Join the Medic Mentor Teacher Advisory Group and be part of an incredible initiative to support aspiring doctors and healthcare professionals. Your expertise and insights are invaluable to our mission of creating high-quality resources for students and schools across the country. Together, we can empower the next generation of medical professionals and inspire them to achieve their dreams. As a member of the Teacher Advisory Group, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals and contribute to shaping the future of medical education. Join us today and help make a real difference in the lives of aspiring doctors and their communities. Together, we can build a brighter future for healthcare and the next generation of medical professionals!
The Teacher Advisory Group at Medic Mentor plays a crucial role in shaping and improving the resources and opportunities available for aspiring medical students. Comprising experienced and passionate educators, the group provides valuable insights and feedback on our educational programmes and resources, ensuring they are of the highest quality and meet the needs of students and teachers alike. The group also helps us to identify new areas for development and improvement, and provides guidance on how to effectively engage and support young people interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Through their expertise and collaboration, the Teacher Advisory Group plays a pivotal role in helping Medic Mentor to achieve its mission of empowering the next generation of medical professionals.
The Medic Mentor Teacher Advisory Group is open to all passionate and dedicated teachers who are interested in supporting aspiring medical students. It is a free programme that provides an opportunity for educators to collaborate with like-minded individuals, contribute their expertise, and shape the future of medical education. Whether you are a teacher in a school, college or university, or are involved in extra-curricular activities, if you are passionate about supporting students interested in pursuing a career in medicine, we would love to have you as part of our community. Join us today and become part of a dynamic group of educators committed to making a real difference in the lives of young people.
The time commitment required to be part of the Medic Mentor Teacher Advisory Group is flexible and designed to fit around your existing commitments. We understand that educators have busy schedules and that your time is valuable. The virtual group meetings take place once a month and typically last around 1-2 hours. During these meetings, members of the group are asked to review specific programs and provide feedback and recommendations for new ones. We also encourage ongoing communication and collaboration between members through various online platforms, which provides further opportunities to contribute and share ideas. Overall, we aim to make participation in the Teacher Advisory Group as manageable and rewarding as possible, while ensuring that the insights and expertise of our members are effectively utilized in creating high-quality resources for aspiring medical students.
The Medic Mentor Teacher Advisory Group offers a range of roles to suit the interests and expertise of its members. Some of the roles available within the group include:
Curriculum Reviewers: These members review and provide feedback on the educational programmes and resources offered by Medic Mentor, ensuring they meet the needs of students and are of the highest quality.
Resource Creators: These members work to develop and create new educational resources supported by our doctors and talented hub staff. Resources might include lesson plans, activities, and assessments, that support students in their journey to becoming doctors, for example.
Events Coordinators: These members work to plan and coordinate free events that are funded by Medic Mentor, such as webinars, workshops, and conferences, that provide opportunities for students and fellow teachers to learn more about medicine and gain valuable experience.
Outreach Ambassadors: These members help to promote Medic Mentor and its mission to schools, colleges, and universities across the country, encouraging more students to pursue a career in medicine.
Student Mentors: These members work directly with students, providing mentorship and support as they navigate the challenges of preparing for a career in medicine.
Whatever your skills and interests, there is a role within the Teacher Advisory Group that will enable you to make a meaningful contribution to the next generation of medical professionals.
The Teacher Advisory Group at Medic Mentor is a voluntary role and does not provide any form of payment or compensation. Members of the group contribute their time and expertise on a voluntary basis, motivated by a shared passion for supporting aspiring medical students and improving medical education. While the role is unpaid, it provides an opportunity to collaborate with like-minded educators, gain new skills and knowledge, and make a real difference in the lives of young people. Being a part of the Teacher Advisory Group is a rewarding experience that allows you to give back to your community and support the next generation of medical professionals.
Joining the Medic Mentor Teacher Advisory Group provides a range of benefits for educators, including:
Professional Development: Members of the group have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge related to medical education, as well as to share their own expertise with others.
Networking: The group provides a platform for educators to connect with like-minded individuals and build relationships within the medical education community.
Impactful Contribution: Members of the group can make a meaningful contribution to the education and development of aspiring medical students, helping to shape the next generation of medical professionals.
Recognition: Being part of the Teacher Advisory Group provides recognition for your expertise and commitment to supporting medical students, which can be valuable for your professional development and career advancement. All members are provided with certificates and references for their valuable contributions. We also awards national prizes to teachers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment towards medical education or contributed significantly to the development of a national programme.
Access to Resources: Members of the group have access to a range of resources, including educational materials, mentorship opportunities, and professional development resources, that can support their work in the classroom.
Personal Satisfaction: Contributing to the education and development of aspiring medical students can be personally fulfilling, providing a sense of purpose and satisfaction that comes from making a positive impact in the lives of others.
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Medic Mentor is an incredible resource for schools, providing an abundance of free initiatives designed by both teachers and doctors. These resources are the most comprehensive, curated to help students gain invaluable knowledge about the healthcare field and prepare them for a future in medicine. With Medic Mentor, schools can access a wealth of materials that are both engaging and informative, including videos, podcasts, and interactive workshops. By utilising these resources, schools can empower their students to pursue their dreams, build their confidence, and develop the skills necessary to become successful healthcare professionals. The importance of these resources cannot be overstated, as they provide a foundation for students to excel in their studies, and ultimately, make a positive impact in the world of healthcare.
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.
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!
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