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Spring General Assembly 2015 - Edinburgh!

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We have over 30 branches in universities across the UK, many nationally run activities and several national working groups alongside collaborating with numerous external partner organisations both nationally and internationally.

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  • Are you Medsin's first National Officer on Research Exchanges?

    Research Exchanges are being established for the first time in Medsin, under the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations’ (IFMSA) Standing Committee on Research Exchanges (SCORE). The National Officer on Research Exchanges (NORE) will ...read more

    Posted by: Layth Hanbali

  • Achieving the vision of ethical electives

    This is the fourth and final post of a four-part blog series on medical electives, written by Gemma Bowsher, Medsin’s Policy and Advocacy Director. The blogs will be published in the days leading up to Medsin’s general Assembly in April where ...read more

    Posted by: Natasha Matthews

  • A vision for electives

    This is the third post of a four-part blog series on medical electives, written by Natasha and Victoria, past and current National Exchange Officers for Medsin-UK. The blogs will be published in the days leading up to Medsin’s general assembly in April, ...read more

    Posted by: Natasha Matthews

  • Electives: a failed system?

    This is the second post of a four-part blog series on medical electives, written by members of Medsin’s global health education team. The blogs will be published in the days leading up to Medsin’s general assembly in April, where our members will launch a ...read more

    Posted by: Natasha Matthews

  • What is wrong with electives?

    This is the first post of a four-part blog series on medical electives, written by members of Medsin’s global health education team. The blogs will be published in the days leading up to Medsin’s general assembly in April, where our members will launch a ...read more

    Posted by: Natasha Matthews

  • Medsin SGA Essay Competition Winner - Zara Trafford

    Health Equity: Human Right or Individual Responsibility? This essay will assess and refute the claim that the poorer health of some groups is primarily due to worse individual choices. First, different conceptions of health, the influence of social ...read more

    Posted by: Alexandra Oti

  • Internships in MNCAH Department at WHO HQ!

    Applications for internships in the Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Department of WHO at its Geneva Headquarters are now open! Role: To support high-burden countries to ensure evidence-based policies and strategies are in place to ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • How to start a movement - Being a follower at the IFMSA

    TED talks, the IFMSA, and how to be a follower I love TED talks. In fact, youtube TED talk searching could be considered an extra-curricular activity that takes up a considerable amount of my internet time. A particular TED talk about starting a ...read more

    Posted by: Jess Lugsdin

  • Catching the \'bug\' of the IFMSA! #mm2015turkey

    Another amazing blog about the March Meeting of the IFMSA in Antalya, Turkey! This time it's Behrouz Nezafat from Medsin Liverpool sharing about what an experience it was...   It was my first General Assembly and I think I have caught the ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • Three of the best days of my medical student life! #mm2015turkey

    We’ll be bringing you lots of amazing blogs from your Medsin representatives at the March Meeting of the IFMSA in Antalya, Turkey! Immediately prior to the General Assembly (GA) there is a Pre-GA, which this year was held in the great city of ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • QM Staff Respond to the Global Health Research League Table 2015

    University websites were awash with news of their position on the 2015 Global Health Research League Table this January. Those who had done well publicised their good standing; those who had not, made calls for action. The Global Health Research League ...read more

    Posted by: Sally-Rae Attah

  • FIRST SGA ESSAY COMPETITION WINNER: HIBA KHAN

    This year we are launching two competitions for SGA, based around the theme of “human rights” or “ethical electives”: ·         a photo and caption competition ·         a short essay competition There will be a winner every 2 ...read more

    Posted by: Alexandra Oti

  • Barcelona Global Health Summer School 2015

    The Barcelona Global Health Summer School 2015 is taking place from the 12th to the 19th July 2015 in Barcelona, Spain! This year’s theme is “Climate Change and Health: Understanding the challenge, exploring solutions.”   The ...read more

    Posted by: Medsin Aberdeen

  • Medsin Spring General Assembly branch Fancy dress competition:

    At this year SGA evening event, there will be a branch fancy dress competition. Each branch must have fancy dress for the evening entertainment, based around the letters S, G or A. The wining branch will receive a mystery prize! More details to come. If you ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

  • Medsin Spring General Assembly essay and / or photo competition:

    This year we are launching two competitions for SGA, based around the theme of “human rights” or “ethical electives”: ·         a photo and caption competition ·         a short essay competition There will be a winner every 2 ...read more

    Posted by: Owen Thomas

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  • IFMSA Pre-GA workshop proposals!

    Dear Medsinners,   Following on from the call-out for applications, here is a message from the August Meeting organisers in Macedonia. Fancy running a pre-GA workshop on a partcular global health issue? Then read on and then get in touch ...read more

  • Spring General Assembly 2015 feedback form

    This year's Spring General Assembly saw many new changes to its structure and included a lot of debate. We would really like to get your feedback on how the weekend went so that we can improve it for the next general assembly. Please do take the time ...read more

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