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A medical student’s reflection on intercalation


Imran K. Janmohamed

Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, GB
About Imran K.

I.K.J., BSc (Hons) is a 4th-year medical student at the University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine and Health. He recently completed an intercalated BSc at Imperial College London in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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This article is a reflection inspired by my experience intercalating over the past academic year. While the benefits of obtaining an additional degree are widely acknowledged in terms of career progression, medical students remain hesitant when considering intercalation. This article aims to highlight the benefits of intercalation within academic and nonacademic spheres and shed insight into some aspects not commonly recognized.

How to Cite: Janmohamed IK. A medical student’s reflection on intercalation. International Journal of Surgery: Oncology. 2019;4(4):e75. DOI:
Published on 09 Sep 2019.
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