Category: Students

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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Elective Competition 2015

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

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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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

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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Porter Welfare: An Elective in the Nepal Himalayas

Porter Welfare: An Elective in the Nepal Himalayas

Emily Brown / Bristol Foundation Trainee talks about her medical elective with the International Porter Protection Group in Nepal. HAPE, HACE, AMS & Occupational Health

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Midnight Elective: Adventures in Arctic Norway

Midnight Elective: Adventures in Arctic Norway

Naomi Dodds on her pre-hospital care elective in TromsΓΈ, Arctic Norway. An enviable mix of flying, stunning scenery and midnight mountaineering.

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Escaping to the mountains

Lesotho Elective

Foundation Doctor Ollie Osunkunle passes on his experience and tips for an elective in the beautiful, but resource-poor, country of Lesotho.

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Alps Ski Medicine Elective

Alps Ski Medicine Elective

With winter upon us, Foundation Doctor Hannah Newcombe recounts her ski medicine elective in the French Alps last season.

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Dive Medicine Elective

Dive Medicine Elective

Thomas Eriksen, final year medical student at the University of Glasgow on the ups and downs of an elective in dive medicine at the Townsville Hyperbaric Unit in Australia.

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