The World Rural Health Conference 2022 (“Rural Wonca”)

The World Rural Health Conference 2022 (“Rural Wonca”) will be hosted jointly by the University of Limerick, Irish College of General Practice and the Irish Rural, Island and Dispensing Doctors of Ireland from 17th-20th June 2022.   Dr. Robert Scully (Deputy Director, ScotGEM), has been invited to …

13th October 2021 | edu

St Andrews welcomes approval of medicine degree legislation

The University of St Andrews has welcomed the approval of new legislation which removes the prohibition that prevents Scotland’s oldest University from awarding degrees in Medicine and Dentistry. The Scottish Parliament (10 March 2021) unanimously (122 for and none against) passed …

11th March 2021 | news

Teaching Excellence Awards 2020

Dr Lysa Owen was one of the recipients of five Teaching Excellence Awards which were made for outstanding contributions to learning and teaching across the University. Lysa’s nomination mentioned her exceptional work in the development and delivery of inspirational teaching …

22nd May 2020 | news

Generalist Clinical Mentors

Year 2 Generalist Clinical Mentor Recruitment We have recently appointed nine new Year 2 Generalist Clinical Mentors (GCMs) and one new Year 1 GCM to the ScotGEM programme! The GCM post is a senior lecturer working with ScotGEM students. Teaching …

6th June 2019 | news

ScotGEM Community-Engaged Medical Education Event

Medicine welcomed approximately 70 delegates to celebrate the partnership between the ScotGEM (Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine) programme and the third sector. During their first semester of year 1, the ScotGEM students spend approximately 20 hours with a third sector organisation, learning about the …

5th June 2019 | news

Visit to Improvement Academy at NHS Tayside

ScotGEM students visited the Improvement Academy with students from University of Dundee School of Medicine for a morning of learning and interaction with the theme of ‘Making A Difference’.

4th April 2019 | news

CPR & AED training with St Leonards pupils

On Wednesday the 30th of January, Dr Panna Muqit, Henry Rae and ScotGEM student Philip McKee delivered CPR and AED training to a Year 3 junior class at St Leonards School as part of their class project on creating safe …

5th February 2019 | news

Ministerial Launch of ScotGEM programme

The School of Medicine was delighted to host Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, during her recent visit to launch the ScotGEM Programme.

17th October 2018 | news

Scotland’s first Graduate Medical Programme

Scotland’s first Graduate Medical Programme, designed to meet the current and future needs of the country’s NHS, will be delivered by the University of St Andrews together with the universities of Dundee and the Highlands and Islands, it has been …

15th June 2016 | news