Considering a career in Medicine or Healthcare after you finish your A-Levels/IB?
We can help you get to where you want to be.
Become a member of our site for free to access our support
Who are Generation Medics?
Generation Medics, (GenMedX for short) was founded by doctors to inspire and empower the next generation in their journey to Medicine. Back then we were called “Help Me I’m a Medic”.
Fast-forward to 2018, we’re now a team of healthcare professionals and current students from lots of different NHS careers who are supported by the NHS to help the next generation of health professionals, hence our name – Generation Medics!
You can trust our team to unlock healthcare careers by demystifying the processes for you. Helping people from all walks of life, including GCSE, A-Level/IB student, undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals!
How do we help Aspiring Doctors and Future Healthcare Professionals?
With so many changes happening and so much to think about during Sixth Form or College we know this can be a very stressful period of your life! We’ve been where you are and we want to help make your journey that little less stressful so we developed a specific programme of support just for you.
On our website
As well as our forum, we have resources, courses, blogs and revision materials just for you. They’ve been lovingly curated and created by our team of students and professionals who just want to help you succeed. They’ve been in your shoes and want to help.
You’ll find all sorts there including revision materials for AS & A Level Biology, Chemistry and Maths.
To access them you’ll need to register for a free account but don’t worry we won’t spam you! There’s too much, it’d be overwhelming so instead as we get to know you we’ll share specific resources and help with you based on your interests, what stage you’re at and what you’re looking for. We’ll update your member-only home-page with the newest and most relevant things to you regularly so keep checking back to see what’s available.
Videos and YouTube
It’s hard to know what studying a healthcare career would be like, so we’ve curated videos in tens of careers so that you can get an idea without making any commitments.
Here’s our What is it like to study Medicine at a UK Medical School? (Official Uni Videos) playlist to give you an idea of the type of videos on there.
To explore our playlists, head over to our YouTube channel.
We’re also on Snapchat – add us @GenMedX to keep updated with us day-to-day and get a sneak peek behind the scenes!
Be sure to take a look at our Pinterest – we have loads of cool boards which you might be interested in or find useful. For example, we have a board dedicated to Medical Art! Another for Medical Universities across the world and even another for Science Experiments you could try!
Our forum offers you the unique opportunity to speak to and get advice, tips and information from your peers, current uni students and qualified professionals! Signing up will help you to explore your future career and receive relevant and reliable information and advice! Head to our forum page to join the conversation.
To post messages on the forum you’ll need to register to be a member of our community. It only takes 30 seconds, why not do it now?
Becoming a member will also get you access to our online courses and resources which you can find out about below.
Our team visit Sixth Forms and Colleges across the UK to work with you face-to-face.
When we come to you we can deliver a variety of different things like:
- lunchtime and after-school clubs
- specialist lessons e.g. science, careers, citizenship and P.E.
- practical workshops
- holiday programmes e.g. summer schools
We usually focus on themes like:
- Applying to University including the application processes and preparing for interviews
- Preparing for admissions tests
- Understanding Science and Health concepts in real-life
- Experience workshops to give you practical medical experience and understanding
- Medical Ethics and Debating
- Understanding Science and Health in real-life
If you’d like us to come to your Sixth Form or College let us know by getting in touch through our contact us page and also let your teachers know to do the same!
It’s not easy to get work experience that’ll help you understand what it’s really like to work in Health in the UK. It’s even harder to make sure you’re getting the maximum from any experience you do get.
That’s why we created the Health Work Experience Project, to help you get the most out of every opportunity! Head over to the HWEP page to find out more: https://generationmedics.org.uk/health-work-experience-project/
We know how stressful this period of your life is. You can trust us to help you because we’ve been where you are and are passionate about providing you with the support that we didn’t have!
So in addition to everything else above, everything below is for you
National Medical Applicants Conference
You can read about this in the Conferences section, but this conference is designed to prepare Medical Applicants for success!
Personal Statement Builder
Writing a successful personal statement may be the hardest thing you’ll have to do for your application, but we’re here to help! Our Personal Statement Builder will give you the right foundation to build an amazing personal statement that’s unique to you.
The builder comprehensively guides you through simple steps that’ll help you make sure your statement is the strongest it can be. You can read more about it and purchase it here
Personal Statement Proofreading
Once you’ve written your personal statement you face all-new challenges. Such as making sure you’ve used your best experiences and ensuring that you’ve written all you want to. Most of all arguably the most difficult – choosing what to cut to get it within the word count!
