Dean and MedSoc Meet to Plan Student-led Activities

Sat, 27 September 14 17:07

The Dean of Medicine met with representatives of the UCD Medical Society (UCD Med Soc) recently to discuss forthcoming student-led activities over the coming academic year. 

UCD Med Soc invited the Dean to become the Society’s President, an honour which Prof Murray was delighted to accept.  UCD MedSoc also briefed Professor Murray on progress on this year’s Student Medical Journal publication.

Student representatives Aoife, Alex and Kevin described a new format to this year’s Med Day fundraising activities which will take place over the evening of Thursday 16th and all day Friday 17th October 2014.

The students announced that their annual Med Ball will take place on Friday 28th November 2014 at the Citywest Hotel, inviting staff and students to participate in what is a highlight of MedSoc’s social calendar.

Prof Murray invited students to nominate a suitable key note speakers for the 2015 Clinical Commencement ‘White Coat’ Ceremony which takes place this academic year on Wednesday 25th January 2015.  MedSoc briefed the Dean about their plans to invite an international figure from the field of Medicine to address the student body.  More details will be announced in due course.