Secrets of Success: Getting into Foundation Training is written for medical students applying to the UK Foundation Programme and is specifically intended to guide applicants through all stages of the online process. Getting into Foundation Training offers effective strategies and techniques to help you tackle the application form, and provides detailed guidance on individual questions from real application forms to help maximize your chances of obtaining a competitive Foundation Programme rotation.
Getting into Foundation Training is designed to become a personalized workbook as the reader progresses through the application process, and is a must-have on every medical student's reading list.
Table of Contents
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1. The Foundation Programme - Mark J Portou
2. A guide to the UK Foundation schools - Mark J Portou
3. The application process for the Foundation Programme - Mark J Portou, Manoj Ramachandran, and Marc A Gladman
4. Creating a winning application - Marc A Gladman, Manoj Ramachandran, and Mark J Portou
5. Educational achievements - Elena Nikiphorou
6. Non-academic achievements - Mark J Portou, Manoj Ramachandran, and Marc A Gladman
7. Coping under pressure - Sukhjinder Nijjer and Jasdeep Gill
8. Prioritization - Shondipon K Laha, Marc A Gladman, and Manoj Ramachandran
9. Team working and leadership - Shalini Kawar and Manoj Ramachandran
10. Professional integrity - Philip J Smith
11. The patient as the central focus of care - Mark J Portou, Manoj Ramachandran, and Marc A Gladman
12. Teaching, learning, audit, and research - Jasdeep Gill
13. The curriculum vitae - Philip J Smith and Manoj Ramachandran
Appendix: Person specification for entry to the Foundation Programme
Marc A Gladman PhD, MRCOG, MRCS(Eng), FRCS(Gen Surg)
UKCRC Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, Centre for Academic Surgery,
ST2 in Surgery-in-General,
This book is timely and is an effort to help students applying for their F1 and F2 positions. This is a useful little book which can be recommended to senior students preparing for this all-important application.
Ulster Medical Journal, 2009; 78(3)