Category: Students

The team enjoyed walks to the nearby glacial lake at Huayna Potosi base camp.

APEX 5: Student Research at Altitude

The University of Edinburgh APEX 5 organising team, and Adventure Medic Student Rep Rebecca Trimble, reflect on their work investigating the impact of hypoxia and altitude on a research trip to Bolivia in 2016.

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Competition Winner: An Elective in the Himalayas

Competition Winner: An Elective in the Himalayas

Tom Bennett, our 2017 Elective Competition winner, on his elective, and trip of a lifetime, to the north of India, with the Himalayan Health Exchange.

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Elective Competition 2017 Winner

Elective Competition 2017 Winner

We are proud to announce the winner of our 2017 Elective competition: congratulations Thomas Bennett! Well done Tom, and a big thank you to all of our medical student and junior doctor entrants.

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Elective Competition 2017

Elective Competition 2017

We are proud to open the Adventure Medic Elective Competition 2017! There’s a superb prize for the best adventure article from medical students or new doctors, submitted by 19th December 2017.

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Andes to Amazon: a first attempt at adventure

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

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

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

FCCM Student Elective Prize

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

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Johnson Space Center Elective

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

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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