Personal and professional development at medical school

This page gives you some examples of activities that can enrich your personal and professional development whilst at medical school. Use the links to find more information on some of the suggestions.

It’s important to balance your time spent studying at medical school with focusing on your own personal and professional development. A range of activities can develop your transferable skills and help you with future applications.

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Here are just a few examples of personal and professional development opportunities. Don’t feel you have to do too many things. Choose activities that you’ll enjoy.

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