan the day

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Welcome Blog - Learn Surgery Online
Learn Surgery Online
Salasiah Othman

Welcome to our New Blog!

Hello everyone! We have finally gotten around to adding a blog section after the launch of our new website. How have you found our website so far? Do let us know what you think as we can improve our services through your feedback. I have personally never done any blog posts before so am quite

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