1. Module Outline
Introduction to Medicine in Society Year 2
The Year 2 Medicine in Society
module begins in October and will run for 12 days (Tuesdays) through the
academic year. It consists of two 6 day placements, one of which will
be in a mental health setting, the other in another clinical
speciality. Students who start in mental health will spend their first 6
placement days in this setting and then swap to another placemen for a
further 6 days. Students who start in another speciality e.g.
palliative care, care of the elderly medicine, diabetes will spend their
first 6 days in this setting and then swap to a mental health setting.
Students are assessed by the placement tutor. There are two elements in
the summative assessment of the unit assessment – a case presentation,
and project report. In the first setting students will present their case presentation; in the second a project report
There is a prize for the best project report; any report getting a mark of 15 or 16/16 is automatically entered. If a report gets a mark of less than 15 a student can self nominate or be nominated by their tutor.
Academic and Administrative Contacts
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 2505
Dr Meera Sood
Ms Lorane Smith
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 2522
For any general queries or concerns before and during your Placement please contact Ms Lorane Smith