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Speakers Confirmed for "The Value of the Medical Student Elective" Symposium.

Published 15 Jan 2016

We are delighted to announce the speakers for the Student Elective Symposium: The Value of the Medical Student Elective on Saturday 23 January, 2-5pm at St Silas Church, Glasgow.


Professor David Galloway President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Dr Tim Lavy Consultant Ophthalmologist

Joan McDowell Senior lecturer in nursing and healthcare, Glasgow University

James Wells CEO, EMMS International

John Reid Trustee, The Lazarus Charitable Trust

Tony Gaston Relationship Manager,EMMS International 

Rachel Hammond EMMS International Elective

Jocelyn Amer EMMS International Elective

Kirsty McCance EMMS International Elective

The EMMS International Student Elective Symposium is free and open to everyone with an interest in “The value of the medical student elective”. It will run from 2-5pm. To register for your free place please follow the link Symposium

Keynote speakers will examine the value and impact of Student Electives in a global context. There will be discussion and debate about the benefits of international electives to students, professionals, international host institutions and the NHS.  It is an afternoon for anyone and everyone who has overseas elective experience or is considering it in the future. It is an opportunity to network, reflect, share new thinking and gain a fresh perspective on global healthcare.

This session also offers the opportunity to find out more about EMMS International’s Student elective bursaries

Book your free place at the Student Elective Symposium.

Burns Night Supper & Ceilidh

The symposium will be followed by a Burns' Night Supper & Ceilidh. There are still some tickets left for the event from 6-10pm in St Silas Church, Glasgow. This family friendly event is open to everyone and promises to be a great night. Come and join in the fun with a traditional supper, speeches and an excellent ceilidh band.

Book Burns' Night Supper & Ceilidh tickets here.