Medical Careers Day Penang

7 July 2018 (Saturday) – SAVE THE DATE


Bangkok   .   Kuala Lumpur   .    Penang    .    Vietnam


In its 3rd installation, the highly successful Medical Careers Day will be held in Penang this July.

Offering guidance to participating students, the day will cover knowledge before applying for medicine, studying abroad vs studying locally, life after medical school and career pathways of a medical doctor.

You will hear from current medical students, alumni and gain insight into speciality selection and life as a practising doctor.

Heart & sound workshop, medical-based activities and others are lined-up for participants.

The itinerary above may be updated closer to date.

Date: 7 July 2018 (Saturday, George Town UNESCO World Heritage Day)

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Programme below)

Venue: RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (Penang Medical College), Academic Building

4, Jalan Sepoy Lines, 10450 George Town, Penang

Link to Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/7mPJtmg2hs52

Coordinates: 5.4198° N, 100.3070° E

Save your seats & Register NOW

The seats at this event are limited, so don’t miss this opportunity and sign up now.
Step 1: Download the form:
PEN – Medical Careers Day Registration Form (MS Word) or PEN – Medical Careers Day Registration Form (PDF)
Step 2: Submit the completed form via e-mail to events@rcsiucd.edu.my. Once received and processed, a serial number will be provided to confirm your seat at the event.
Step 3: An admissions fee is charged, and payment details will be given to you by the organisers once the seat is confirmed.
Should you have any questions regarding the events, please feel free to email us at events@rcsiucd.edu.my or call us at  +604 217 1832 (Ms Cheah Jo San) +604 217 1834 (Mr Thomas) or talk to us on Facebook @pmcpenang.


Medical Careers Day Programme

Time Activity
8:45AM Registration & Refreshment
9:15AM Welcome Address

    • by Prof Dr David Whitford, VP and Registrar of Academic Affairs
9:30AM Life as A Surgeon

    by Professor Mr Premnath Nagalingam, Dean, Head & Professor of Surgery
9:50AM Experience at RCSI in Ireland

    by Medical Student, Julian Sya
10:10AM Experience at UCD in Ireland

    by Medical Student, Olivia Wong
10:30AM Morning Break
10:50AM Clinical Experience in Penang

    by Recent Graduates (Class of 2018), Esther Hor & Koh Pei Ying
10:50AM Fresh off the boat. What’s Next?

    by Alumna, Dr Thum Ying Ying
12:00PM Life as A Paediatrician

    by Dr Foong Siew Cheng, Associate Professor of Paediatrics
12:15PM Panel Discussion with medical students
12:30PM Lunch break
1:30PM Group Activity Sessions (3 sessions)

Heart, Sound & Blood Pressure Workshops (45 minutes)

    by Mr Cyril Mohan Kumar, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Surgery

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Workshop (45 Minutes)

    by Mr Khoo Teng Giap, Clinical Skills Department

Basic Clinical Skills (45 minutes)

    by Dr Tan Kean Chye, Dr Ho Khek Choong and Dr Chan Mei Wai, Dept of Family Medicine
3:45PM Importance of a General Practitioner

    by Prof Dr David Whitford, VP and Registrar of Academic Affairs
4:00PM Evaluation Form & Closing Remarks
4:30PM End of Event