Sheeraz S Iqbal

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BACKGROUND Personal statements and referees' reports are widely used on medical school application forms, particularly in the UK, to assess the suitability of candidates for a career in medicine. However there are few studies which assess the validity of such information for predicting unhappiness or dissatisfaction with a career in medicine. Here we(More)
The clinical relevance of physical activity education in medical school P hysical activity is a vital component of good health, and it also helps reduce the severity of many chronic conditions (1). Currently, evidence suggests that physical activity counselling to patients by healthcare professionals is not being fully utilised (2). In a recent article,(More)
When should undergraduate medical students do an intercalated BSc? A ttaining an intercalated BSc (Bachelor of Science) during a medical degree is becoming increasingly common. Recent estimates indicate that over a third of all medical students complete an intercalated degree before graduating (1). A BSc can enhance one's academic portfolio through(More)
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