A New Approach to Medical School Mental Illness

The mental health of medical students is a subject which has received copious attention in the past three decades. The perspective is usually bleak. As is the case for mental health in general, the focus has been on the negative aspects of students’ psychological health on vulnerability, or risk, rather than resilience. Indeed, trainee physicians appear to be uniquely vulnerable, […]

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Research Electives?

Wondering about electives, maybe considering a research elective? Not sure where to start? In this three part series we outline the basics about research electives, have a look at some past student perspectives and finally, examine the major programmes on offer.   Undertaking a summer research elective is a great way to assess whether academic research is something you would be interested […]

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