Books for medical school - my shortlist

GeneralHow to Succeed at Medical School: An Essential Guide to Learning ResearchHow to read a paper Critical Appraisal from Papers to Patient Preparing For The Academic Foundation Programme OSCEEssential Examination OSCEsmart - OSCEs in General Practice InterestWar Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in…

Reading list for applying to medical school - my shortlist

Admissions testsPreparing for the BMAT: The Official Guide to the Biomedical Admissions Test How to Master the UKCAT: 700+ Practice Questions Medical EthicsMedical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) ScienceBad Science Life at the Extremes Elegance in Science: The beauty of simplicity The Oxford Book of Modern Science…

List of Medical School Question Banks

I've arrived into the question bank game pretty late, so if you're anything life I was, and haven't used question banks, here is a list of question banks I have come across: Capsule: https://learn.capsule.ac.uk/profile Capsule was created by a team at Brighton and Sussex Medical…

Articles

An article in The Doctor Magazine I was interviewed about working as a HCA in intensive care At the limit – COVID-19 one year onExhausted and emotionally drained, doctors from across the NHS tell the story of the first year of COVID-19British Medical AssociationBritish Medical Association WritingHeartbeats and mental health Covid…

Categorising ideas about happiness

I have a very long list of thoughts and ideas about happiness. This blog post is an attempt to categorise some of these. Some points have some kind of basis in some studies but mostly these are just things that made sense to my own brain. It's basically a post…

Things I wish I'd know before my OSCE

There are lots of things I wish I'd known before my second and third-year OSCEs. This blog post aims to articulate some of them. The most important one for me is I wish I could tell myself to not drink coffee before my third-year OSCE. The adrenaline of OSCE day…

My overly optimistic summer 2020 to do list

I really love to do lists. I always write a summer to do list, usually whilst I'm supposed to be revising for my final exam or writing my final coursework of the year. This one was slightly different from previous years due to COVID-19. This one was exactly the same…