RCSI Transition Year MiniMed programme

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The RCSI Transition Year MiniMed programme takes place annually in RCSI and offers transition year students an excellent opportunity to gain experience of what it is like to train and work as a healthcare professional. The programme consists of lectures, practical’s and real-life surgeries via video link to the operating theatre, all of which are carried out by leading professionals in their respective areas.

This year the programme is split into three distinct areas MiniMed, MiniPharm, MiniPhysio.

  • Programme 1: RCSI Transition Year MiniMed – 27 February-1 March, in-person and online delivery
  • Programme 2: RCSI Transition Year MiniPharm – 2 March 2023, online programme only
  • Programme 3: RCSI Transition Year MiniPhysio – 3 March 2023, online programme only

All schools have been notified and have been given an opportunity to register for the programme. The registration link has been shared with TY coordinators. For details, please contact your schools TY coordinator.

For over 200 years Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has played a major role in medical education and training in Ireland.

Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, today the College provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is home to Ireland’s largest medical school, one of the world’s leading international medical schools, as well as prestigious Schools of Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing & Midwifery, Postgraduate Studies and an Institute of Leadership. Our degrees and awards are fully aligned to the National Framework of Qualifications, from levels 7 – 10, in collaboration with the National University of Ireland.

Surgery, Postgraduate Faculties & Professional Bodies

RCSI is the professional training body for Surgery in Ireland. Today, under statutory authority, it manages postgraduate residency training, memberships and fellowships and continuous professional development through its Department of Surgical Affairs, Faculties of Radiologists, Dentistry, Sports & Exercise Medicine and Nursing & Midwifery. RCSI also operates the Irish Institute of Pharmacy on behalf of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland

Research Institute

The RCSI Research Institute is one of Ireland’s foremost research centres. RCSI is committed to performing high levels of research activity, to commercialising intellectual property arising from its research, and to developing collaborative links with industry, educational and research institutions both nationally and internationally.

More than 60 countries are represented on RCSI’s international student body. The College has a strong international presence with Schools in Malaysia, Dubai and a University in Bahrain. RCSI is independent, international and progressive.

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