- Aberdeen Dental Society
- Aberdeen DermSoc
- Aberdeen GP Society
- Aberdeen HeartStart
- Aberdeen Marrow
- Aberdeen Medic Outreach Society
- Aberdeen Medical Humanities Society
- Aberdeen Medical Women's Association
- Aberdeen Medics Badminton Club
- Aberdeen Medics Basketball Club
- Aberdeen Medics Football Club
- Aberdeen Medics Netball Team
- Aberdeen Medics Rugby Football Club
- Aberdeen Medics Volleyball Club
- Aberdeen MedTech
- Aberdeen Musical Medics Society (AMMS)
- Aberdeen Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society
- Aberdeen Sports and Exercise Medicine Society
- Aberdeen Student Society for Academic Medicine (ASSAM)
- Aberdeen University Anaesthetics Society
- Aberdeen University Medic Hockey Club
- Aberdeen University Medics Tennis Club
- Aberdeen University Paediatric Society (AUPS)
- Aberdeen University Singaporean and Malaysian Society
- Aberdeen Sustainable Medicine Society
- Acute, Critical and Emergency Care Society
- Black Medics Scotland Aberdeen
- British Medical Association Society
- Christian Medical Fellowship
- Endocrinology and Diabetes
- Foresterhill Muslim Students Association (FHMSA - A subcommittee of Aberdeen University Muslim Students Association)
- Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières Aberdeen
- Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society
- Geriatric Medicine Student Society
- GradSoc 2023
- GradSoc 2024
- Immunology & Infectious Diseases Society
- InterProfessional Education (IPE) Society
- Medical Genetics: Aberdeen
- Peer Assisted Learning (PALS)
- Sensory Awareness Society
- Sexpression Aberdeen
- Students for Global Health Aberdeen
- Student MedAID Aberdeen
- Teddy Bear Hospital
- The Ogston Surgical Society
- The Orthopaedic Surgery and Rheumatology Society (THOR)
- University of Aberdeen Aviation and Space Medicine Society
- University of Aberdeen Cardiovascular Society
- University of Aberdeen Medical Society
- University of Aberdeen Neurological & Neurosurgical Society
- University of Aberdeen Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society
- University of Aberdeen Plastics, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgical Society (APRASS)
- University of Aberdeen Psychiatry Society
- University of Aberdeen Renal and Urology Society (UoARUS)
- Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Society
Aberdeen Dental Society
We are a student run society for students and staff of the Institute of Dentistry.
Integrate BDS students with the wider Aberdeen University students.
Organise society social/educational events that are more inclusive of students and staff of the dental school.
Aberdeen DermSoc aims to widen student knowledge of dermatology and promote interest in dermatological careers.
Dermatology at the University of Aberdeen forms only a small part of our curriculum, with approximately 2 weeks designated to the speciality. Our society believes students could benefit from further exposure to the field and aims to achieve this through talks and tutorials pertaining to dermatology.
Aberdeen GP Society
Aberdeen GP Society aims to promote general practice as a career to medical students, providing talks and practical events throughout the year.
If you are interested in breadth of knowledge and lifelong learning in many branches of medicine, General Practice could be for you. The GP Society aims to provide you with talks and practical events lead by experienced and knowledgeable GP’s, so you can have some prior knowledge of the career to help you decide if General Practice is for you.
- WEB: aberdeengpsociety.webs.com
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
A student run society involved in teaching school pupils some basic life support
HeartStart is an exciting student run society which allows members to teach basic first aid to school pupils. We teach pupils in the Aberdeen area and want to promote the importance and practice of safe and effective basic life support.
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
We are a pioneering student charity who find matches for blood cancer patients needing a lifesaving transplant
We are Aberdeen Marrow, a pretty special bunch of students who help save the lives of people with blood cancer. We are part of a student network of over 40 UK universities and 7 abroad that volunteers for the charity Anthony Nolan. Their vision is, ultimately, to save the lives of everyone who needs a bone marrow or stem transplant. In order to achieve this, Aberdeen Marrow helps to find bone marrow and stem cell donors for those in need of a transplant and raise precious funds for the vital work of Anthony Nolan!
- WEB: http://facebook.com/aberdeenmarrow @MarrowAberdeen - Twitter
Aberdeen Medic Outreach Society
AMOS aims to widen access to medical school and consequently the medical profession
The Aberdeen Medic Outreach Society aims to widen access to medical school by providing support and opportunities for high school students when applying to and entering medical school.
