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The Future Doctor Programme

Ages 12-14 Live Online OR In-Person

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Internship Overview

The Future Doctor Programme takes students aged 12-14 on an immersive exploration of the world of a doctor. The programme gives you an interactive experience with top doctors, who will guide you through exciting simulations, including real-life decisions doctors must make using patient profiles and case studies.  You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or 'Live Online'

You will also be coached on how to become a top doctor, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Medical Experiences:

  • Dive into the world of medicine from three angles: the heart, the lungs and diseases 
  • Read and analyse ECGs, cancer screening scans and brain activity
  • Interpret, diagnose, and suggest treatment in patient consultations
  • Plan for a digital health takeover

    Why should I attend?:

    • Experience a unique, immersive insight into one of the world's most prestigious careers 
    • Meet successful doctors and ask them all your burning questions 
    • Get coaching on how to become a top doctor 
    • Gain valuable work experience before you even turn 16

    An Audience With Top Doctors:

    • Q&A time with a selection of leading doctors from a range of disciplines.
    • Unlimited access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time.

    Boost Your University Applications and CV:

    • Attendance demonstrates you've gained key skills such as: teamwork, problem-solving, empathy, leadership, and the ability to apply medical theories and knowledge.
    • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications.

      Programme Fee, Format & Options

      You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

      Programme Fee:

      In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days

      'Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

      Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      Day 1: Doctor and Disease

      Day 2: The Future of Medicine

      Day 1: Doctor and Disease

      10.30amThe World of a Doctor

      - The role of a doctor
      - Life in the hospital
      - Key skills, qualities, and mindset

      11.00amStaying Alive:Cardiologists and the Heart

      - Learn the significance of the heartbeat
      - Identify healthy and abnormal heartbeats
      - Practical: Read an ECG, identify defects and suggest a treatment

      12.00amPublic Health: The Lungs and Disease

      - How excercise improves lung function
      - Smoking and lung disease
      - How to read lung cancer screenings
      - Practical: Identitfy lung malfunction and suggest appropiate action

      1.00pmLunch Break

      2.00pmDoctors in Public Health

      - Detectivity obesity and its effects
      - Smoking, lung disease and lung cancer
      - Practical: Create and promote a plan for public prevention

      3.30pmPanel Discussion

      - Live Q&A Panel with successful doctors from a variety of backgrounds
      -Get your key questions answered
      -Receive valuable advice

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Day 2: The Future of Medicine

      10.03amInfectious Disease to Pandemics

      - Types of infectious diseases
      - Case studies: identify the infectious disease and intiate treatment
      - The connected world and pandemics
      Lessons for the future

      11.45amDigital Health

      - The future of medicine and technology
      - Solving pain points
      - The user experience
      - Practical: conduct a virtual patient consultation

      1.15pmLunch Break

      2.15pmCareer Coaching: Step into Medicine

      - The journey ahead
      - GCSE and A-Level choices
      - A guide to medical schools
      - Life as a medical school student
      - Extra-curricular activities to boost your applications
      - Career paths and specialities of the future

      3.30pmQ&A Panel with Medical School Students

      - Take part in a live Q&A Panel with meidcal students from various universities and backgrounds
      - Receive valuable advice on your medical school applicaitons

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Dates & Locations

      London, UK

      In-Person

      6th-7th November 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

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      Live Online

      In-Person

      6th - 7th November 2021

      10:30am - 4:00pm (UK time)

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      In-Person

      6th-7th November 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

        Register Now

      Online

      6th - 7th November 2021

      10:30am - 4:00pm (UK time)

      Register Now

      Who Can Attend

      The programme is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

      There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge up from basic concepts.

      COVID-19 Group

      The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

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