2017 RSM medical careers day: So you want to be a doctor? (Hull)


Thursday 12 October 2017


Venue Wyke Sixth Form College
Bricknell Avenue
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Schools Programme



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about this event

For the first time, the RSM's popular Medical Careers Day will be taking place in Hull. This day offer's school students guidance from experts on the application process for applying to study medicine and gives an insight into life in the medical field. 

The event is aimed at year 11/12 students, but younger students are also encouraged to attend if schools believe they would benefit from hearing more information on choosing a career in medicine. 


  • Gain tips on how to choose the right medical school
  • Improve your confidence with interview training
  • Tips on how to get the right work experience
  • Gain an insight into life as a medical student and specialty selection



  • School student - £15
  • Accompanying teacher - £20

Group bookings:
If you wish to register a group of students for the event and have an invoice sent to the school, please download the booking form here.

Bursary places: The RSM is committed to equal access. To apply for a free bursary place, please download the application form here.

Alternative locations available

* Following registration you will be contacted appropriately by email with; your booking confirmation, feedback survey and attendance certificate. For full details of the RSM privacy policy, click here

*Programme subject to change


9.15 am


9.35 am

Welcome address

Jay Trivedy, Principal, Wyke Sixth Form College

Morning session

9.40 am

The school's role in facilitating successful medical applications

Mark Rothery, Vice Principal, Wyke Sixth Form College

10.00 am

Choosing a medical school

Dr Christopher Nordstrom, Co-Founder, The Medic Portal, London

10.30 am

Discussion time

10.40 am

Refreshment break

11.00 am

The interview and getting the right work experience

Alexandra Murphy, Widening Participation and Outreach Officer, Hull York Medical School

11.30 am

Aptitude Tests: Mastering the BMAT and the UKCAT

Dr Christopher Nordstrom, Co-Founder, The Medic Portal, London

12.10 pm

Discussion time

12.20 pm


Afternoon session

1.10 pm

Writing a personal statement: Has to be you, has to be true

Lee Baxter, Head of Biology, Wyke Sixth Form College and Wyke Medical Society

1.30 pm

The student years

Miss Claire Brash, Medical Student, Imperial College London

1.55 pm

The trainee years

Dr Joseph Batson-Moore, FY2, Hull Royal Infirmary

2.20 pm

Discussion time

2.35 pm

Refreshment break

2.55 pm

An insight into general practice

Dr Henk De Vries, GP, City Health Care Partnership

3.25 pm

An insight into hospital medicine

Professor Sunil Bhandari, Consultant Nephrologist, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

3.55 pm

Life as a young surgeon

Miss Nicola Stobbs, ST6, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

4.25 pm

Discussion time

4.40 pm

Closing remarks and completion of evaluation forms

4.45 pm

End of day

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Medical Careers: The advisors perspective

Medical Careers: The advisors perspective

Are you a teacher or careers advisor with students interested in studying medicine? 
Register for our medical careers conference to equip you with the current knowledge required to support your students.

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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Aaliyah ArcherTel: 020 7290 3919 Email: schools@rsm.ac.uk arrow