How does Dr. Me work?
Medical students will work alongside a qualified doctor to deliver one hour teaching sessions to a class of primary school children (aged 9-11).
Each session will include 12 minute workshops on the following topics:
Fever and Sore Throat
Diarrhoea, Vomiting and Dehydration
Head Injury, Sprains and Strains
Volunteers will also conduct an audit questionnaire before and after the workshops, as well as collect feedback at the end of the session.
All the training will be provided.
What's in it for me?
Boost your CV
Gain a certificate of participation.
Participate in an audit cycle.
Observed feedback from a qualified doctor.
Practical evidence of interest in GP, paediatrics, emergency medicine, public health and health education for specialty training applications.
Opportunity to become Dr. Me Medical Student Lead at your medical school.
Get involved with near-peer training of medical students.
Most importantly, you will be able to influence and empower young children and impact their attitude towards healthcare and healthcare careers.