The Health of Medical Students – #UKMedEd Chat 29.11.12

This week’s #ukmeded chat is on the health of medical students and we’re delighted to have Dr Mhairi Hepburn (@DundeePsych) helping to lead the discussion.

Mhairi would like to leave the discussion as open as possible, but has posted a few questions to get you thinking:

Do medical students have different healthcare needs to other students?

How have your health problems affected your studies/work/approach to life?

What do you think medical schools can do to help students with health problems?

We hope you can join us at 9pm on Thursday 29 November.


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  1. #1 by amcunningham on November 28, 2012 - 10:47 pm

    Thanks Mhairi. I think it is wise to point out the #ukmeded declaration It’s important to remember that the discussion is public and all tweets are archived. This might be particularly relevant if discussing a potentially sensitive topic such as your health.

  2. #2 by DundeePsych on November 29, 2012 - 6:15 pm

    Thanks for this- will tweet this link at the start of the discussion!

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