- WEB: www.facebook.com/Aberdeen-Medic-Outreach-Society-1452595324767841/
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberdeen Medical Humanities Society
A society that showcases the rigour and beauty of medicine through works of art, literature, music and history.
As future doctors, we believe in improving the quality of life through proficient health management. We have chosen to pursue a career in one of the hardest, most emotionally complex professions. This Society is a place for you to explore the intricate meaning of medicine: the place it holds in history, the unique and unifying experiences of generations of doctors and, most importantly, the value it has to patients past, present, and future.
Aberdeen Medical Women’s Association
The mission of AMWA is to promote female leadership and empower women to achieve their professional ambitions within medicine and academic research.
We aim to achieve this through holding career-focused events and workshops for members to learn new skills, create personal and professional connections through an established mentorship programme and small group meetings to allow members to discuss and share opportunities and challenges. Overall, AMWA hopes to promote female leadership and to overturn gender stereotypes and achieve equality in the workplace, especially in surgery and academic medicine.
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
Aberdeen Medics Badminton Club
Medics Badminton Club for all levels and abilities
Aberdeen Medics Badminton Society is a fun, relaxed society where everyone from beginners to experts can come along to participate. Each session has free time and organised games. Each year we send a team to SNIMS.
Aberdeen Medics Basketball Club
Aberdeen Medics Basketball Club
The Medics basketball club offers a great opportunity for those of all skill levels to play some basketball in a relaxed and fun environment. Everyone is welcome; those who’d like to try something new, those who’ve played for years and everything in between. Weekly sessions will be held at ASV and after 18 months of lockdown various fun socials throughout the term will be much appreciated to get to know everyone better off the court.
Aberdeen Medics Football Club
Founded by medical students for all medical science students, we marry the social and competitive sides of football that prioritise good attitude and a sense of humour.
We are the only medical sports team to compete against other university teams in the BUCS league. We also take part against other medical schools in the annual SNIMS (which we won this year 2016-17) and NAMS events. We also focus on the social side, regularly hosting 7s matches at ASV as well as regular socials throughout the year (both are a crucial part of AUMFC).
All are welcome, so come along to our trials and see how you get on!
Aberdeen Medics Netball Team
A fun and sociable recreational netball team for Aberdeen’s Medical Students
Medic’s Netball is a recreational netball team open to all medical students of any ability, at Aberdeen University. Throughout the year we hold various training sessions and organise friendly matched with various local teams. By joining our society you will be invited to attend some of the best social and sporting events of the year, including SNIMS and Medic Sports Ball. The club will enable you to meet other students with similar interests whilst also giving you the opportunity to improve both your fitness and netball skills.
Aberdeen Medics Rugby Football Club
A rugby team within the medical school welcoming to members from all backgrounds.
The AMRFC is a rugby club affiliated with the university and medical school who play in the SRU Caledonia leagues at weekends. We offer a high standard of rugby with regular training sessions and social events. Both player membership and social membership is available. As well as yearly competition in the Scottish and Northern Irish Medical Schools competition (SNIMS), charity fundraising events and tours, we hope to offer our members a close group of friends who will support them through university and beyond. Regardless of rugby experience and university course, you will be welcomed into the AMRFC with open arms.
- WEB: www.facebook.com/ABZMRFC
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberdeen Medics Volleyball Club
Fun, energetic and relaxed.
Do you fancy a laugh? Do you fancy a good time? Do you fancy a chilled sport? Then volleyball is the society for you! We are a light-hearted, fun team always looking to recruit new members - we welcome people of all abilities and this is a great way to relax from the university curriculum. We meet fortnightly for training and have socials throughout the year – things are of course different for the club this year but as soon as circumstances allow we can’t wait to come back! Search us on Facebook for more - ‘Aberdeen Medics Volleyball Club’.
Aberdeen MedTech strives to raise awareness of the role of technology in health care amongst medical students.
As a society, we aim to create a space for medical students to familiarize themselves with the technologies that could transform the practice of medicine. As such, our events will include talks from clinicians, engineers and entrepreneurs that have contributed to MedTech innovation. Moreover, data analysis is the cornerstone of medical research and coding is becoming a critical skill in various disciplines. Therefore, we also aim to provide students with the fundamental knowledge in these areas through the organisation of practical workshops. Through this, we strive to equip students with the tools to keep up with the increasingly digitised landscape of medicine.
