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MDMP5111 Basic and Clinical Sciences 1

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Margot Day Session: Semester 1 Classes: On a weekly basis, 1 problem-based learning session (total 3 hours); up to seven lectures related mainly to the weekly problem (issues raised in the problem are usually relevant to all themes but with an emphasis on basic sciences); two to three Basic and Clinical Sciences Theme sessions (generally 1.5 hours); two Patient and Doctor sessions (up to 1.5 hours) in the clinical school and either one Population Medicine or Personal and Professional Development session (1.5 hours) or a joint session. Students are required to attend 1 full day at the clinical school. Corequisites: MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 Assessment: 1x written assessment in Basic and Clinical Science is formative and 2x written assessments are summative. All are based on multiple-choice and extended-matching type questions and attendance is compulsory. Satisfactory grade in the summative allows progression into Stage 2. Students will also have to complete a formative Haematology assessment and achieve satisfactory grades in the summative practical exams in Anatomy and Pathology. At the end of Stage 1, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all eight units of study in Stage 1 (this is the same as one of the summative written assessments listed above). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Upon completion of this module, students will have developed a solid understanding of the structure and function of most body systems (e.g. musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory). In addition, be able to apply an understanding of normal and abnormal human structure, function and behaviour to the diagnosis, management and prevention of health problems. They will also be able to use the best available evidence on outcomes to prevent or cure disease, relieve symptoms or minimise disability and analyse clinical data and published work to determine their validity and generalisability. Students will participate in the generation, interpretation, application and dissemination of significant advances in medical knowledge; and recognise the limits of scientific knowledge and understanding, and the continuing nature of all scientific.
MDMP5112 Patient and Doctor 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1 Classes: Similar to Basic and Clinical Science 1 Corequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 Assessment: The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is summative and attendance is compulsory. In addition, at the end of Stage 1, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all eight units of study in Stage 1. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Upon completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the therapeutic nature of the patient-doctor relationship and the impact on that relationship of the individual characteristics of both patient and doctor. They will have the ability to listen and to identify issues of concern to patients, families and carers and to respond to those concerns, using whatever means are necessary for effective communication. They will also have the ability to elicit and interpret clinical symptoms and signs by interviewing and examining patients systematically and with sensitivity, and to use this information to guide further investigations. Students will have the ability to perform important clinical procedures, particularly those vital in life threatening situations; and ethical behaviour in meeting the needs of patients and families; concern for confidentiality and respect for individual autonomy, enabling patients and their families to make informed decisions in relation to their medical care.
MDMP5113 Population Medicine 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Ivory and Professor Alexandra Barratt Session: Semester 1 Classes: Lectures and seminars Corequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5114 Assessment: Population Medicine material based on the Population Medicine objectives is included in the required formative and summative assessments in Stage 1. In addition, at the end of Stage 1, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all eight units of study in Stage 1. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In Stage 1 Students are introduced to the concept of population medicine as the interface between the practice of public health and the practice of clinical medicine. They are introduced to the Australian health system and legislative framework, and the many factors that contribute to the health, illness, disease and success of treatment of populations, including issues relating to equity and equality, diversity of cultural, spiritual and community values, and socio-economic and physical environment factors. They will understand definitions of risk and prevention at individual and population levels. They learn to explain and evaluate how disease is controlled at a population level through interventions such as infectious disease surveillance, immunisation and screening programs, and interdisciplinary cooperation, and the role of doctors in contributing to this process. They learn to explain environmental and lifestyle health risks and advocate for healthy lifestyle choices at individual and systemic levels.
MDMP5114 Personal and Professional Development 1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stuart Lane Session: Semester 1 Classes: Similar to Basic and Clinical Science 1 Corequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 Assessment: Satisfactory completion of the following activities is required: 1. An online learning module that provides certification of familiarity with the fundamentals of health law that are relevant to being a medical student and knowledge of Sydney Medical School policies and regulations. 2. Attendance at and completion of a short course on "Finding Relevant Information in Health and Medical Databases". 3. Participation in a peer assessment process in PBL tutorials. 4. Submission of a reflective portfolio and participation in an interview with a faculty member. 5. Completion of the summative teaching evaluation assessment over a designated 2-week period. 6. Appropriate ethical and professional behaviour as determined by the PPD Theme. 7. Attendance at all designated activities in this Stage. Students who miss more than 10% of tutorials in any Block of study may not be eligible to proceed to Stage 2 except by a specific decision of the Stage 1 Examination Committee. 8. In addition, at the end of Stage 1, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all eight units of study in Stage 1. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
On completion of this module students will have demonstrated knowledge of the foundations of health law and of the "Code of Conduct for Medical Practitioners: Good Medical practice" (the statement of the standard of conduct required of medical practitioners by the national professional registration board) and also of compliance with this Code (where appropriate). Students will also have demonstrated a foundational understanding of compassionate, ethical professional behaviour; the ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team accepting and providing leadership as appropriate; an understanding of the positive and negative personal impacts of a medical career and related concepts of stress; and the ability to observe discuss and reflect on individual experiences.
MDMP5121 Basic and Clinical Sciences 2

