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C-Section

The labour ward is the only place in the hospital where, if all goes to plan, one patient walks in and two walk out (although…
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C-Section

The labour ward is the only place in the hospital where, if all goes to plan, one patient walks in and two walk out (although…
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Finding my Feet

As cliché as it may sound, time really does fly. I can still vividly remember how excited and, of course, nervous I was the night…
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Virtual Sanity

From Rudyard Kipling’s poem If, “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs…” This is a mindset I was raised…
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Two-Metre Rule

Two months after the UK finally began to lock down, Year 2 ScotGEM students like myself have come to the end of our abridged teaching…
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Professor Chris Isles

ScotGEM Stories recently interviewed Professor Chris Isles, the Director of Undergraduate Education for NHS Dumfries & Galloway. Prof. Isles contributes to ScotGEM’s teaching in Dumfries…
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Locked Down Together

As a ScotGEM student, I knew a relationship wasn’t going to be easy. Not because I’m working all the time – don’t worry I’m definitely…
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Remote Learning

Last Sunday evening’s emails came as a shock to many of us. Although aware of the seriousness of COVID-19, the clarification that face-to-face university classes…
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A Quick Break from Work

A little break from my Agents of Change healthcare quality improvement project (which current second years are working on just now) consisted of climbing Grey…
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Dr Rob Jarvis

We interviewed Dr Rob Jarvis, the co-lead for Student Support for the ScotGEM programme. We asked him about his background, his role with ScotGEM, and…
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2020 Vision

A very happy new year from everyone at ScotGEM Stories – we look forward to sharing with you our journey over this coming year and…
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Intubation Guy

One quarter of the way to becoming a doctor, and 6 weeks into the 2nd year of ScotGEM (Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine), I have finished…
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Welcome to ScotGEM Stories!

Welcome to ScotGEM Stories, a new multimedia blog designed to allow medical students of the new Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine programme to share our experiences…
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Dr Graham Tydeman

Before the launch of ScotGEM Stories, we interviewed Dr Graham Tydeman, a consultant obstetrician who, while working in NHS Fife, contributed to our teaching on…
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