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Support for Teachers and Advisers

The Medical Schools Council, funded by Health Education England, will run a series of webinars and conferences for teachers and advisers in 2023. Aimed at teachers and advisers in England who are supporting under-represented students into medicine, the events will range from advice on the admissions process through to the values and attributes needed to study medicine.

We will update this site with more information and details on how to register as it becomes available.

Medical Schools Teachers and Advisers Conferences for 2022/2023

Medical Schools will be running a series of face-to-face and online conferences for schools and colleges. The conferences will cover a range of topics, from admissions tests and interviews through to entry requirements. 

The conferences this year will be:

London Medical Schools Teachers and Advisers Conference - Monday 27 March 2023 - 9:00am – 12pm

For the second year, the five London medical schools have come together with the Medical Schools Council and Health Education England to deliver a free virtual conference for teachers and careers advisers who support students through the medicine application process.

The conference aims to:

  • Explain the different aspects of the medicine application process including admissions tests, work experience, personal statements and interviews and how best to prepare your students
  • Provide insights from admissions tutors from all five London medical schools on what they are looking for from candidates
  • Give delegates the chance to speak to current medical students about their experiences
  • Equip delegates with the knowledge and resources to support their students to make successful applications
  • Delegates will have the opportunity to submit questions to the team ahead of the event via the booking form.​

Edge Hill University Medical School's Teachers and Advisers Conference - Wednesday 28 June 2023 - 10am-3pm 

Edge Hill University Medical School will host a free, online Teachers and Advisers Conference on the 28th of June 2023 (10am-3pm). Teachers and careers advisers that serve students from under-represented backgrounds will be invited to attend, targeting the areas of England that have limited engagement with medical schools. The conference will enable teachers and careers advisers to better support their students throughout the application process and help them apply successfully to medicine.

The conference will provide up-to-date information and advice on the application and admissions process to medicine. Sessions will be delivered by medical school staff and academics (including admissions leads), medicine careers advisors, clinicians, and current medical students. The conference will include presentations outlining the admissions process and entry requirements, a Q&A session, as well as a choice of workshops on the interview process and how students can gain the right work experience. Participants will also be provided with an overview of allied courses/careers in health and social care and will be provided with links to relevant resources.