Students

Andes to Amazon: a first attempt at adventure
on 29 June 2017 at 10:41 am

Andes to Amazon: a first attempt at adventure

Looking for an elective that allows you to truly escape? Prepare to be inspired by Arav Gupta’s South American ski & boat combo.

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Student research at altitude: a Q&A
on 4 June 2017 at 10:57 am

Student research at altitude: a Q&A

Combining research with attitude and altitude: read our follow-up Q&A on a medical student research trip to Morocco with Sam Covins.

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Standing on the shoulders of Titans: Student research in the Atlas Mountains
on 22 May 2017 at 3:52 pm

Standing on the shoulders of Titans: Student research in the Atlas Mountains

If you’re going to arrange your own research expedition, you might as well make it somewhere incredible. Medical student Sam Covins tells us of his experience on a research trip to the Atlas Mountains.

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FCCM Student Elective Prize
on 1 February 2017 at 6:32 pm

FCCM Student Elective Prize

Medical Student Elective Prizes in the fields of Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine.

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Johnson Space Center Elective
on 21 April 2016 at 2:20 pm

Johnson Space Center Elective

Sophie Saul, 2015 Elective Competition runner up, on her elective at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

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Elective Competition 2015 Winner
on 17 February 2016 at 2:01 pm

Elective Competition 2015 Winner

We are proud to present the our Winner of the Adventure Medic Elective Competition 2015! We loved Madeleine’s colourful and reflective account of Saint Vincent life, both on and off the wards. Enjoy!

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Elective Competition 2015
on 19 October 2015 at 5:58 pm

Elective Competition 2015

We are proud to open the Adventure Medic Elective Competition 2015. There’s a great prize for the best adventure article from medical students or new doctors submitted by 20 December 2015.

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Medicine in Manthali – Elective Stories from Nepal
on 7 September 2015 at 1:24 pm

Medicine in Manthali – Elective Stories from Nepal

Taking a curious and reflective approach to his elective, Jamie Goodhart gives us his stories from Manthali, a remote village nestled in the Nepalese mountains.

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on 5 August 2015 at 6:56 pm

Electives in Developing Countries

It’s a new medical year, and for many, that means elective planning time. Read Foundation Doctors Jamie Loan and Donald Waters on the joys and pitfalls of a medical elective in the developing world.

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Northern Lights: An Elective in Lapland
on 20 April 2015 at 6:38 pm

Northern Lights: An Elective in Lapland

Embracing all things snowy, Rachael Parker details her Winter elective in Swedish Lapland, from midnight skiing to patient transfers in the sub-zero.

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