Our team of experienced experts, Medics, and Oxbridge grads are ready to give you informed and reliable personalised feedback within 36 hours. We have appointments available until 11th October 2017 and have a submission limit of up to 3500 to be proofread. You can read more about it and purchase it here
Medical Interview Prep Cards
Succeeding at interview means the difference between being offered a place to study or not! Fortune favours the prepared mind so train yourself to be a stronger candidate with our Medical Interview Prep cards. They will help build your confidence as you develop unique and well-considered answers.
You’ll find 50 of the most common Medical Interview questions on the front of our pocket-sized cards and answer prompts that’ll turn you or anyone you choose to practice with into a seasoned admissions tutor who’s able to help you think about everything they’re looking for and more! You can buy a set of cards here
Skype Medical Interview Prep
So as you know, succeeding at interview can mean the difference between getting an offer and not, so preparation is key! Our trained team of medics and professionals can offer 1-to-1 interview support with preparation, mock-interviews and personalised feedback. You can book sessions of 45-60 mins at a time to get the best practice and interview advice available – you’ll be able to book sessions soon, but if you want to register your interest then please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know
Free AS/ A Level Revision Notes
It’s all very well having our support with the application process, but you need to get the grades to get into your chosen course too!
We’re sharing Free AS & A2 revision materials for Maths, Chemistry and Biology modules – they’ve been prepared by our team of recent students. To go with them, we’ll also be sharing exam questions across social media over weekends to help test your knowledge so look out for those on our Facebook page.
As well as the revision notes we also have lots of resources to help you study including blogs, downloadable templates and links to videos to get you through! We’ll share links in the forum so make sure you join the A Level board to see what’s available.
The process and steps to achieving your ultimate end goal of a career in Healthcare mean that sometimes it can feel confusing and impossible, but having the right information and support can make things much easier.
That’s what our Forum is about – offering you information and advice in real time. The best bit of it is that this comes from current students and professionals who have walked down the same road.
You can interact by joining discussions or by starting a new topic and asking questions. You’ll get personalised answers and be given information & support to help you be successful! Our online community is here for you 24/7 to support you in your journey.
And, if there’s anything else you need but can’t find you can always contact us – we’re available on our Forum, send us an email: email@example.com or give us a call: 01865 304078!
Clinical Skills Work Experience Days
Here is your chance to learn and practice a variety of clinical skills and examinations that belong to an array of core medical and surgical specialities.
In small groups, you’ll explore different stations, each containing a different activity. Our team of friendly medics will give you an authentic Medical School experience and you’ll get the chance to have hands-on practical experience whilst supervised by experts.
These days are a highly recommended favourite for aspiring healthcare professionals. We hold them across the UK a few times a year – as soon as the next date is confirmed, you’ll find details of it here so keep your eyes peeled!
National Medical Applicants Conference
The National Medical Applicants Conference is open to Aspiring Doctors who are aged 16+ and have sat their GCSE exams. It’s a chance for you to begin your application with us, and to get our support throughout the process.
The conference has been developed by Medical School lecturers & senior clinicians to offer you honest, unbiased advice and feedback that’s specific to you.
Our content is comprehensive – you’ll work through the entire admissions process from start to finish. You’ll learn about admissions tests, the personal statement and the interview, and you’ll get hints and tips along the way. Everything you need so that you’re prepared to succeed.
The format of the conference mirrors what it’s like at university so you’ll get to live life as a medic for a day to see how it feels. We’ll give you a taster of every different learning style adopted by Medical Schools in the UK. As a result, you can choose the universities that best suit you.
Our friendly team of medics will support you through the day. You’ll be able to ask all of your questions to any of our many mentors who are around throughout the day. Also, you’ll be able to keep in touch throughout your application journey on our forum.
We’re not like other organisations who will squash as many students into one room as possible. However, that means that places at our events are limited! We’ll let you know when the next conference is as soon as we can so watch this space!
We’ll be adding more information about how you can get involved in our organisation and take advantage of opportunities with us soon so keep your eyes peeled!
Why consider a career in healthcare?
Over 350 healthcare careers to choose from
Different academic entry-points to suit many abilities
Job opportunities with one of the world’s largest employers, the NHS