This unit of study is not available in 2017

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Luke Henderson Session: Semester 2 Classes: Similar to Basic and Clinical Sciences 1 Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 Corequisites: MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 Assessment: Similar to Basic and Clinical Sciences 1 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Further develop the learning and understanding of Basic and Clinical Sciences 1.
MDMP5122 Patient and Doctor 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 2 Classes: Similar to Patient and Doctor 1 Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 Corequisites: Co-requisites:MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 and MDMP5125 and MDP5126 Assessment: Similar to Patient and Doctor 1 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Further develop the learning and understanding of Patient and Doctor 1
MDMP5123 Population Medicine 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Ivory and Professor Alexandra Barratt Session: Semester 2 Classes: Lectures and seminars Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 Corequisites: MDMP5122 and MDMP5124 and MDMP5125 and MDP5126 Assessment: Population Medicine material based on the Population Medicine objectives is included in the required formative and summative assessments in Stage 1. In addition, at the end of Stage 1, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all eight units of study in Stage 1. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In Stage 1 Students are introduced to the concept of population medicine as the interface between the practice of public health and the practice of clinical medicine. They are introduced to the Australian health system and legislative framework, and the many factors that contribute to the health, illness, disease and success of treatment of populations, including issues relating to equity and equality, diversity of cultural, spiritual and community values, and socio-economic and physical environment factors. They will understand definitions of risk and prevention at individual and population levels. They learn to explain and evaluate how disease is controlled at a population level through interventions such as infectious disease surveillance, immunisation and screening programs, and interdisciplinary cooperation, and the role of doctors in contributing to this process. They learn to explain environmental and lifestyle health risks and advocate for healthy lifestyle choices at individual and systemic levels.
MDMP5124 Personal and Professional Development 2

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stuart Lane Session: Semester 2 Classes: Similar to Personal and Professional Development 1 Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 Corequisites: MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5125 and MDP5126 Assessment: Similar to Personal and Professional Development 1 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
See Personal and Professional Development 1.
MDMP5125 Basic and Clinical Sciences 2

Credit points: 10 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Margot Day Session: Semester 2 Classes: Similar to Basic and Clinical Sciences 1 Corequisites: MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 and MDP5126 Assessment: Similar to Basic and Clinical Sciences 1 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Further develop the learning and understanding of Basic and Clinical Sciences 1.
MDMP5126 MD Project Development 1

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Rebekah Jenkin and Associate Professor David Bowen. Session: Semester 2 Classes: Lectures, seminars, tutorials, on-line learning tasks. Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 Assessment: This will comprise: (a) effective participation in small-group/tutorial learning sessions, (b) satisfactory completion of online learning tasks, (c) submission of MD Milestone 1 which is a short proposal for a feasible and acceptable MD Project, and (d) assessment of knowledge of Research Methods through questions in the November Single Best Answer written examination. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
There are two components to this course: (1) Research Methods: By the end of the Research Methods course of instruction throughout Stage 1, students will be expected to have developed an understanding of the broad principles of Research Governance and Ethical Review. They will be familiar with core concepts relating to biostatistics and rudimentary clinical epidemiology as outlined in the Research methods manual. (2) MD Project or Capstone: Students must have completed an outline for their MD Project or Capstone and have had it signed off by their Research Tutor (Milestone 1). At the start of the course, students will be asked to outline their previous research experience (if any). On the basis of this, they will be triaged to learn about a range of research methods used in medicine, with particular emphasis on the type of investigation that they choose for their MD Project. They will also gain an understanding of the principles of health and medical research ethics. Students' performance must be graded as 'satisfactory' in Milestone 1 in Stage 1 to progress to Stage 2.
MDMP5211 Basic and Clinical Sciences 3

