Applications are now invited for the James B. Coakley Medal for Dissection 2017. This prestigious award will provide a small select number of students a privileged opportunity to work with a precious educational resource. Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 21st April 2017. [Note: Change in Closing Date]
The Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Interns Study Day took place in the Corrigan and Graves Hall, RCPI, Kildare St on Saturday 14th January 2017. Over 450 abstracts were received from interns across all Intern Training Networks. Prizes for the best oral and poster presentations were awarded from over 450 abstracts received from interns across all Intern Training Networks in categories of Case Presentation Medicine, Case Presentation Surgery, and Clinical Research.
The Schoool is pleased to invite applications from eligible surgeons for the 2017 Professor Patrick Fitzgerald Travel Bursary, named in memory of the former UCD Professor of Surgery at St Vincent's University Hospital. Closing date for application 30 April 2017.
The School of Medicine hosted ‘SimWars’, a medical simulation competition for medical and nursing students in Ireland on 25th February 2017. The event was organised by members of the Emergency Medicine Student Society of Ireland EMSSI and saw students work in teams of five to manage a number of simulated medical emergency scenarios which included using medical mannequins, actors and digital technologies. Together these provided students with a realistic and immersive learning experience.
The Irish Skin Foundation have announced that for the first time, the cost of certain sunscreen products is now being reimbursed, when prescribed to those who have had renal (kidney) transplants and to immunosuppressed patients taking a particular medicine.
Mater Surgeon describes how his participation in an innovative masters programme has helped move a novel surgical wound closing device from concept to creation.
UCD Research invite any UCD research centre of critical mass who are interested in receiving project management support, and who fall under the remit of Personalised and Translational Medicine, and One Health to register their expression of interest.
Congratulations to PhD student Ms Stephanie Whelan who took the top prize at the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science ENGAGE Accessible Science event.