Pre-recorded lectures and videos

This is where you can find all of the pre-recorded lectures to be watched during the Medicine Summer School week. We’ll suggest which day each lecture fits in most naturally with, but you are free to watch these whenever suits you? 3am lecture on Empathy? Why not!

Cardiovascular taster lecture

Cardiovascular taster lecture

This lecture takes a look at the cardiovascular system and disease. You'll learn more about stages of the cardiac cycle, heart valves and pressure changes, regulation and co-ordination of the cardiac cycle, the ECG and diseases related to the cardiovascular system.

Educating for Empathy

Educating for Empathy

This lecture will explore one of the critical skills required to be a successful healthcare professional: Empathy. It will also give you some insight into how our Medical School can help students to develop this skill.

Reflection

Reflection

This lecture will explore another of the critical skills required to be a successful medical student and healthcare professional: self-reflection. This is a vital skill right from the very outset when you make your UCAS application and come for interview, during your education, and all the way throughout your career in healthcare.

MMI - Concept of a Vaccination

MMI - Concept of a Vaccination

This is one of the MMI scenarios that will feature in Thursday's live session. See how the same MMI station can be approached with good and bad examples.

MMI - Biggest challenges facing the NHS

MMI - Biggest challenges facing the NHS

This is one of the MMI scenarios that will feature in Thursday’s live session. See how the same MMI station can be approached with good and bad examples.

Introduction to UCAT

Introduction to UCAT

This short video should be watched before attending Thursday's live session on the UCAT exam. It will help give you a broad understanding of what the UCAT exam is, and the live session will then build upon that knowledge.

My Route in to Medicine

My Route in to Medicine

Hear from Dr Navin Leanage as he explains his route from A-level student through to becoming an Emergency Medicine Trainee. Dr Leanage is also delivering a live session on Tuesday 28 July about COVID-19 on the front line. Do not miss it!

My Career as a GP

My Career as a GP

Hear from Dr Sam Adcock as he explains his route from school to becoming a GP, what it’s like to work in general practice, and why he thinks it’s an excellent career choice for a doctor.

Life as a Medical Student (Harriet)

Life as a Medical Student (Harriet)

Hear from Harriet, a 4th year Medical Student at the University of Leicester, as she tells us exactly what life as a current undergraduate Medicine student is really all about.