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Applications are now Open for 2023 Entry

We are pleased to announce that our applications are now open for 2023 entry! Atlantic Bridge is your guide to study medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, pharmacy, and law in elite Irish universities. We assist every student from the point of application through the acceptance and enrollment process and ultimately a unique educational and cultural experience. With […]

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RCSI White Coat Ceremony

Students celebrated the beginning of their next chapter at RCSI’s White Coat Ceremony! The White Coat Ceremony is undertaken as a commencement ceremony for all Medicine students – to mark their new role as student health professionals. Students are invited by Professor P. Ronan O’Connell, RCSI President, to make a commitment to professionalism that mirrors […]

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Check out where 2021 Medical Graduates matched! 

Check out where this years’ Medical Graduates matched! We have now assembled our list of 2021 Residency Placements and we are very pleased with another successful group of graduates matching in Canada and the United States and the high quality programs they have secured. A smaller number of graduates are pursuing internship posts in Ireland […]

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University College Cork – Dental School – Ranked in the Top 100 by Shanghai Global Rankings

UCC – Dental School & Hospital has ranked in the top 100 by Shanghai Rankings! Shanghai Rankings – Dentistry & Oral Sciences  About University College Cork Dental Program: The Dental School in Cork was established in 1913 through a partnership between University College Cork and the North Infirmary Hospital. The Dental School was initially staffed […]

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Leading the Global fight against COVID-19

Dr Michael Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme A graduate of National University of Ireland, Galway, Dr Mike Ryan has been at the forefront of managing acute risks to global health for nearly 25 years. He served as Assistant Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response in WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme from 2017 to 2019. […]

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Irish medical school students learning about Sarnia area

A relationship with the Sarnia Lambton Physician Recruitment Task Force formed with an overseas medical school could pay future dividends for the community. Of six Visiting Elective Program spots this year matching fourth-year medical students with local family physicians, three are from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI) and have been spending four […]

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In global health terms we have treated surgery as icing on the cake’

Surgery is as key as vaccination, nutrition, and mother-and-child health, says RSCI professor Mark Shrime Dr Mark Shrime spends several weeks a year operating on tumour patients on “Mercy Ships” off the coast of Africa. He spends several further weeks a year competing in the US television contest American Ninja Warrior. You can conclude accurately […]

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The Irish Medical Council (IMC) has been awarded Recognition Status by The World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)

The World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) has awarded recognition status to the Medical Council of Ireland (MCI). The Medical Council of Ireland is the sole authority for accrediting, regulating and ensuring the quality of education for the Irish Medical Schools.  RCSI – Medical University of Bahrain is also accredited by the Medical Council of […]

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New Discovery Provides Hope for Improved MS Therapies

Scientists from Trinity have made an important discovery that could lead to more effective treatments for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. Their work highlights the significant potential of drugs targeting a specific immune molecule (IL-17) implicated in MS. The scientists, led by Kingston Mills, […]

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RCSI Continues to Monitor the Spread of COVID-19

At present, with no reported cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ireland, RCSI will continue to carry out its normal day-to-day functions and all planned events, but the situation will be monitored closely. Ireland’s National Public Health Emergency Team is meeting weekly to continue its review of the country’s ongoing preparedness in line with advice from […]

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Understanding How a Protein Wreaks Havoc in the Brain in Parkinson’s Disease

What causes neurons to die in Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease is a long-term (chronic) neurological condition that affects around 12,000 people in Ireland and between 7 and 10 million people worldwide. The disease affects the way the brain co-ordinates body movements like walking and talking, but cognitive abilities are also affected. There is currently no […]

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RCSI professor wins international prize for research in life sciences

RCSI Professor Kevin McGuigan (Physiology and Medical Physics) has been awarded the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences among two other winners. Professor McGuigan was honoured for his cutting-edge research on the development and implementation of solar water disinfection technology (SODIS) to combat waterborne diseases among people without access to safe […]

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