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Margot Day Session: Semester 1 Classes: Similar to Basic and Clinical Sciences 1 Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 and MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 and MDMP5125 and MDMP5126 Corequisites: MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 Assessment: Students are required to complete two written summative assessments, based on multiple choice and extended matching type questions. Attendance is compulsory, and students will also have to achieve a satisfactory grade in the summative practical exams in Anatomy and Pathology. At the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2 (this is the same as one of the summative written assessments listed above). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Upon completion of this module, students will have a developed a solid understanding of the structure and function of most body systems (e.g. musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory). In addition, be able to apply an understanding of normal and abnormal human structure, function and behaviour to the diagnosis, management and prevention of health problems. They will also be able to use the best available evidence on outcomes to prevent or cure disease, relieve symptoms or minimise disability and analyse clinical data and published work to determine their validity and generality. Students will participate in the generation, interpretation, application and dissemination of significant advances in medical knowledge; and recognise the limits of scientific knowledge and understanding.
MDMP5212 Patient and Doctor 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1 Classes: Similar to Patient and Doctor 1 Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 and MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 and MDMP5125 and MDMP5126 Corequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 Assessment: The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is summative and attendance is compulsory. In addition, the Paediatrics Self-Directed Learning Project (SDP) is a formative assessment. Completion is compulsory. At the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Upon completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the therapeutic nature of the patient-doctor relationship and the impact on that relationship of the individual characteristics of both patient and doctor. They will have the ability to listen and to identify issues of concern to patients, families and carers and to respond to those concerns, using whatever means are necessary for effective communication. They will also have the ability to elicit and interpret clinical symptoms and signs by interviewing and examining patients systematically and with sensitivity, and to use this information to guide further investigations. Students will have the ability to perform important clinical procedures, particularly those vital in life threatening situations; and ethical behaviour in meeting the needs of patients and families; concern for confidentiality and respect for individual autonomy, enabling patients and their families to make informed decisions in relation to their medical care.
MDMP5213 Population Medicine 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Ivory and Professor Alexandra Barratt Session: Semester 1 Classes: Lectures and seminars Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 and MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 and MDMP5125 and MDMP5126 Corequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5214 Assessment: Students must satisfactorily complete a Barrier written assessment in Key Feature Question (KFQ) format at the end of Stage 2 and satisfactory performance in the Population Medicine components of the written assessment as determined by the Population Medicine Theme. In addition at the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In Stage 2 students will build on the principles learned in stage 1 to consider public health initiatives and community supports in specific populations, such as the elderly, children and adolescents, sexual and gender minorities, people with disabilities, cancer and mental health issues, rural and international populations. They will understand and describe the roles and relationships between health agencies and services, and explain the principles of efficient and equitable allocation of finite resources, to meet individual, community and national health needs.
MDMP5214 Personal and Professional Development 3

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stuart Lane Session: Semester 1 Classes: Similar to Personal and Professional Development 1 Prerequisites: MDMP5111 and MDMP5112 and MDMP5113 and MDMP5114 and MDMP5122 and MDMP5123 and MDMP5124 and MDMP5125 and MDMP5126 Corequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 Assessment: Satisfactory completion of similar tasks to those required in Personal and Professional Development 1 (for instance the required library course is entitled: "Information Literacy Training - EBM Literature Searching for PEARLS") however the Health Law online module is not repeated. Note that students who miss more than 10% of tutorials in any Block of study may not be eligible to proceed to Stage 3 except by a specific decision of the Stage 2 Examination Committee. At the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
On completion of this module students will have demonstrated knowledge of the foundations of health law and of the "Code of Conduct for Medical Practitioners: Good Medical practice" (the statement of the standard of conduct required of medical practitioners by the national professional registration board) and also of compliance with this Code (where appropriate). Students will also have demonstrated a foundational understanding of compassionate, ethical professional behaviour; the ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team accepting and providing leadership as appropriate; an understanding of the positive and negative personal impacts of a medical career and related concepts of stress; and the ability to observe discuss and reflect on individual experiences.
MDMP5221 Basic and Clinical Sciences 4

