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INTRODUCING OUR NEW WEBSITE
We are delighted to announce that our new website has been launched! Click the link in our bio and it will take you straight there!
Massive thank you to our awesome webmaster @bengraphy for doing a fantastic job!
Published on 11/03/22
we are officially a charity
We are delighted to announce that we are officially a Registered Charity 💫
We never expected that In2MedSchool would grow and develop this quickly and this is all thanks to the support of our fantastic volunteers 💕
What does this mean for us? Well hopefully we can use this as an opportunity to get more funding and expand further to help as many aspiring medics from disadvantaged backgrounds as possible!
Published on 19/02/22
IN THE NEWS:
IN2MEDSCHOOL: A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD FOR ASPIRING MEDICS
The Medical Defense Union (MDU) has published an article about the work of our Founder Brian Wang and the work of In2MedSchool.
You can check out the full article here: https://studentnotes.themdu.com/issue-archive/spring-2022/in2medschool-a-level-playing-field-for-aspiring-medics
Published on 19/01/22
a big THANK YOU TO
OUR IN2MEDSCHOOL FAMILY!
In just over 12 months, we have become one of the largest widening participation initiatives in the U.K., spanning across every medical school. Thank you Next Jump for opening your doors to our Directors and Officers, allowing us to come together from all over the U.K.
The fundamental belief of In2MedSchool is that all aspiring medics should be given an equal chance at applying to medical school. We now have 2,000 school students on our free 1:1 mentorship programme. We also continue to provide free resources and events!
If you’re a year 12/13 student who wants to learn more about Medicine or if you’re a medical student, doctor or any other healthcare professional who wants to get involved please sign up by following the link: https://linktr.ee/In2MedSchool
Published on 09/12/21
Research collaborative launch
We are delighted to announce our official Research Collaborative! This is a branch of our Ambassadors Division however, anyone involved in In2MedSchool can get involved with our research opportunities.
The only requirement is that you are registered as a Mentee or volunteer with us in any capacity! For more info, contact our Research Team.
Published on 04/12/21
healthcare leadership academy:
PROJECT AWARD WINNER 2021
We are delighted to announce that our Founder and Trustee, Brian Wang, has won the first place HLA Project Award.
Massive well done to Brian and the team on this fantastic achievement! Whether you’ve spoken at one our events over the last year, are a mentor with us, Regional Head, Officer, Director or Trustee, all of your hard work over the year has caused us to win this prize
Published on 15/11/21
AMBASSADORS PROGRAMME LAUNCH
We are excited to launch the new In2MedSchool Ambassadors Programme! Applying for medical school is not a straightforward process and obtaining the necessary work experience is part of this challenge.
Our Ambassadors are junior doctors committed to facilitating a 5-day work experience placement in hospitals and/or GP practices around the country.
To become an Ambassador, or to learn more about the programme, click here.
Published on 24/10/21
IN THE NEWS:
IMPERIAL GRADUATE LAUNCHES WIDENING PARTICIPATION SCHEME FOR ASPIRING MEDICS
Imperial College London has published an article about the work of our Founder Brian Wang and the work of In2MedSchool.
Check out the full article here:
Published on 23/09/21
A YEAR OF IN2MEDSCHOOL
Happy birthday to us! It’s officially one year since we first launched with our "In2MedSchool" name!
Thank you to everyone that has supported us over the last year. We hope you have all benefitted so far from the resources we have provided. Thank you to our amazing Committee, Officers, Sponsors, Mentors, Ambassadors etc! We appreciate each and everyone of you!
Massive thank you to Next Jump for hosting us on the day! This was the first time our National Committee members got to meet face to face.
Published on 17/09/21
PARTNERSHIP WITH MEDICS ACADEMY
We are delighted to announce that Medics Academy has decided to partner with us and help provide further training for everyone involved in In2MedSchool! They provide a wide variety of resources including short courses, training for teaching, global internships and MORE!
Please keep your eyes peeled for further updates.
Published on 14/06/21
TOM DONALDSON CHARITABLE TRUST GRANT 2021
We are proud to have partnered with Tom Donaldson Charitable Trust Foundation to provide 5x£100 grants for our Mentees.
These aim to support our Mentees in East Midlands region with any costs they may face, whether work experience related, to buy stationery or to support themselves with day-to-day costs. More details and the Application Form can be found here. Deadline: 31st May 2021.
The team is working hard to develop more opportunities - please watch this space! Find out more about Tom Donaldson Charitable Trust and the person who inspired its formation here.
Published on 22/04/21
IN2MEDSCHOOL TEAM WINS AT the london medical research conference 2021
We are extremely happy to report that three members of our Team - Anna Chiara Corriero, Lim Shan Ming and Rehaan Khokar have won the first prize of the delegate choice for Best Abstract at the London Medical Research Conference 2021 which took place this weekend! They presented work titled "Overcoming the disparities in medical school application: Evaluating free virtual events".
You can check out their presentation video. Congratulations team - absolutely amazing work!
Published on 22/02/21
INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH ALILIANCE
We are proud to announce that In2MedSchool joined the Inequalities in Health Alliance, a coalition of organisations with an interest in improving the health of the UK. The organisations have come together to campaign for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities - this coincides with what our work, which aims to diversify the future generations of doctors.
