The Importance of English in Medicine

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International Case Presentation

A report about the 2nd International Video Conferenced Case Presentation between Sechenov Medical University and Son Espases Hospital on 2nd October 2015. Below is the translation: “We only spoke about the patients in English” On October 2nd Sechenov Uronephrology Institute held the second international clinical conference dedicated to enhancing the skills of professional communication in…

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Facilitating International Dialogue in Medicine

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Social Media in Medicine

  On Friday 15th May at 4pm in the COMIB in Palma de Mallorca Annalisa Manca ( Educationalist in Medical Education) and Jonathan McFarland ( Medical English Coach) will be continuing their popular and informative series of workshops dedicated to Social Media in Medicine. This one is entitled “Social Media for Professional and Academic Development….

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International Day of Medical English, Moscow

  Master Class in English “Clinical Conference. Analysis of the Clinical Case “was held on the eve of the All-Russian Conference” Medical Education -2015 “. This unique master class – the result of a tripartite cooperation of the Department of Foreign Languages ​​(Head of Department and Chair – Professor Irina Markovina), the Research Institute of Uronephrology and…

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Clinical Sessions in English in a Spanish Setting

After too many months another post!!! Clinical Sessions in English in a Spanish Setting from Jonathan McFarland This was a presentation that I gave at the Pyramid International Medical English Conference in Norwich on Saturday 13th September 2014.

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An Interview with Dr Jesus Alarcon, Oncologist at Son Espases Hospital

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An Interview with Dr Jose Ramon Secades, ENT Consultant at Son Llatzer Hospital

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Diario de Mallorca 3rd February 2013 – Cancer – different fronts in the same battle

“Today, the session of the oncologists is in English and the teacher (1) attends, taking notes and correcting the occasional term when necessary. Cancer,tumour, chemo, metastasis….. are words that are understood perfectly despite being spoken in another language. The department of Oncology sees the mastering of this language as essential to progress in the knowledge…

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Richard Asher – British Haematologist and Medical writer

Richard Asher was an eminent British endocrinologist and haematologist, working in the first half of the 20th Century in London. He was responsible for the mental observation ward and described and named the Munchausen syndrome in a 1951 article in The Lancet. He was the father of Jane Asher, who was briefly the girlfriend of Paul…

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