Credit points: 10 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Margot Day Session: Semester 2 Classes: Similar to Basic and Clinical Sciences 3 Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 Corequisites: MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Satisfactory performance in the Summative written papers and Summative practical exams in Anatomy and Pathology as determined by the Basic and Clinical Sciences Committee. Participation in Required Formative Assessments is compulsory. In addition at the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
See Basic and Clinical Sciences 3
MDMP5222 Patient and Doctor 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 2 Classes: Similar to Patient and Doctor 3. Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 Corequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Satisfactory performance in the Summative Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) as determined by the Patient and Doctor Theme. In addition, the Paediatrics Self-Directed Learning Project (SDP) is a formative assessment. Completion is compulsory. At the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
See Patient and Doctor 1
MDMP5223 Population Medicine 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Ivory and Professor Alexandra Barratt Session: Semester 2 Classes: Lectures and seminars Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 Corequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Students must satisfactorily complete a Barrier written assessment in Key Feature Question (KFQ) format at the end of Stage 2 and satisfactory performance in the Population Medicine components of the written assessment as determined by the Population Medicine Theme. In addition at the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In Stage 2 students will build on the principles learned in stage 1 to consider public health initiatives and community supports in specific populations, such as the elderly, children and adolescents, sexual and gender minorities, people with disabilities, cancer and mental health issues, rural and international populations. They will understand and describe the roles and relationships between health agencies and services, and explain the principles of efficient and equitable allocation of finite resources, to meet individual, community and national health needs.
MDMP5224 Personal and Professional Development 4

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stuart Lane Session: Semester 2 Classes: Similar to Personal and Professional Development 3 Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 Corequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Described in Personal and Professional Development 3. Note that students who miss more than 10% of tutorials in any Block of study may not be eligible to proceed to Stage 3 except by a specific decision of the Stage 2 Examination Committee. At the end of Stage 2, there will be a Barrier assessment that covers all units of study in Stages 1 and 2. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
See Personal and Professional Development 3.
MDMP5225 MD Project Development 2

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Rebekah Jenkin and Associate Professor David Bowen. Session: Semester 2 Classes: Lectures, seminars, tutorials, on-line learning tasks. Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 Assessment: This will comprise: (a) effective participation in small-group/tutorial learning sessions, (b) satisfactory completion of online learning tasks, (c) satisfactory completion of MD Milestones 2, 3 and 4, (d) satisfactory presentation of the MD Project by each student at a seminar, and (e) submission of a comprehensive project checklist and progress reports for a feasible and acceptable MD Project or Capstone. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Satisfactory completion of MDMP5125 is only required for 2016 and subsequent cohort students.
By the end of the course, students will be expected to have completed a comprehensive proposal for their MD Project or Capstone, endorsed by their Research Tutor, MD Coordinator and one of the Sub Deans (MD Research). The proposal will include consideration of ethics and the need for ethics approval. For the 2014 cohort students Milestones 2, 3 and 4 are project progress reports, one of which must include the project checklist and the appropriate ethics documentation. For students in the 2015 cohort onwards, Milestone 2 comprises an ethics statement that students must submit by the due date. For students in the 2015 cohort onwards, Milestone 3 includes the MD Project Checklist, which covers all information required by the University for the purposes of ensuring that the MD Project or Capstone complies with applicable University policy on research governance and the conduct of research. For students in the 2015 cohort only, completion of the University of Sydney Academic Honesty Education Module is also required by the end of Milestone 3. For all cohorts Milestone 4 is a progress report with a seminar presentation attended by all members of the student's MD Project Group. The seminar is assessed by the Research Tutor and one independent examiner. Students' performance must be graded as 'satisfactory' in all three Milestones in Stage 2 to progress to Stage 3.
MDMP5310 MD Project 3 Part 1

