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Competition Details - RCSEd and Medtronic Virtual Surgical Skills Competition 2021

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RCSEd and Medtronic Virtual Surgical Skills Competition 2021

Registration for the 2021 RCSEd and Medtronic Virtual Surgical Skills Competition has opened!

About the Competition

A worldwide pandemic has not stopped RCSEd and Medtronic from encouraging medical students from around the UK to practice and learn new skills – this time in the comfort of their own home.

RCSEd & Medtronic Virtual Surgical Skills Competition 2021 encourages all medical students in the UK to learn and develop vital skills which will benefit them in whatever direction their medical career takes them. The College and Medtronic have collaborated to create two brand new challenges in the form of an online quiz and a skills box which will be sent to the ten highest marking students from each medical school. All competition registrants will also receive complimentary affiliate membership with RCSEd.

 

Registration must be completed before midnight on Sunday 21st March.

Sponsors

As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. They use their deep clinical, therapeutic, and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together. Learn more at Medtronic.com.

How to Register

Register now via your College account for RCSEd and Medtronic Virtual Surgical Skills Competition 2021.

Registration must be completed before midnight on Sunday 21st March.

Eligibility

The competition is open to all medical students currently enrolled in a UK based medical school. You can check if your medical school is included by checking the regional list below.

Location Specific Details

Scotland
  • University of Aberdeen School of Medicine
  • University of Dundee, School of Medicine
  • University of Edinburgh Medical School
  • University of Glasgow Medical School
  • University of St Andrews School of Medicine
England
  • Aston Medical School
  • Anglia Ruskin School of Medicine
  • Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • University of Birmingham Medical School
  • Bristol Medical School
  • Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • University of Buckingham Medical School
  • School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge
  • University of Central Lancashire School of Medicine
  • University of Exeter Medical School
  • Hull York Medical School
  • Imperial College School of Medicine
  • Keele University School of Medicine
  • Kent and Medway Medical School
  • King's College London School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Lancaster University Medical School
  • Leeds School of Medicine
  • University of Leicester Medical School
  • University of Nottingham - Lincoln Medical School
  • University of Liverpool School of Medicine
  • University of Manchester Medical School
  • Newcastle University Medical School
  • University of Nottingham Medical School
  • Norwich Medical School
  • Oxford University Medical School
  • Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry
  • University College London Medical School
  • University of Sheffield Medical School
  • University of Southampton Medical School
  • University of Sunderland School of Medicine
  • St George's, University of London
  • Warwick Medical School
  • Edge Hill University Medical School
Wales
  • Cardiff University School of Medicine
  • Swansea University Medical School
Northern Ireland
  • Queen's University Belfast Medical School

 

If you have any questions please email us at outreach@rcsed.ac.uk.

How does it work?

The competition is held over multiple stages, which are as follows:

Stage One:

Students register for the competition.

Registration must be completed before midnight on Sunday 21st March.

Stage Two:

Students will be sent details on how to compete in the first heat of the competition - online quiz that will test a wide range of knowledge!

Stage Three:

The ten students from each medical school with the highest marks from heat one will advance to heat two and be sent a ‘skills box’ containing hyper real organ models and tools. Students will then be given four weeks to practice a set of skills and upload a video of themselves demonstrating these skills to the best of their ability.  Full details will be included with the skills box.

Stage Four:

The highest scoring students from each medical school will progress to the final stage and be invited to Edinburgh to compete in our Grand Final in June 2021 *

So what are you waiting for?! Sign up for the RCSEd and Medtronic Virtual Surgical Skills Competition 2021 and learn some vital skills which will benefit you wherever your medical career takes you.

* subject to public health advice and government guidance.

Competition Benefits

Affiliate Benefits

TBC


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Get in touch

If you have any questions about this event, please contact us and a member of our Education team will be happy to help you.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Outreach

Phone: 0131 527 1600
Fax: 0131 557 6406

Email: outreach@rcsed.ac.uk