A podcast by two medical students, all about what life as a medical student is really like.
We'll talk about the day to day activities medical students get up to, as well as offering insight into frequently forgotten aspects of becoming a doctor.
Expect to hear discussions of current affairs, personal anecdotes and top tips along the way!
Let us know what you think, tweet us at @AIMSGuide using the hashtag #becomingadoctor.
Family and medicine – are the two mutually exclusive? Can you ever really have both without sacrificing parts of the other? Listen now to find out how Dr Lauren-Jane has balanced life as a junior doctor and aspiring surgeon with being a mum!
Join Ciara and Lucy as they interview Dr Lucy Pollock, a geriatrician and author of “The Book about Getting Older” – a must read for all aspiring medical students! Listen now to find out all about the care of the elderly in an ageing po
The skin is the largest organ in the body so it makes sense there is an entire specialty devoted to its care, right? But did you think it would be one of the most competitive? Find out more about dermatology with Dr Beibei Du-Harper, a dermatologist who
Join Lucy and Ciara as they interview Caroline Fryar about the field of medicolegal medicine! Medico-legal work is an attractive option for doctors either seeking to diversify their practice, take a career break or leave clinical medicine altogether. Wit
Are you interested in a career in anaesthetics? Do you think anaesthetics is only about surgery? Well, think again! Make sure to listen to this episode to find out more about anaesthetics and intensive care from the President of the Royal College of Anae
Are men better suited to be surgeons? Are women too ‘weak’ and ’emotional’ to be a good surgeon? Do most surgeons come from privileged backgrounds? Does a career in surgery require massive personal sacrifice? Most importantly: how