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Rebekah Jenkin and Associate Professor David Bowen. Session: Semester 1 Classes: Lectures, seminars, tutorials, on-line learning tasks. Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 and MDMP5225 Assessment: This will comprise: (a) effective participation in small-group/tutorial learning sessions, (b) satisfactory completion of online learning tasks, (c) satisfactory completion of MDáMilestone 5, and (d) satisfactory progress in their MD Project or Capstone. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Additional Prerequisite: Students in the 2016 and subsequent cohorts will also be required to have satisfactorily completed MDMP5125
By the end of the course, students will be expected to have completed a comprehensive proposal for their MD Project. At the start of the course, students will be asked to outline their previous research experience (if any). On the basis of this, they will be triaged to learn about a range of research methods used in medicine, with particular emphasis on the type of investigation that they choose for their MD Project. They will also gain an understanding of the principles of health and medical research ethics.
MDMP5316 Basic and Clinical Sciences 7

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Margot Day Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Submission of completed Clinical Attachment forms for each Core Block undertaken in Year 3. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals in the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5317 Patient and Doctor 7

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Bedside physical exam and rectal examination Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals in the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5318 Population Medicine 7

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Ivory and Professor Alexandra Barratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: 4xQuizzes (36%), 4xPrep Activities (36%), 4x Tutorial participation (19%), 1x1000wd Essay (or equivalent) (9%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
In Stage 3, students will apply their understanding of the principles of population medicine acquired in stages 1 and 2 to their clinical practice through interactions with patients. The program will allow them to consider the experience so their patients in the broader context of their lives and their communities and consider how an understanding of population medicine fosters patient-centered care and better management outcomes, especially in the context of chronic disease. Students will also have opportunities to practice public health based strategies such as needs analysis and pandemic responses.
MDMP5319 Personal and Professional Development 7

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stuart Lane Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Personal and Professional Development topic activities as specified in Year 3, participation in self and peer marking sessions, demonstration of ethical and professional behaviour including during the elective term. Attendance at all required formative assessments and Blocks. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals at the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5320 MD Project 3 Part 2

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Rebekah Jenkin and Associate Professor David Bowen. Session: Semester 2 Classes: Lectures, seminars, tutorials, on-line learning tasks. Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 and MDMP5225 and MDMP5310 Assessment: This will comprise: (a) effective participation in small-group/tutorial learning sessions, (b) satisfactory completion of online learning tasks, (c) satisfactory progress in their MD Project or Capstone, and (d) satisfactory completion of Milestone 6 - a satisfactory presentation of the MD Project or Capstone by each student at a seminar. Students will be required to give an oral presentation on their work to an audience comprising other medical students and staff. This seminar will be assessed by their Research Tutor and two independent examiners. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students' performance must be graded as 'satisfactory' in both Milestone 5 and 6 in Stage 3, Year 3 to progress to Stage 3, Year 4. Additional Prerequisite: Students in the 2016 and subsequent cohorts will also be required to have satisfactorily completed MDMP5125
By the end of the course, students will be expected to have completed a comprehensive proposal for their MD Project. At the start of the course, students will be asked to outline their previous research experience (if any). On the basis of this, they will be triaged to learn about a range of research methods used in medicine, with particular emphasis on the type of investigation that they choose for their MD Project. They will also gain an understanding of the principles of health and medical research ethics.
MDMP5331 Medicine Year 3

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term D (barrier) which will include components from Terms A,B,C&D. 100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Medicine Year Three is the first of two Medicine Blocks undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Core Block.
MDMP5333 Surgery

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term D for students in Year 3 which will include components from Terms A,B,C & D. Students in Year 4 will be assessed with an online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term I which will include components from Terms E,G,H & I. All Year 4 students will also undertake a written summative assessment for combined Surgery/ Critical Care Surgery at the end of Term I.100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Surgery is the Surgical Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Core Block.
MDMP5334 Critical Care

