Placement Tips

A Week in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Have you ever wondered what congenital cardiac surgery involves? I definitely have! Being interested in cardiothoracic surgery, this was the subspecialty I had never experienced. During my paediatrics placement, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to contact one of the congenital cardiac surgeons, and spend a week in the department. Here is an insight …

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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 -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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