Careers in medicine

School students who are thinking of studying medicine, can register free of charge for the RSM's careers service which will provide invitations to relevant events, training courses and updates on medical careers. Events include an annual one-day course for prospective medical students that provides an essential insight into what is involved in undertaking a medical training.

Considering a career as a doctor?


Getting into medical school

Considering a career as a doctor? We’ve put together some handy tips on all the things you need to help you become a doctor, from what subjects to study at GCSE and A-Level to applying for medical school and selecting the best qualification for you. 


Easter lecture for young people meeting report

Every year the RSM holds an Easter lecture for young people to give school students who aspire to a career in medicine an opportunity to learn more about medicine and healthcare. Each talk covers a particular medical specialty. The 2015 lecture was given by Richard Budgett, Scientific Director of the International Olympic Committee, about sports and exercise medicine. Year 11 student, Emma Liverseidge was at the lecture and has written a compelling report on the meeting and how it has inspired her. 


Guides for medical students


Thinking about a career in anaesthetics?

Read our booklet which aims to provide an insight into some of the various career opportunities that anaesthetics can offer and its training pathways.