A case in point

Writing a medical case report can be a valuable addition to your portfolio, but it needs to be carefully handled. Dr Oliver Lord goes over what you need to know.

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Facing up to FTP - top tips for a student from an FTP committee Chair

Having some expert advice can offer protection if you end up facing a fitness to practise committee. Professor Tim David from the University of Manchester offers his top tips.

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Selecting your elective

Whatever you want your elective to be, the key is to think and plan ahead - and most importantly, dream big! Alexa Cunningham from The Electives Network offers some advice.

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Crossing the line?

A student's conduct was brought into question by his medical school.

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Advice to my student self

What advice would our most experienced members hand down to their student selves? This issue, we hear from Dr Christine Heron, consultant radiologist, MDU non-executive director and member of the Council and Cases Committee.

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FGM guidance - what you need to know

As a student you may not face all the big issues in medicine directly, but it's still a good idea to expand your understanding. Dr Beth Durrell summarises a doctor's responsibilities surrounding FGM.

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Practice your professionalism

Professionalism is an inherent part of practising in medicine, but can you identify situations where your professionalism may be called into question? Take our quiz to test your understanding.

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Why I decided to become...a GP

Dr Ed Farnan talks about his path into medicine and the rewarding experience of a career in general practice.

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Assault allegations

A routine examination leads to a catalogue of problems for a young doctor.

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