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Monday, 3 December 2018, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Museum of London

Mind - the Gap: What's Missing from Medical Training?

Dr Caroline Elton


Over the past 150 years medical science has developed beyond all recognition yet there is a huge gap between these scientific developments on the one hand, and our understanding of the psychological demands of medical work on the other.

This lack of psychological mindedness permeates the profession from selection into medical school onwards and results in worrying levels of mental distress amongst doctors, and ultimately poorer outcomes for patients.

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Dr Caroline Elton is a chartered psychologist with dual registration in occupational and counselling psychology. She combines academic training (undergraduate degree at Oxford University; PhD from the Department of Academic Psychiatry, UCL School of Medicine), with an insightful approach to career support and the training of medical staff.

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