David Brill Making a Medic

Q&A with David Brill – Author of Making a Medic

7th November 2019

David Brill is a Foundation Year 2 Doctor junior doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in north London. He studied medicine at St George’s, University of London from 2014-2018, graduating with three distinctions and one merit. He has written a new book called Making a Medic: The Ultimate Guide to Medical School. covering everything you need…


Top 6 Medical TV Shows to Watch Over Christmas

11th December 2018

We hope you’re looking forward to the festive break! Christmas is the perfect time to spend time with your family, eat lots of good food and catch up on your TV – here are our top choices of medical TV shows to watch over the holidays! Which Medical TV Shows Should I Watch? 1. House…

Dr Gregory House

5 Favourite Fictional Medics

Who are your favourite fictional medics? From Dr. Gregory House to Dr Perry Cox, here we list our favourite fictional doctors. Who’s your all-time favourite? Vote below in the poll! Which fictional medic are you most like? Take our quiz! 1. Dr Watson (Sherlock Holmes) As a student at Barts and the London I wouldn’t…

Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

This is Going to Hurt: a Q&A with Adam Kay

18th July 2018

The Medic Portal speaks to writer and comedian Adam Kay about his best-selling book, This is Going to Hurt, his advice to aspiring medics and what it’s really like to be a junior doctor… What’s the journey to becoming a junior doctor? Read our page on What Does a Doctor Do? below.  TMP: You’ve stated…


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