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Our Summer Experiences are now over 50% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

Our Summer Experiences are now over 50% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

The Young Doctor Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Doctor Summer Experience

Overview

Places are highly limited and we are over 50% full for this experience.

The Young Doctor Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully immersive experience of working as a doctor in London.

Over the course of 15 days, students will have some of the most exclusive experiences of medicine that one can imagine: perform key medical tasks in a London hospital, attend patient consultations, practice taking blood, and learn to stitch up wounds.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will set you up for a future as a successful doctor

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Immersive Medical Experiences:
  • Conduct hospital visits, work as part of a team of doctors to treat real patients, and shadow doctors on a simulated ward round 
  • Work under pressure to assess a robot patient on a trauma ward, perform immediate treatment and receive live feedback from emergency medicine doctors 
  • Make diagnoses by reviewing patients' data, including: x-rays, blood tests, consultation notes and medical history 
  • Use the latest medical virtual-reality technology to become submerged in a hospital’s emergency department 
  • Attend a private networking event with top doctors  
Meet Senior Doctors:
  • Be coached through immersive experiences with doctors from oncology, surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology and more 
  • Private networking sessions with these doctors who can become vital connections for your future careers 
Medical School Admission Coaching:
  • Comprehensive coaching on how to get into a top medical school 
  • Master the admissions process: personal statements, interviews, UCAT and BMAT assessments and more 
  • World-class professional development training: dedicated coaching on all the soft skills you need to become a top doctor: leadership, teamwork, communication, empathy, time management, agility and more 
Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:
  • Attending the Summer Experience demonstrates that you have gained skills which are highly-valued by top universities 
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your university applications. 
World-Class Universities And World-Class People:
  • Experience one of the best universities on the planet: University College London (UCL). 
  • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the Summer Experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network. 
Design Your Own Summer Experience:

⦁    Select your preferred length of experience. You can choose to attend for:

1.     Days 1-15 (the full experience); or
2.    Days 1-10 only; or
3.    Days 1-5 only

⦁    Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout

Immersive Experiences Days 1-5 

Enter 'The GP Surgery'

  • Step into the shoes of a GP to examine real patients in a simulated surgery 
  • Take medical histories and review pathology reports to build a clear picture of the patient’s health 
  • Practise your patient communication skills during routine check-ups 
  • Experience the dynamic between GP and hospital medicine 

Specialist Consultations

  • Delve into cases of patients afflicted by life-altering conditions and practise working through the correct diagnostic process, take their medical history, and to discover how best to treat them 
  • Ask the right questions and make informed decisions to refer your patient to a specialist 
  • Decide how best to support your patient on their road to recovery 
  • Experience a simulated mental health ward 

Diagnostics & Patient Communication

  • Explore how a doctor works through the diagnostic process 
  • See a patient consultation in action 
  • Understand patient communication methods 
     

Trauma & Basic Life Support

  • Practise administering CPR on animatronic dummies 
  • Learn to suture: practise stitching up wounds using mock skin 
  • Diagnostic escape room: work through a series of time-based problems to save your patient from a life-threatening illness 

Excelling in Your Medical School Application

  • Build an outstanding medical school application 
  • Creating a ‘winning’ personal statement 
  • Practise your answers to challenging questions with live feedback 
  • The interview structure: experience several MMI stations 
  • Excelling at interviews: receive coaching by doctors who run medical school interviews 

Places are highly limited and we are over 50% full for this experience.

This Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge to attend.

There are 3 start dates you can select from for 2023: 7th July; OR 28th July; OR 18th August.

You can choose to attend for either days 1-5, days 1-10 or days 1-15; and either with or without accommodation. Pricing for all options is set out below.

Click “Register Now” to book your place. Alternatively, if you wish to pay via invoice/instalments, please complete this form and a member of our team will reach out to you.

London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
Perform clinical procedures including CPR & suturing; meet real patients; take medical histories; medical school application advice.
2 full days in a teaching hospital; shadow doctors on simulated ward rounds; treat a robot patient on a trauma ward; practise taking blood.
Private networking session with senior doctors.
World-class professional development training: 5 days of coaching on all the skills you need to become a top medical professional.
Summer Experience fee £1475 £2850 £3950
Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included Available for an additional
£990
Available for an additional
£1815
Available for an additional
£2640
Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way) Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 7th July, 28th July or 18th August

Venues:

  • The programme is based at UCL and the surrounding University of London campus. Certain days take place in other key industry locations in London.

Accommodation location:

Please find below some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions you'll be able to find our full FAQ list here and you are also welcome to reach out to us at info@investin.org and we'll be happy to help!

When is the deadline for registering for an experience?
Places on our programmes are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis so we will close registration as soon as we reach capacity, because of this we would always recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity to attend.
Do I get a certificate?
Upon completion of the programme you will receive a bespoke certificate to include in all of your future applications. This will help you stand out from the crowd and show your passion for your chosen career. Letters of attendance are also available upon request at info@investin.org.
Who are your safeguarding team?
On each Summer Experience, we have safeguarding team members on-site 24/7 to promote the safeguarding and pastoral welfare of our students. Our team are security-vetted (enhanced DBS-checked) professionals who work in education full time and our team is made up of Academic Professionals / LSA, Safeguarding Officers, Nursing Professionals, and Mental Health Practitioners. Students will therefore always be able to easily contact a guardian, should they need any support.
What is included in the accommodation package?
You can choose to add our accommodation package to your booking where you will be allocated to the University of London's Garden Halls, College Hall, or International Hall. Here, you will enjoy your own private room, 3 meals a day, and 24/7 guardianship. There are also lots of communal areas such as a games room and cinema room where you will be able to socialise with other students. Our safeguarding team will also put on evening activities such as trivia night, games night, and sports evenings. You will be able to arrive at the accommodation the day before the programme starts and checkout will be the day after the programme comes to an end.
Do you offer payment plans?
We offer payment plans for our Summer Experiences, allowing you to pay in instalments. A 50% deposit is required to reserve your place. To arrange your personalised plan contact contact us at info@investin.org.
Will there be any opportunities for rest days?
On the mornings of day 6 and day 11 you will have rest time to allow you to recharge for the next period of your programme. You will also have time in the evenings and during your lunch break to relax and socialise with the other students on the experience.

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Covid-19

There are no travel restrictions in place in order to enter the UK; you are not required to test or to provide proof of vaccination status, so you can book your programme place with confidence.

 

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