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Parent Advisory Group

As a parent, you play a critical role in your child’s journey towards becoming a doctor. You provide them with the necessary support, guidance, and encouragement to help them achieve their dreams. At Medic Mentor, we understand the importance of a strong support system for both parents and students. That’s why we’re inviting you to join our parent advisory group. By joining this group, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded parents who share your passion for helping their children succeed. Together, we can create valuable resources for parents and students, sharing our experiences and knowledge to help guide the next generation of doctors. Join us on this journey and make a meaningful impact on your child’s future.

The parent advisory group at Medic Mentor plays a crucial role in helping us create resources that support parents and their children on their journey towards becoming doctors. As a member of this group, you’ll have the opportunity to provide valuable input, feedback, and suggestions on how we can better support and guide parents and students. Your experiences and insights will help us create practical resources that address the specific needs and challenges faced by parents and students. Whether it’s sharing tips on preparing for medical school interviews or providing guidance on balancing academics and extracurricular activities, your input will help shape the resources we provide. Join our parent advisory group and play an integral role in helping us make a meaningful impact on the next generation of doctors.

Anyone who is a parent or guardian of a student interested in pursuing a career in medicine can join Medic Mentor’s parent advisory group. It’s free to join, and we welcome parents from all backgrounds and walks of life. Whether you’re a healthcare professional or simply a supportive parent, we believe that your input is valuable and can help us create resources that benefit all parents and students. So, if you’re passionate about supporting your child’s journey towards becoming a doctor and want to connect with other like-minded parents, we encourage you to join our parent advisory group today!

Joining Medic Mentor’s parent advisory group does not require a significant time commitment. We understand that as a parent, your time is valuable, and we want to make sure that participating in our group is both enjoyable and manageable. The virtual group meetings occur once a month and typically last for one hour. During these meetings, we review specific programmes and resources and discuss any recommendations for new ones. We also provide opportunities for members to share their experiences and insights. Outside of the monthly meetings, there may be occasional requests for feedback or input on specific projects, but these are entirely voluntary, and you can choose to participate as your schedule permits. We value your time and input and want to make sure that being a part of our parent advisory group is a positive and fulfilling experience for you.

There are several roles available within Medic Mentor’s Parent Advisory Group, and members are welcome to participate in any capacity they feel comfortable with. Some of the roles available include:

  1. Discussion leaders: These members lead the group discussions during meetings, guiding the conversation and ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to contribute.

  2. Program reviewers: Members in this role review specific programmes and resources provided by Medic Mentor and offer feedback and suggestions on how to improve them.

  3. Resource creators: These members work on creating new resources for parents and students, sharing their knowledge and experiences to benefit the wider community.

  4. Social media ambassadors: Members in this role help promote the group on social media, sharing their experiences and encouraging others to join.

  5. Event organisers: These members help plan and organise events such as webinars, workshops, and meetups.

These are just a few examples of the roles available within the Parent Advisory Group. We encourage members to participate in any way they feel comfortable with, and we welcome new ideas and suggestions for how we can better support parents and students on their journey towards becoming doctors.

The Parent Advisory Group at Medic Mentor is a voluntary role. Members of the group are not paid for their participation, but they are able to contribute to the development of resources and programmes that can benefit their children and other aspiring medical students. Being a member of the Parent Advisory Group is a great way to connect with other like-minded parents, share experiences, and have a positive impact on the next generation of doctors. We value the contributions of our parent advisory group members and appreciate the time and effort they put into supporting Medic Mentor’s mission.

Joining Medic Mentor’s Parent Advisory Group can provide many benefits for parents who are looking to support their child’s journey towards becoming a doctor. Some of the benefits of joining the Parent Advisory Group include:

  1. Connection with like-minded parents: as a member of the parent advisory group, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other parents who share your passion for supporting aspiring medical students. This can be a great way to build relationships, share experiences, and learn from others.

  2. Opportunity to shape resources and programmes: the Parent Advisory Group provides a platform for parents to provide feedback, suggestions, and ideas for new resources and programmes. This can be a great way to shape the resources that are available to you and your child.

  3. Increased knowledge and understanding of the medical school application process: as a member of the Parent Advisory Group, you’ll have access to resources and information that can help you better understand the medical school application process. This can be particularly helpful if you’re unfamiliar with the process or if your child is the first in your family to pursue a career in medicine.

  4. Increased support for your child: by participating in the Parent Advisory Group, you’ll be better equipped to support your child’s journey towards becoming a doctor. You’ll have access to resources and information that can help you provide guidance and encouragement, and you’ll be connected with other parents who can offer support and advice.

Overall, joining the Parent Advisory Group can be a great way to build relationships, increase your knowledge and understanding of the medical school application process, and provide better support for your child.

HOW CAN MEDIC MENTOR

SUPPORT YOUR STUDENTS?

Medic Mentor is an all-in-one solution to your medical school application.  We bring only the best resources for tackling every single component of your medical school application to one place.  We are here to help you work efficiently, by balancing the UCAS application process alongside your school work and extracurricular activities.  One of the best ways to save you time is to direct you to the best advice and resources so that you do not have to waste time searching for them yourselves.

We know what you are going through, as doctors and medical students who were in your position!  By combining application knowledge, extracurricular opportunities, platforms to up-skill and boost confidence, it is not a surprise that Medic Mentor students are successful.  Will it be difficult? Yes, applying to medical school is not easy.  But through Medic Mentor it will be less stressful, and even fun.  Let’s get started!

Why is our Work At Medic Mentor

Important to the NHS?

There are several serious issues that a currently affecting the NHS which directly relates to the work that we do with aspiring students.  These include addressing the doctor shortage, promoting diversity and inclusivity, improving patient outcomes and supporting innovation and progress.

Many organisations focus on training and recruiting doctors, but also forget that doctors were once medical students, and before that they were aspiring students, just like you.  Education, training and high-quality wellbeing support should not start when you graduate – you should have access to this now, from the beginning of your journey as an applying student.  

The journey to become a doctor is a life-long learning process that is fun and rewarding.  While there may be several groups trying to ‘get students into medical school’, Medic Mentor is the only one that goes beyond this to support students with mentoring throughout their careers via Medsoc UK (for medical students) and Doctor Mentor (for doctors).  Our focus  combines getting students into medical school with helping students develop the qualities of a good doctor, because you need both to be a successful and happy doctor.

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