Aberdeen Musical Medics Society (AMMS)
Student led musical society with instrumental groups including an orchestra, choir, jazz and trad groups.
The musical medics society is a non-auditioning society for medical students of all standards of musical ability to play together in a social and inclusive setting. We run an orchestra and multiple ensembles with the option for smaller groups and soloists to perform with us at our annual Christmas charity concert. Rehearsals are arranged around our busy schedules and run weekly from the start of the year in September until the concert in December. Throughout the year we also have regular socials and post rehearsal pub trips! Whatever you play we’ve got space for you.
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChRITb0X56RQ8NxsKLsR5tA/
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
Aberdeen Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society
Enrich student knowledge of reproductive and genitourinary medicine and promote a career in obstetrics and gynaecology to medical students.
The society offers an insight into the care of the pregnant woman and management of diseases specific to women and sexual health. We aim to promote a career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Genitourinary medicine through talks and workshops. The society hopes to engage students through a range of educational opportunities from revision seminars and clinical skills practice to student debates. We hope to increase awareness of global matters such as period poverty and female genital mutilation through talks by specialists. In addition, we will fundraise for charities that help protect vulnerable women and support those locally in Aberdeen who have suffered a miscarriage. Be part of a society that will engage its students at all levels, providing knowledge about sub-specialities, research and electives. The society is affiliated with the British Undergraduate Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. We welcome students at all levels of medical school to come along, meet the committee and enjoy the range of activities we can offer you as an undergraduate.
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberdeen Singaporean and Malaysian Society
Creating a family for Singaporeans and Malaysians in Aberdeen
Aberdeen University Singaporean and Malaysian Medical Society is a student-led club bringing together Singaporeans and Malaysians living away from home. We hope to build a community of familiarity, support and encouragement to help see you through your entire journey here. Whether it be celebrating cultural festivals together, getting advice from seniors or just to be near a familiar accent, we want to be there for you lah! So come join us for a little bit of home right here in Aberdeen.
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
Aberdeen Sustainable Medicine Society
A society set up to raise awareness of sustainable medicine.
The NHS has a goal of net zero by 2040 to achieve this it is vital that everyone works together which includes future doctors learning about how they can be sustainable in their practices. This society is set up to educate and raise awareness on sustainability in the healthcare environment. Through teaching events and carrying out the international planetary health report card which helps us to understand how our medical school could be more environmentally friendly.
Aberdeen Sports and Exercise Medicine Society
Inter-university society for healthcare students and professionals interested in Sports & Exercise Medicine (SEMS)
Inter-university society (between RGU and the University of Aberdeen) raising awareness of Sports & Exercise Medicine. This is a newfound healthcare speciality recognised in 2005 by the NHS. We aim to hold regular events including; evening talks from visiting healthcare specialists on SEM topics, providing students with an opportunity to gain relevant work experience, share knowledge and experiences and provide an avenue to conferences/courses/journals. JOIN TO FIND OUT MORE!
This year we have won a bid to host the annual undergraduate SEMs conference in Edinburgh (this is the first time it has been in Scotland). This adds extra work for the committee so we are looking to recruit more members and committee members.
- WEB: www.aberdeensems.wix.com/asems
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberdeen Student Society for Academic Medicine (ASSAM)
Aberdeen Student Society for Academic Medicine (ASSAM) fosters interest in medical research amongst undergraduate medical students
The aims of our society are to inspire medical students to pursue a career in academia and highlight the importance of basic research skills and critical appraisal in every day clinical practice. Our activities include monthly journal club meetings, public engagement events, and various evenings aimed at preparation for academic foundation program applications. Our society is also evolving to integrate academically themed dentistry events.
The key event in our calendar is the Academic Careers Evening, where talks are delivered by accomplished clinical academics from a diverse range of specialties. A high-profile speaker delivers the keynote lecture.
- WEB: www.assam.nsamr.org
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
Aberdeen University Anaesthetics Society
We aim to promote interest in the specialty of Anaesthetics
Aberdeen University Anaesthetics Society is a student run society that will organise events throughout the year for those interested in anaesthetics. The society aims to run themed lecture evenings, delivered by experts in the field as well as offering career and CV building advice.
There will also be opportunities for additional training and demonstration of anaesthetic procedures and equipment.
