Taking the MSc in Translational Health Sciences: an opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge needed to increase the impact my lived experience could have on the healthcare experiences of others.
Amy Dickinson who recently completed her MSc in Translational Health Sciences shares her experiences of the programme as a chronic illness sufferer and her recommendations for students taking the master’s from the patient perspective.
Why Oxford's new Sustainable Health Care short course is vital to mainstreaming sustainability in health care delivery.
Amy Booth, DPhil student and lecturer on the MSc in Translational Health Sciences takes us on her journey towards a future of environmentally sustainable health care
Year 4 student, Catrin Jones, looks back on how she completed an award-winning FHS project from her bedroom. Working with the Hypertension Group at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Catrin not only produced findings of significant importance to the clinical care of pregnant women, but also won the prestigious Wronker Research Project Prize.
Dr Alison Convey is excited to announce a new pilot course, which will bring clinical teaching to Year 3 students for the first time.
Developing the next generation of academic primary care talent is a core mission of the Department. Dr David Nunan leads the co-ordination of Final Honour Schools (FHS) projects for Year 3 students. Here, he shares the success of the programme.
From Shakespeare’s plays to Scottish peaks, Angus McCance (Year 6) describes how to make the most of a final-year Elective “pandemic style”…
Undergraduate clinical students Krupa Ravi and Yethrib Mohammed have pioneered a project to produce filmed material to improve teaching about social determinants of health. Here, they explain the importance of promoting patient perspectives.
Christina Kowalchuk is an American-born, Oxford-based actor, singer-songwriter and educator. Here she discusses her role as a simulated patient for the Communication Skills course and how she has developed new role-play material to help students talk about gender.
After a hugely successful year as ST3 Medical Education Fellows with the Primary Care and Graduate Entry teams, Dr Hayley Parkes and Dr Jack Amiry both had posters accepted at this year’s RCGP conference. Here, they reflect on their Fellowship year and their participation in the conference.
10 December 2020
Given the vast array of challenges posed by the pandemic, student welfare is more important than ever. For this term’s “Spotlight” interviews, the Undergraduate Teaching Team speak to both Dr Lois Brand and Dr Laurence Leaver, responsible for advising on the welfare of clinical and pre-clinical students, respectively.
This term, we hear from second-year student Bethan Storey (Queen’s College). Bethan discusses the impact of Covid on university life for pre-clinical students.
Dr Julian Hancock discusses the prize and this year’s worthy winner, Jessica Forsyth