At some point, every one of us must have taken admiration for the inspirational characters on medical drama TV shows – compassionate, sharp-minded, highly intuitive and always successful in solving the most complex and hopeless cases. Medical skills are not inborn but acquired in the result of hard studies and thorough training. RSU in collaboration with U.S. top medical schools have launched work upon development of an algorithm to enable more effective and efficient training and assessment of prospective paediatricians.
To improve global healthcare, medical practitioners have to engage in medical policy-making processes. Global improvements in healthcare are possible only if medical practitioners contribute to policy making. Within our themed series of interviews “Doctor – it is a mission” we have interviewed RSU medical student Alexander Wyckoff-Mähler who shared with us his experience at RSU, his plans for the future and revealed his willingness to someday be part of global healthcare policy-making processes.
The possibility to render effective psychological support to students through e-intervention or web-based intervention programmes has rapidly developed and institutions of higher education all around the globe develop e-intervention tools aimed at rendering support throughout the study process.
RSU has launched a pilot project with Lukaskrankenhaus, the academic Lukas Hospital in the city of Neuss (Germany) opening up for RSU medical students the opportunity to acquire individual study courses at one of Germany’s leading clinics.
Doctors frequently have to face unusual challenges and handle difficult patients – those might be children afraid of doctors or soldiers requiring medical assistance in conflict zones. Within our themed series of interviews “Doctor – it is a mission” we have interviewed RSU medical student Vili Pehkonen who shared with us his experience at RSU and plans for the future.