Me on Clinical Placements!

Making the most of clinical placements at Medical School

Medical school in the UK can be thought of as having two halves: Preclinical and Clinical. Clinical years are predominantly spent in hospital or community healthcare settings in clinical placements. Preclinical years, in contrast, are dominated by lectures, seminars, tutorials and book-based learning. Traditional curriculums (think Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial) tend to be a clean split…