Our fifth presentation of the academic year will be held on Thursday, November 20th at 7pm in Tutorial Room 1.

We would like to welcome Professor S. Sreenan from the department of Endocrinology. He will be discussing one of his papers: “Increased beta-cell proliferation and reduced mass before diabetes onset in the non-obese diabetic mouse.”

Be sure to attend what what promises to be a very interesting and informative evening. As always, there will be refreshments and food served afterwards.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Our fourth presentation of the academic year will be held on Thursday, November 6th at 7pm in Tutorial Room 1.

We would like to welcome Professor A. Hill from the department of Surgery. He will be discussing one of his papers: “Is there a requirement for axillary lymph node dissection following identification of micro-metastasis or isolated tumour cells at sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer?”

Be sure to attend what what promises to be an interesting and informative evening. There will be refreshments and food served afterwards.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The paper can be downloaded from the following link: The Surgeon 2012 [10].

 

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Our second presentation of the academic year will be held on Thursday, October 9th at 7pm in Tutorial Room 1.

We would like to welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Mark Murphy from the department of General Practice. He will be discussing the paper: “Termination of pregnancy: Attitudes and clinical experiences of Irish GPs and GPs-in-training.”

Attend what promises to be an informative and intellectual evening. And as always, there will be refreshments served afterwards. We look forward to seeing you there!

The paper can be downloaded from the following link: European Journal of General Practice 2012.

 

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The RCSIsmj is proud to announce the return of our Journal Club.

Our first presentation of the academic year will be held on Thursday, September 25th at 7pm in Tutorial Room 2/3.

We would like to welcome our first guest speaker, Dr. Patrick Dicker from the department of Epidemiology and Public Health. He will be discussing the paper: “Optimizing the definition of intrauterine growth restriction: the multicenter prospective PORTO Study.”

Attend what promises to be an intellectually stimulating and fulfilling evening. As always, there will be food served afterwards. We look forward to seeing you all there!

 

The paper can be downloaded from the following link: Unterscheider et al 2013[1]

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Applications for the 2014-2015 RCSIsmj staff are now open! We are recruiting for the following positions (please click each title to download the application form):

Detailed descriptions of each position can be found here.

Please complete the application form and send to editorsmj@rcsi.ie

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Monday April 14th, 2014

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

We would like to thank everyone for their support throughout the year. The SMJ has held many successful events and it is finally time for the launch of the 7th edition of the RCSI Student Medical Journal. This event will be taking place on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 in the Albert Lecture Theatre. The launch will also feature a brief debate pertaining to next year’s ethics competition on the ethics of organ donation in the developing world. Refreshments and a reception will follow the event.

Many thanks,
The RCSIsmj Staff.

Come join us for the final journal club meeting of the semester! We have received a fantastic response over the previous journal club meetings so be sure to join us this Thursday, 6th March at 7pm in Tutorial room 4 at the SSG campus.
Dr. Mary Aiken will be discussing “The Psychology of Cyberchondria and ‘Cyberchondria by Proxy’.” It promises to be a very interesting session and we look forward to having you there. As usual, refreshments will be provided after the talk.

Students from all years are invited to attend.

-The RCSI Student Medical Journal

Click here to download the paper: Aiken – The Psychology of Cyberchondria and ‘Cyberchondria by Proxy

 

Join us this Thursday, February 6th  at 6pm in TR1 at the SSG campus to hear Prof Fergal O’Brien speaking about his research in stem cell-mediated bone formation. The journal club meetings have been very successful thus far, students from all years are welcome to attend!

See you  Thursday! As usual, refreshments will be served after the talk.

*Please note that this week’s meeting is scheduled for 6pm instead of the usual time of 7pm

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