Medical Student Board

UKFPO Medical Students Board

The UKFPO Medical Students Board exists to encourage two-way communication between medical students and the UKFPO. It makes recommendations to the UKFPO about information required by medical students regarding the Foundation Programme in general and the recruitment process in particular

Membership comprises a final and penultimate year representative from each UK medical school and representative(s) from the BMA Medical Students’ Committee with the UKFPO providing secretarial support.

Please click here to download the 2013/14 board membership list.

Board meetings are held once a year in March. Between meetings, board members are kept informed via regular emails and monthly bulletins produced by the UKFPO's Medical Student Advisor. For 2013/2014 your medical student advisor is Cardiff final year, Simon Thebault. He can be contacted with any questions or issues on

Key Objectives

  • For the UKFPO to share information about developments in the Foundation Programme with medical students
  • For medical students to collaborate in the development of the recruitment process
  • To improve communications about the Foundation Programme within the medical schools

Medical Student Board meeting: 15 September 2011

Presentations from the board meeting held on Thursday 15 September 2011 can be downloaded below.

Making the most of your foundation training (Dr Jessica Johnston)

Making the most of your foundation training (Dr Kumaran Shanmugarajah)

Recruitment to 2012 Foundation Programme (Dr Kim Walker)

New Selection Methods (Siobhan Fitzpatrick)

Board Meeting Minutes

Medical Student Board Bulletins 

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