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term D for students in Year 3 which will include components from Terms A,B,C & D. Students in Year 4 will be assessed with an online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term I which will include components from Terms E,G,H & I. All Year 4 students will also undertake a written summative assessment for combined Surgery/ Critical Care Surgery at the end of Term I.100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Critical Care is the Critical Care Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Core Block.
MDMP5335 Community

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Narelle Shadbolt Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: In-Block assessments comprising 70% of total UoS mark including a written SBA summative assessment, a Shared Decision Making report, Assessing the Health of Communities presentation and report, Primary Care Areas of Priority cases - presentation and Practice supervisor report placement 1 and placement 2 . Community module in the Barrier exam will comprise 30% of the total Community mark and will contribute to the total Barrier score in Year 3/ Year 4 depending on the student's stream. 100% attendance at required learning activities. Practical field work: community placements Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Community is the Community Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Specialty Block.
MDMP5336 Psychological and Addiction Medicine

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Lisa Lampe Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School and other locations as advised Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: In-Block assessments comprising 70% of total UoS mark including an observed Long Case and a written SBA summative assessment.. In addition, the Psychological and Addiction Medicine module in the Barrier exam will comprise 30% of the total Psychological and Addiction Medicine mark and will contribute to the total Barrier score in Year 3/ Year 4 depending on the student's stream.100% attendance at all required learning activities is required. Practical field work: Clinical placements in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine treatment settings. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Psychological and Addiction Medicine is the Psychological and Addiction Medicine Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Specialty Block.
MDMP5337 Perinatal and Women's Health

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Kirsten Black and Dr Sean Seeho Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School or other locations as advised. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: In-Block assessments comprising 70% of total UoS mark including one written assignment , a written SBA summative assessment and an Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). In addition, the Perinatal and Women's Health module in the Barrier exam will comprise 30% of the total Perinatal and Women's Health mark and will contribute to the total Barrier score in Year 3/ Year 4 depending on the student's stream. 100% attendance at required learning activities is required. Practical field work: Undertaken at the student's assigned Clinical School or other locations as advised. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Perinatal and Women's Health is the Perinatal and Women's Health Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Specialty Block.
MDMP5338 Child and Adolescent Health

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Hasantha Gunasekera Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Classes: The Children's Hospital at Westmead, School of Rural Health and/or affiliated sites. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: In-Block assessments comprising 70% of total UoS mark including an Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), a written SBA summative assessment, and a short-answer Clinical Task Paper(CTP). In addition, the Child and Adolescent Health module in the Barrier exam will comprise 30% of the total Child and Adolescent Health mark and will contribute to the total Barrier score in Year 3/ Year 4 depending on the student's stream. 100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Child and Adolescent Health is the Child and Adolescent Health Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Specialty Block.
MDMP5341 Medicine Year 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term D (barrier) which will include components from terms A, B, C and D. 100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Medicine Year Three is the first of two Medicine Blocks undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Core Block.
MDMP5343 Surgery

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term D for students in Year 3 which will include components from Terms A, B, C and D. Students in Year 4 will be assessed with an online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term I which will include components from Terms E, G, H and I. All Year 4 students will also undertake a written summative assessment for combined Surgery/ Critical Care Surgery at the end of Term I. 100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Surgery is the Surgical Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Core Block.
MDMP5344 Critical Care

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term D for students in Year 3 which will include components from Terms A,B,C and D. Students in Year 4 will be assessed with an online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term I which will include components from terms e,g, H and I. All Year 4 students will also undertake a written summative assessment for combined Surgery/ Critical Care Surgery at the end of Term I. 100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Critical Care is the Critical Care Block undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a Core Block.
MDMP5408 Elective

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Kirsty Foster Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: undertaken in an environment approved by the clinical school associate dean or delegate. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: This unit will be assessed by the completion of a Pre-Elective Module, the development of personal learning goals, satisfactory completion of the on-line application (including safety protocol), satisfactory supervisor report and submission of an 'Elective Term Report' of approximately 1000 words at the end of the Elective Term Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Students must obtain written approval through the on-line system to undertake an Elective from the Electives academicat their Clinical School who has the role of advising, counselling and directing students in their applications and approving Electives.
The Elective Term offers students an opportunity to undertake supervised experience in a health related activity. This may be clinical work in hospital or community settings, research global health or health policy work locally, interstate or anywhere in the world. It is an opportunity to prepare for a particular career direction, explore different experiences or enhance skills in particular areas of a student's own choice. Students usually organise their own Elective Term placements but the Office for Global Health manages around 90 exchange placements for Elective students each year. If advice or assistance is needed students can contact the Electives academic at their Clinical Schools, Director of Electives or the Elective Administrative Officer.
MDMP5409 MD Elective

