So You Want To Be A Doctor Day at Keele

Posted on 22 February 2012

Keele University School of Medicine, in association with the Royal Society of Medicine, will be hosting the tenth "So You Want To Be A Doctor?" careers day at Keele University on 14th March 2012.

The packed programme will include sessions on "Why Choose a Career in Medicine?", "Entry Requirements and the Interview", "The Student Years", and "Pathways in a Medical Career". In the afternoon there will be interactive sessions including laboratory work and an admissions question and answer workshop.

Speakers will include Dr Kevin West of Leicester University, Professor Peter Dangerfield of Liverpool University, Mr Robert Kirby, Consultant Surgeon & Hospital Dean at Keele, Professor Andrew Hassell, Director of Undergraduate Programmes at Keele and Dr Carol Gray, Director of Student Support at Keele, together with former medical students from Keele University.

The Careers Day is for pupils from years 10 – 12 who would like to find out more about a career in medicine. The cost is £25 per pupil, including packed lunch, refreshments and conference materials. All bookings must be made via schools on the booking form with a maximum of 12 pupils per school. The booking form and programme can be downloaded.

There are 250 places available and, as this is a very popular event, early booking is essential. Pupils must be accompanied by a teacher to comply with the University Child Protection Policy and a teachers’ programme will be available.

Delegates who attended the event in 2011 came from schools in Bolton, Cheshire, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, North Wales, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire.