Career workshops for Foundation doctors in 2016:
- Medic Careers I workshops for F1 doctors, called Your Career - Thinking Ahead, take place across the Deanery between March and May 2016. Foundation doctors who aren't able to attend in their local area, may book a date at another centre.
- Medic Careers II workshops for F2s, called Preparing for Specialty Selection take place in the autumn in all the Deanery education centres.
The half-day MedicCareers workshops on preparing for the next stage of your medical career are recommended for all Deanery Foundation doctors. They include:
- updates on selection
- what do you need to consider in choosing a specialty?
- building your portfolio
- tips on completing applications
- how to stand out at interview
- a chance to practise interview skills in a supportive group
- DVD clips of interviews
- a dedicated section of the workshop on GP selection.
Comments on learning gained in workshops in previous years:
'Precise elements of process of application - I had little idea about it before.'
'Early recognition of gaps in portfolio, to be filled prior to interviews.'
'What to do next. How to make a decision re: careers in a logical way. Generally brilliant!'
'I need to get feedback for teaching! I need to focus my portfolio.'