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It’s a busy winters’ evening in London. I have spent hours sitting at my desk, obsessing over how a sentence should be artfully constructed, how a paragraph conveys a key point and if the commas are spaced appropriately in the references.

Editors can be imposs...

As the new academic year begins, we announce the joining of two new members of faculty to our Faculty Advisory Board.

Being a doctor entails making decisions constantly regarding patients’ care. Doctors always face dilemmas on what is the best direction to take, what is the most appropriate test, treatment or whether at all intervention is necessary. All decisions made are dependent o...

I am reliably informed by Google that the above phrase is usually translated from the Latin as, “time flies”. At the end of my first year as Education Section Editor - the inaugural education section editor of the journal, no less- I can attest that it most definitely...

Our former name, The Student Doctor Journal, has officially been changed to The British Student Doctor.

Once, when I was working in a primary school as a teaching assistant, I had the distinct pleasure of seeing human nature at its finest. One little girl who, to protect her 5 year-old dignity, we shall call Cindy, promised another little girl- Daisy- a set of stickers....

December 22, 2016

It is fair to say that it certainly hasn't been a quiet year for The Student Doctor team!

We have come a long way and we wanted to share some of our highlights with you all. 

Submissions have been flying in...

We are currently well under way in the review process for the...