Student Commendations | March 2020

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Now more than ever, we want to take the time to really thank, and celebrate those students going the extra mile.

Commendations are a great way of providing positive feedback to the hard working individuals at the School of Medicine. Thank you to everyone who takes the time to nominate someone special!

Celebrating this month

Samuel Harding, nominated by Dr James Wallace, for designing and implementing a thoracic injuries pathway, which has shown a significant reduction in the mortality of older patients.

Umar Islam, nominated by Ms Anne Black, for demonstrating maturity and compassion in peer teaching activities.

Jennifer McLoughlin, nominated by Dr Diane Lathar, for exceptional performance in GP placement.

Zoe Spink, nominated by Mr Shahin Robarti, for exceptional commitment, enthusiasm and teamwork.
Kathryn Tipping, nominated by Dr Charlotte Fok, for inspirational case presentation while on GP placement.

How to nominate 

The Commendation Form is for a student to be recognised for activities where they have performed beyond expectations, including clinical skills, research activity, organising activities, helping others, dealing with unexpected events, leadership.  

Visit VITAL to download a Commendation Form, they are stored in the ‘Administration folder’ under each year, for example: MBCHB Year 1 Content 2018/19 > Administration > Student commendation form.

Completed forms should be sent directly to the Student Welfare & Support of Studies Team:

Forms are then emailed to the student who is being commended, and you can upload this to your E-portfolio under the prizes section. Students who have received a commendation form are also celebrated in The Pulse, the monthly School newsletter.