Credit points: 4 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Kirsty Foster Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken in an environment approved by the Clinical School Associate Dean or Delegate. Prerequisites: MDMP5221 and MDMP5222 and MDMP5223 and MDMP5224 and MDMP5225 Assessment: This unit will be assessed by the completion of a Pre-Elective Module, the development of personal learning goals, satisfactory completion of the on-line application (including Safety Protocol), satisfactory supervisor report and submission of an 'Elective Term Report' of approximately 1000 words at the end of the Elective Term. Mode of delivery: Field experience
Note: Students must obtain written approval through the on-line system to undertake an Elective from the Electives academic at their Clinical School who has the role of advising, counselling and directing students in their applications and approving Electives.
The Elective Term offers students an opportunity to undertake supervised experience in a health related activity. This may be clinical work in hospital or community settings, research global health or health policy work locally, interstate or anywhere in the world. It is an opportunity to prepare for a particular career direction, explore different experiences or enhance skills in particular areas of a student's own choice. Students usually organise their own Elective Term placements but the Office for Global Health manages around 90 exchange placements for Elective students each year If advice or assistance is needed students can contact the Electives academic at their Clinical Schools, Director of Electives or the Elective Administrative Officer.
MDMP5410 MD Project 4

Credit points: 4 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Rebekah Jenkin and Associate Professor David Bowen Session: Semester 1 Classes: Lectures, seminars, tutorials, on-line learning tasks.á Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 and MDMP5225 and MDMP5310 and MDMP5320 Assessment: This will comprise: (a) effective participation in small-group/tutorial learning sessions, (b) satisfactory completion of online learning tasks, (c) satisfactory completion of the final MDáProject or Capstone Report, and (d) attendance at the MD Research Conference Week activities. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Designated staff known as Research Tutors will monitor students' progress in accordance with scheduled milestones. Additional prerequisite: Students in the 2016 and subsequent cohorts will also be required to have satisfactorily completed MDMP5125
Students will undertake an approved, supervised research or capstone project culminating in a 2,500 word report in the form of an article suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. They will be monitored through regular progress reviews with their supervisors. In addition to the report, they may be required to give an oral presentation on their work to an audience comprising other medical students and staff.
MDMP5416 Basic and Clinical Sciences 8

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Margot Day Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5316 Assessment: Submission of completed Clinical Attachment forms for each Core Block undertaken in Year 4. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals in the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5417 Patient and Doctor 8

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5317 Assessment: Summative Long Case assessment, bedside physical exam, rectal exam and Ophthalmology logbook (RFA) due at the end of Term I (Stage 3, Year 4). Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals in the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5418 Population Medicine 8

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Ivory and Professor Alexandra Barratt Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school. Prerequisites: MDMP5318 Assessment: 2xQuizzes (22%), 2xPrep Activities (22%), 2x Tutorial participation (11%), 2x1000wd Essays (or equivalent) (45%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
In Stage 3, students will apply their understanding of the principles of population medicine acquired in stages 1 and 2 to their clinical practice through interactions with patients. The program will allow them to consider the experience so their patients in the broader context of their lives and their communities and consider how an understanding of population medicine fosters patient-centered care and better management outcomes, especially in the context of chronic disease. Students will also have opportunities to practice public health based strategies such as needs analysis and pandemic responses.
MDMP5419 Personal and Professional Development 8

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stuart Lane Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5319 Assessment: Personal and Professional Development topic activities as specified in Year 4, participation in self and peer marking sessions, demonstration of ethical and professional behaviour including during the elective term. Attendance at all required formative assessments and Blocks. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals at the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5425 Pre-Internship Term