Aberdeen University Medic Hockey Club
A fun mixed-gender hockey club for Aberdeen’s Medical Students
We are a mixed-gender recreational hockey club open to medical students of all abilities. We have over 50 regularly playing members that meet on a semi-regular basis to train for events including matches against the OCT, other university medic teams, ‘Doctors vs. Medics’, 5th years vs. the rest’ and SNIMS. We also have social events throughout the year such as the Medics Sports Ball and our Christmas Social. This club is a great opportunity to keep active and meet other like-minded medical students.
- WEB: ‘Aberdeen Medics Hockey Club’ – accessed via Facebook
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberdeen University Medics Tennis Club
Enriching the experience of tennis for medical students.
Here at Aberdeen University Medic Tennis Club we offer a friendly environment to relax and play tennis. We understand that the past year has been difficult for all and we appreciate the importance of having fun at university. This is why we will have a focus on enhancing the social side of the club and make it a memorable experience whilst still playing competitive tennis. Regardless of if you are swinging the racket for the first time or are a seasoned ATP Tour professional, we will accommodate. We look forward to seeing you.
- WEB: TBC
- EMAIL: TBC
Aberdeen University Paediatric Society (AUPS)
Aberdeen University Paediatrics Society (AUPS) is a group of medical students interested in paediatrics and child health. We hope to encourage other medical and PA students to explore this specialty.
Aberdeen University Paediatric Society is the student society for all things paediatric medicine!
We offer a variety of different opportunities to support and promote child health, such as volunteering in the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and teaching paediatric first aid in the community. We also provide insight into the unique and hugely rewarding medical speciality of Paediatrics and host educational events throughout the year. All the while, we fundraise for amazing local childrens’ charities in any way can – from baking to bucketing – and have lots of fun and laughs helping to make poorly children and their families smile too.
Save a Life with AUPS teaches Save a Baby and Child’s Life workshops in the community.
- WEB: www.aupsoc.wixsite.com/aups
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
Acute, Critical and Emergency Care Society
ACES is a society aimed at sparking interest in all things acute, critical and emergency medicine!
ACES is an exciting society for anyone with an interest in acute and emergency medicine! Throughout the year we run plenty of fun and stimulating sessions including practical simulation sessions, clinical case-based discussion sessions and lots more too! We also have an opportunity for you to volunteer in the emergency department or AMIA! We can’t wait to welcome you to be a part of ACES this year!
- WEB: www.facebook.com/AberdeenACES
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Medics Scotland Aberdeen
Black Medics Scotland (BMS) Aberdeen is a UK based organisation (charity) set up to tackle the under-representation of African-Caribbean people within the British medical profession.
Black Medics Scotland (BMS) Aberdeen is a UK based organisation (charity) set up to tackle the under-representation of African-Caribbean people within the British medical profession. We also aim to provide a network for black medical students and doctors, as well as mentor and offer assistance to black students interested in studying medicine.
- WEB: www.instagram.com/bmsaberdeen/
- E-MAIL: aberdeenBMS@outlook.com
British Medical Association Society
The BMA is the trade union representing Doctors and Medical Students in the UK. This society encourages participation in the organisation, and gives medical students a voice for change.
Are you a medical student? Are you interested in medical politics? Do you have specific issues with the way your medical degree is handled? If so, consider joining the BMA. The BMA is the trade union that represents doctors and medical students across the UK. We give you support, a voice, and a platform. Sometimes, we even give you pizza. Membership of this society is free to any student BMA member.
A society for medical and PA students that are interested in haematology and oncology
CHaemO is the student oncology and haematology society at the University of Aberdeen. Our society aims to promote cancer awareness, as well as provide information about the specialties of oncology and haematology and relevent academic research. We host educational lectures at the University of Aberdeen, as well as carry out revision sessions, host charity events at the Suttie Centre and carry out public engagement projects to promote healthier lifestyles and minimise onco-promoting habits within the student population. We also organise events promoting careers in these specialities.
- WEB: http://www.chaemo.co.uk/
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
Christian Medical Fellowship
Uniting and Equipping Christian Medical Students and Doctors
Connect & Grow, Speak & Serve
The Christian Medical Fellowship unites and equips Christian medical students, doctors and nurses to live and speak for Jesus Christ. We regularly meet to encourage one and other over a meal.
