Medicine in Society 2 Tutor Guide

1. Medicine in Society Tutor Guide

Medicine in Society is a community-based course for students in Years One and Two of the MBBS curriculum. The global aims of the course are to introduce students to patients and the patients' experience of health and ill-health over the course of their lives.In year two, students attend for a full day once a fortnight, for 11 days (Tuesday) throughout the year, but with breaks for holidays and selected study components (SSCs or electives). Students are placed with a clinical team in a hospital or community setting, the teams work in a variety of fields including mental health, care of the elderly, palliative care, chronic disease management, child health and rehabilitation. They will be assessed by you at the end of the year on a case presentation, a project report and their completion of a logbook.

Academic and Administrative Contacts

Unit Convenor
Mrs Maria Hayfron-Benjamin        

m.j.hayfron-benjamin@qmul.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 2505

Unit Administrator

Ms Lorane Smith
l.a.smith@qmul.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 2522