You can find out more information about this Alliance on the Royal College of Physicians website: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/inequalities-health-alliance
Published on 09/01/21
500 MENTEES MATCHED!
We are proud to have passed the mark of making 500 mentoring matches! We have received great feedback from all our Mentees so far and would like to thank all our Mentors for doing an amazing job - we could not support our Mentees without you!
Big thank you also extends to all of our amazing Regional Heads who have been working so hard over the last few months to achieve this. Thank you everyone for your continuous support!
Published on 17/12/20
IN2MEDSCHOOL WINS AT HLA CONFERENCE 2020
We are happy to announce that further to our members presenting at the Healthcare Leadership Academy Fourth Annual Conference, two members representing In2MedSchool team have won an oral presentation award! Gabriela Barzyk and Brian Wang presented an oral presentation titled "In2MedSchool: A student-led, national widening participation initiative for underprivileged pre-medics" at the conference which took place on the 21st and 22nd of November 2020.
Their presentation discussed details of setting up the scheme and our success to date. You can find out more information about the conference at the following website: https://www.medics.academy/courses/the-HLA-conference-2020
We would like to thank the entire team including Core Committee, Regional Heads and our Mentors for making this possible. Massive well done to Gabriela and Brian for such a fantastic accomplishment!
Published on 07/12/20
IN2MEDSCHOOL AT HLA CONFERENCE 2020
We are extremely happy to report that In2MedSchool continues to reach new milestones as five members of our team had the opportunity to present work relating to the programme at the national Healthcare Leadership Academy Fourth Annual Conference.
The event took place on the 21st and 22nd of November 2020, and aimed to provide inspiration, motivation and guidance to healthcare professionals and students who are passionate about leadership and innovation.
The conference delegates, made up of Mentors and Committee Members, had the chance to present data about the initiative, our Mentee demographics as well as our social media engagement at the time of abstract submission. The following work was presented:
Do Widening Participation Events actually improve diversity in medicine? - Charlotte Buttercase, Will Goodrum, Brian Wang
Utilising Social Media to Increase Engagement with Students Interested in Medicine from Disadvantaged Backgrounds - Myurri Lohesan
In2MedSchool: Supporting the Next Generation of Aspiring Medics - Gabriela Barzyk, Brian Wang
In2MedSchool: A student-led, national widening participation initiative for underprivileged pre-medics: Gabriela Barzyk, Brian Wang
When asked about his experience with Research, Will Goodrum talked about the benefit of getting involved with the data analysis, going on to say: “Mine and Charlotte’s work analysing the demographics and academic performance of our Mentees has provided an invaluable experience both to assess the extent to which In2MedSchool is achieving its aims and to showcase the research.”
Check out the posters below and find out more information about the conference at: https://www.medics.academy/courses/the-HLA-conference-2020
Huge congratulations to you all and thank you to everyone who was involved in the process!
Published on 22/11/20
IN2MEDSCHOOL WINS "MOST SUSTAINABLE PROJECT" AT NATIONAL WIDENING PARTICIPATION CONFERENCE 2020
We are happy to report that In2MedSchool has won the Most Sustainable Project award the National Widening Participation Conference 2020, organised by the Medical Schools Council (MSC) and supported by members of the National Medical Schools WP Forum!
The award is given to "a project that is well planned and has the potential to be effective in the long term", recognising that "the project is resourceful and appropriate for the current working environment". It was awarded to a poster presented by Brian Wang and Gabriela Barzyk, titled In2MedSchool – Supporting the Next Generation of Aspiring Medics, which looked at setting up the scheme, success to date and our Mentee population.
The conference took place between 16th-21st of November 2020, with variety of events offered to share insights into widening participation and WP work, research, teaching.
You can check out the winning poster and find out more information about the conference at: https://nms-wpconference.co.uk/
We are very proud to be recognised in this way. Thank you to the conference team and a massive well done In2MedSchool team!!!
Published on 22/11/20
IN2MEDSCHOOL AT NATIONAL WIDENING PARTICIPATION CONFERENCE 2020
We are incredibly proud of five representatives of In2MedSchool who have had their abstracts accepted for the National Widening Participation Conference 2020, organised by the Medical Schools Council (MSC) and supported by members of the National Medical Schools WP Forum! The conference is taking place between 16th-21st of November 2020 with variety of events offered to share insights into widening participation and WP work, research, teaching.
The following posters are being presented:
Usefulness of a Virtual BMAT Event - Anna Chiara Corriero, Shan Ming Lim & Rehaan Khokar
In2MedSchool – Supporting the Next Generation of Aspiring Medics - Gabriela Barzyk & Brian Wang
You can check out the posters below and find out more information about the conference at: https://nms-wpconference.co.uk/
Massive well done from the entire In2MedSchool Team!
Published on 17/11/20
1500 MENTORS SIGNED UP FOR IN2MEDSCHOOL!
We are proud to have recruited 1500 mentors as of today. We want to thank you all for your continuous support!
Published on 02/10/20