Endocrinology and Diabetes
Promoting interest and education of a specialty that deals with one of the most globally prevalent diseases as well as all other glands and their respective hormones
Unlike may other specialities, Endocrinology has rapidly increased in demand, with 1 in 11 people worldwide estimated to suffer from diabetes. The endocrine system in the most important system within our body with functions ranging from controlling mood to growth and development. Endocrinology is dynamic with research ranging from transgender medicine to thyroid cancer. Our society aims to bring exciting insight with topical debates, podcasts, career talks, guest lectures by innovative UK researchers and patient with rare conditions. We also conduct revision workshops and fundraise for local charities. Are you ready to join our society to benefit the world?
Foresterhill Muslim Students Association (FHMSA - A subcommittee of Aberdeen University Muslim Students Association)
Providing Muslim Students with representation and support on the Foresterhill Campus, involving the entire population based at Foresterhill.
We aim to provide academic and spiritual support for Muslim students at Foresterhill campus. However, we welcome all students to our events.
This subcommittee is created to allow students in Foresterhill to participate with the longstanding and reputable faith-based society, AUMSA. Our events include fundraising, charity week, revision lectures, seminars and ethical debates.
Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières Aberdeen
We are passionate for the humanitarian work of Médecins Sans Frontières Aberdeen, and we support them through fundraising and raising awareness in addition to our variety of fun and social events!
At Aberdeen FoMSF, we support the work of Médecins Sans Frontières by fundraising and raising awareness for the humanitarian work MSF carry out. We as a student society are also passionate for highlighting topics related to the work MSF do such as health inequality and conflict. From fun socials, guest speakers, to our online shop, and much more, there are many ways to get involved! There’s a wide variety of students you can meet, and we welcome anyone with a passion for MSF and their ethos with warm open arms!
- WEB: linktr.ee/friendsofmsf_abdn
- EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society
This society is for people interested in both the medical and surgical careers you can peruse in gastroenterology.
Our society aims to promote Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Unsure of whether you want to go into medicine or surgery? Well our society caters to both these fields and will host many events showing the diverse nature of the specialists. You don't need to make your mind up straight away! We will be hosting numerous events throughout the year, consolidating knowledge learnt in class as well as helping you out when it comes to revision and exams. We like to say "what goes in must come out", as we will teach you about everything that happens in between!
- E-MAIL: email@example.com
Geriatric Medicine Student Society (GEMSS)
The main aim of GEMSS is to promote elderly medicine as a specialty to medical students.
We aim to give students experience and training in some of the practical skills required in care of elderly individuals that are not otherwise emphasised in undergraduate teaching. We combine this with activities that make a small difference to elderly patients in hospital, such as our popular student volunteering scheme. In early 2021 we began our first charitable campaign, collecting tiny hats for the Innocent Big Knit to raise money for Age UK.
- WEB: aberdeengemss.wordpress.com
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Social and fundraising society for the Medical School Class of 2023
We aim to bring you the best Halfway and Grad Ball possible. We hope our events and fundraising activities will bring our year together so we can have the best time at the University of Aberdeen Medical School.
Social and Fundraising society for the Medical School Class of 2024
We aim to bring the class of 2024 the best Halfway and Grad Ball possible! We hope our events and fundraising activities will bring our year together so we can have a memorable time at the University of Aberdeen Medical School.
Immunology & Infectious Diseases Society
A society aimed at increasing knowledge of immunological conditions, infectious diseases and promoting careers within these specialities.
The aim of the Immunology & Infectious Diseases Society is promote a career within immunology and infectious disease based specialities. We aim to provide educational events to consolidate knowledge for exams, organise careers talks and host a variety of talks related to the most current research! Furthermore, we plan to fundraise for charities aimed at supporting those with autoimmune diseases and promoting research for these conditions.
- EMAIL: email@example.com
- WEB: https://linktr.ee/auiids
Peer Assisted Learning (PALS)
Medical School Peer Assisted Learning Scheme
To enhance and enrich current medical education with high quality student-led tutorials, mentorships and activities.
Sensory Awareness Society
Raise awareness and money for charities that aid people with sensory impairment, and provide skills and training to aid medical students in practice.
The Sensory Awareness Society aims to raise awareness about the challenges faced by sensory impaired individuals. We support North-East Sensory Services and Guide Dogs, two amazing local charities. We also offer sensory awareness training, in partnership with North-East Sensory Services, and British Sign Language Workshops. These are great opportunities to enhance your skillset, especially if you intend to work in healthcare, and learn how to support sensory impaired individuals. Through our society, you will also have the opportunity to visit guide dogs in training, attend seminars, fundraising events and socials!