Credit points: 4 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr James Edwards Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Various clinical schools. Prerequisites: All of (MDMP5316, MDMP5317, MDMP5318, MDMP5319, MDMP5409, MDMP5331, MDMP5432, MDMP5333, MDMP5334, MDMP5335, MDMP5336, MDMP5337, MDMP5338, MDMP5416, MDMP5417, MDMP5418, MDMP5419, MDMP5510) Assessment: Each student in the pre-internship phase will be responsible for his/her own learning, but with clear requirements for a final signing off at the end of Year 4. Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
The Pre-Internship Term aims to ease the transition to internship. Students are placed in locations by their Clinical Schools accredited by the Postgraduate Medical Council of New South Wales for intern training with programs modified to meet the special needs of final-stage students.
MDMP5426 Basic and Clinical Sciences 8

Credit points: 4 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Margot Day Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5316 Assessment: Submission of completed Clinical Attachment Forms for each Core Block undertaken in Year 4. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals in the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5427 Patient and Doctor 8

Credit points: 4 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: undertaken at the student's assigned clinical school Prerequisites: MDMP5317 Assessment: Summative Long Case Assessment, bedside physical exam, rectal exam and Ophthalmology Logbook (RFA) due at the end of Term I (Stage 3, Year 4). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Involves student attachments to the main medical and surgical ward services and associated ambulatory clinics in the teaching hospitals in the various clinical schools. Students will also have some experience in sub-specialty disciplines, such as Ear Nose and Throat and Ophthalmology. About half of each student's week will be spent directly involved in the clinical activities of the service to which they are attached. A progressive increase in clinical responsibility is expected over the total 32 weeks of these attachments.
MDMP5432 Medicine Year 4

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Semester 1,Semester 1a,Semester 1b,Semester 2,Semester 2a,Semester 2b Prerequisites: MDMP5331 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term I (barrier) which will include components from Terms E,G,H & I. 100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Medicine Year Four is the second of two Medicine Blocks undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a core block.
MDMP5435 Pre-Internship

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr James Edwards Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: various clinical schools. Prerequisites: All of (MDMP5316; MDMP5317; MDMP5318; MDMP5319; MDMP5419; MDMP5341; MDMP5442; MDMP5343; MDMP5344; MDMP5335; MDMP5336; MDMP5337; MDMP5338; MDMP5426; MDMP5427; MDMP5418; MDMP5419; MDMP5310; MDMP5320; MDMP5410) Assessment: Each student in the pre-internship phase will be responsible for his/her own learning, but with clear requirements for a final signing off at the end of Year 4. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The Pre-Internship Term aims to ease the transition to internship. Students are placed in locations by their Clinical Schools accredited by the Postgraduate Medical Council of New South Wales for intern training with programs modified to meet the special needs of final-stage students.
MDMP5442 Medicine Year 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Bernard Champion Session: Intensive May,Intensive October,Semester 1,Semester 2 Prerequisites: MDMP5341 Assessment: Online formative assessment (optional), followed by a written summative assessment at the end of Term I (barrier) which will include components from terms E, G, H and I. 100% attendance is required. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Medicine Year Four is the second of two Medicine Blocks undertaken by medical students enrolled in Stage 3 of the MD. This is a core block.
MDMP5510 MD Project

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Rebekah Jenkin and Associate Professor David Bowen. Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Lectures, seminars, tutorials, on-line learning tasks. Prerequisites: MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 and MDMP5225 Assessment: This will comprise: (a) effective participation in small-group/tutorial learning sessions, (b) satisfactory completion of online learning tasks, (c) satisfactory completion of MD Milestone 5, (d) satisfactory completion of Milestone 6: a satisfactory presentation of the MD Project or Capstone by each student at a seminar, and (e) satisfactory completion of the MD Project or Capstone Report. Students in the 2014 cohort are strong encouraged to complete the University of Sydney Academic Honesty Education Module online prior to submitting their final MD Project or Capstone report. Mode of delivery: Supervision
Students will undertake an approved, supervised research or capstone project culminating in a 2,500 word report in the form of an article suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. They will be monitored through regular progress reviews with their supervisors. In addition to the report, they may be required to give an oral presentation on their work to an audience comprising other medical students and staff.