Welcome to Medic Insight Edinburgh



Medic Insight is a unique platform that provides information to and supports high-school students commencing on their journey to study medicine. This programme is mainly run for high schools in Edinburgh and the surrounding counties but applications are open to anyone. Application information for our 2020 programme will be released on this website and on our Facebook page, keep an eye out for updates.

What we offer:

  1. Medic Insight Day – 21st March 2020

Aimed at S4 high-school students the days aims to give students an initial insight into life as both a medical student and a doctor while also giving you the foundation from which you can start your medical career. We do so by running a variety of talks and workshops. The day event will take place on 21st March 2020, applications for this event have now closed.

  1.  Medic Insight Week – w/c 15th & 22nd June 2020

Aimed at S5 high-school students the week aims to give students a further insight into their potential future career. We will organise clinical attachments, put on workshops and run talks all carefully considered by our team in order to give you the greatest chance of succeeding in your application to study medicine. We will run the week programme twice, the first week will be 15th – 19th June 2020 and the second week will be 22nd – 26th June 2020. Applications for this event are now closed.  We have received a record number of applications this year and are now in the process of marking all applications. If you have applied and have question please get in touch with us contactus@medicinsight.com.

Aims of Medic Insight Edinburgh:

  1. To provide a fair and accessible route of access to medical work experience for all school students.
  2. To illustrate the numerous working practices and specialties open to medical graduates, beyond the limited scope of what is often considered to be a typical ‘white coat’ doctor.
  3. To give students an objective view of medicine, in an unbiased environment, to foster a generation of medics truly aware of their potential future career.

Contact details:

Email: contactus@medicinsight.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MedicInsightEdinburgh/

Medic Insight is a programme ran entirely by full time medical students at the University of Edinburgh

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