Empowering young people to make informed decisions about their sexual health
Sexpression Aberdeen is part of a network of students based in Aberdeen, who have an interest in education and sexual and reproductive health. We run workshops in schools teaching sex-ed as well as topics such as consent and LGBT issues. We also run talks, discussions and training sessions for other students and promote sexual health and awareness on campus.
- WEB: Sexpressionaberdeen.webs.com
- E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students for Global Health Aberdeen
"Students for Global Health (SfGH) is a student-led registered charity which aims to tackle health and social inequalities at global and local level, via education, advocacy and community action.
There are so many aspects of global health to get involved in; such as climate change, women and reproductive rights, mental health, international human rights - and many more!
We work within a larger international organisation, International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA) which provides unique opportunities to both medical and non-medical students ranging from research opportunities, community projects and conference attendances around the globe.
We hope to have a strong social media presence to continue to raise awareness about our society and relevant Global Health issues."
- Website - studentsforglobalhealth.org
- Instagram - @sfgh_aberdeen
- Twitter - @sfgh_aberdeen
- E- MAIL: email@example.com
Student MedAID Aberdeen
Tackling worldwide health disparities by redistributing medical equipment, which promotes sustainability, reduces wastage, and meets essential medical needs globally.
Student MedAID Aberdeen is a charity society which coordinates redistribution of excess medical equipment to settings where it is most needed abroad. The pandemic has highlighted the stark contrast between wastage in the NHS and the necessity for such equipment in healthcare settings abroad. Student MedAID is part of a nation-wide network which aims to bridge this gap while increasing sustainability and promoting global equity. Despite starting in the midst of the pandemic, we have coordinated numerous donations of equipment that would otherwise have gone to waste.
- E- MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teddy Bear Hospital
Teddy Bear Hospital makes at trip to the doctor seem less scary for children!
TBH is an international project which aims to educate children and introduce them to the healthcare setting in an enjoyable way attempting to reduce fear and anxiety of healthcare environments, professional and procedures. At Aberdeen we operate as a project under Medsin but we also work independently as a society. We visit primary schools on a regular basis running workshops. You will be given training on all the workshops we run (object, game, consultation, operation...) as well as up to date child protection training! So keep a look out for training days and join us!
The Ogston Surgical Society
A society which aims to provide medical undergraduates and PA’s with the skills and knowledge to consider a career in surgery.
Inspired by the work of Sir Alexander Ogston, this society is founded on the principle of providing additional surgical experience to medical and PA students. We aim to promote and foster an interest in surgery through regular teaching events, practical skills workshops and various talks throughout the year, ensuring we offer an insight into the different surgical specialties available along the way. We are an inclusive society who welcome all students, regardless of interest, level and ability. We also aim to promote equality and diversity in the field of surgery and demonstrate that no matter your background or difference, surgery is a viable career option for any medical student.
- WEB: https://www.ogstonsurgsoc.co.uk
- E-MAIL: Ogstonmedia@gmail.com
The Orthopaedic Surgery and Rheumatology Society (THOR)
Promoting exposure and career in orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal medicine.
We are a group of like-minded individuals with an interest in Orthopaedic surgery or rheumatology. Our society aims to promote these specialties through our range of programmes including lectures, workshops, podcast, teaching opportunities and mentoring scheme. These events will give you a taste of what the specialty entails as well as providing opportunities for medical students to expand their network and to enhance their CV. So what are you waiting for ?
Aberdeen Society for Careers in Ear Nose and Throat (ASCENT)
A society which aims to promote careers in otorhinolaryngology.
The aim of The Society of Otorhinolaryngology is to generate interest in a career in otorhinolaryngology (ASENT) for medical students. We hope to have regular events throughout the academic year to allow students to practice and improve at all thing’s ENT
- EMAIL: email@example.com
University of Aberdeen Aviation and Space Medicine Society
Promoting space medicine research and expanding the horizons of medical students in Aberdeen.
The Society aims to shed light on this niche area of medicine, turning all the physiological principles you thought you understood upside down as you consider what happens to the human body as you manipulate the gravitational forces it’s put under. Come along and listen to our experts talk about their work, you might just learn something new and interesting! We’ll be hosting talks from aerospace medicine experts all over the world, as well as a monthly journal club and a virtual student conference!
University of Aberdeen Cardiovascular Society
A society for people interested in psychiatry as a profession, increasing psychiatric knowledge and skills or for those passionate about issues surrounding mental health.
The aims of this society are to: deliver academic psychiatry seminars and literature discussion groups for medical students; collaborate with other student societies in addition to student support for the purpose of promoting the specialty of psychiatry, as well as to destigmatise mental illness; raise funds for crucial mental health services, and engage with patients and carers.
- WEB: http://www.uoacvs.wix.com/uoacvs
- EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Aberdeen Medical Society
Providing support in education and social/cultural opportunities for medical students at all stages in their career
With over 800 active members and counting, MedSoc is the oldest, largest, and best society at the University of Aberdeen. MedSoc has been supporting the needs of Aberdeen medical students for over 100 years, and from day one of first year we’ll be there to ensure that you get the most out of your time here. From revision and mindfulness events when exam stress becomes too much, to sorting you into your very own medic family, hosting Adoption Night, the Big Night of Fun, SNIMS and, of course, the world-famous MedSoc Ball, we do it all and much, much more!
- WEB: www.facebook.com/abdnmedsoc
- EMAIL: email@example.com
University of Aberdeen Neurological and Neurosurgical Society
An academic society aiming to promote careers in neurological based specialties.
We aim to promote neurological based specialities to students through; enriching understanding and experience of these specialities, providing clinical and exam-orientated teaching, and increasing exposure to research within these specialities.
- WEB: https://www.facebook.com/University-of-Aberdeen-Neurological-and-Neurosurgical-Society-1387315441593626/
- EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Aberdeen Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society
The University of Aberdeen Oral and Maxillofacial Society aims to raising awareness and interest in this unique specialty.
Maxillofacial surgery is a specialty that combines the fields of medicine and dentistry to treat conditions affecting the mouth, jaws, face, and neck. The society aims to provide insight into this unique specialty by hosting talks on careers, and providing educational events relating to the diagnosis and management of these conditions.
Whether you are considering a career in the specialty or simply wishing to expand your knowledge of the conditions you may encounter in your career, we believe the society will offer educational value to all students studying medicine or dentistry.
- WEB:: http://fb.me/aberdeenmaxfax
University of Aberdeen Plastics, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgical Society (APRASS)
A new generation of aspiring plastic surgeons who are passionate about rebuilding and changing lives.
Unliked most surgical specialities, 'Plastic Surgery' is not defined by a specific anatomical area, but by its techniques.
University of Aberdeen Plastics, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society (APRASS) was set up with 3 goals in mind: To provide support to aspiring plastic surgeons, to break the sterotypes surrounding cosmetic surgery, and to help establish networks between our medics and others with similar interests nationwide.
This is an opportunity for you to delve deeper into a career in 'Plastic Surgery' and discover more about its intricacies. You might even find something that sparks your passion for it!
- EMAIL: email@example.com
University of Aberdeen Psychiatry Society
A society for people interested in psychiatry as a profession, increasing psychiatric knowledge and skills or for those passionate about issues surrounding mental health.
The aims of this society are to: deliver academic psychiatry seminars and literature discussion groups for medical students; collaborate with other student societies in addition to student support for the purpose of promoting the specialty of psychiatry, as well as to destigmatize mental illness; raise funds for crucial mental health services; and engage with patients and carers.
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University of Aberdeen Renal and Urology Society (UoARUS)
The University of Aberdeen Renal & Urology Society (UoARUS) aims to enhance student knowledge of Renal and Urological topics, and to promote a career in in these fields to medical students
The University of Aberdeen Renal & Urology Society is a newly founded society (2021) which aims to inspire medical students to pursue a career in Renal medicine and Urology. We look forward to hosting numerous events through the year, including revision sessions to help consolidate knowledge, clinical events, careers talks and much more. Furthermore, we aim to raise funds and awareness for relevant charities and connect with other students who have an interest in pursuing the field as a career. Opportunities are aimed for all medical students, so we encourage everyone to make use of the activities we will offer
Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Society
Wilderness, pre-hospital, expedition and emergency medicine; outdoor skills; good messy fun.
WEMS holds skills sessions, lecture nights, weekends away and run trips to national conferences throughout the year. Our interests are many and varied, but include: pre-hospital care, military medicine, expedition medicine, critical and road traffic accident care. The wide range of training we give means we have something for everyone, being a mountaineer is definitely not a requirement! Our society is open to everyone with an interest, medics and non-medics alike.
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