Published Work

Not only do we value producing useful textbooks with our readers, but we also know it is important that there is an evidence base to our methodology. Below are a series of articles written about the project that will help give you an idea of the evidence behind the methodology

Res Medica: Journal of the Royal Medical Society

A long-term, sustainable, inclusive, international model for facilitating junior doctor and medical student–led publishing

This article explores the project from its very beginnings, to its current day international collaboration, including key challenges, and the vision moving forward.

Zeshan Qureshi BM MSc BSc (Hons), Mark A Rodrigues BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons), Katherine Lattey MRes, Ceen-Ming Tang BA (Hons) MedSci, Madelaine Gimzewska BSc(Hons) MBChB, Christopher Gee MBChB MSc MRCSE, Michael Ross BSc MBChB DRCOG MRCGP EdD, Patrick Byrne BMedSci MB BCh BAO DCH DRCOG MRCGP MRCSEd FRCP Edin.
Emily Hotton MBChB BSc(Hons), Tobias Hunt BM MRCPCH, James Andrew BM, Matthew Wood BM, Simon Maxwell MD PhD FRCP FRCPE FBPharmacolS FHEA

Perspectives on Medical Education

Potential benefits of student- and junior doctor-led textbooks

This article gives extensive data on benefits and potential drawbacks of getting involved in medical textbook writing.

Zeshan Qureshi BM BSc, Katherine Lattey MRes, Mark Rodrigues BSc MBChB, Michael T Ross BSc MBChB MRCGP EdD, Patrick D Byrne BMedSci MB BCh BAO DCH DRCOG MRCGP MRCSEd FR, Simon Maxwell MD PhD FRCP FRCPE FBPharmacolS FHEA

9th Wessex National Medical Education Conference

Junior doctor and medical student-led textbooks

This presentation detailed the core ideas behind the publishing model in its early days, including the initial strengths and challenges. It won the award for ‘Best Poster Presentation’ against stiff competition.

Anand Goomany MBChB, Katherine Lattey MRes, Mark Rodrigues BSc MBChB, Ceen-Ming Tang BA(Hons) MedSci , Madelaine Gimzewska MBChB BSc, Patrick D Byrne BMedSci MB BCh BAO DCH DRCOG MRCGP MRCSEd FR, Matt Wood BM, James Andrews BM MRCP, Toby Hunt BM, Simon Maxwell MD PhD FRCP FRCPE FBPharmacolS FHEA, Zeshan Qureshi BM BSc

Near-peer led teaching through social media

This presentation focused on the role of social media in ‘crowd sourcing’ textbooks, and ensuring that students got the opportunity to dictate the contents of our books before publication in real time.

Anand Goomany MBChB, Toby Hunt BM, Mark Rodrigues BSc MBChB, Katherine Lattey MRes, Ceen-Ming Tang BA(Hons) MedSci, Madelaine Gimzewska MBChB BSc, Patrick D Byrne BMedSci MB BCh BAO DCH DRCOG MRCGP MRCSEd FR, Matt Wood BM, James Andrews BM MRCP, Simon Maxwell MD PhD FRCP FRCPE FBPharmacolS FHEA, Zeshan Qureshi BM BSc

Junior-led publishing: the benefits for professional development

We have closely monitored the perceptions of our authors on being involved in this exciting, innovative project. This article explores data on potential benefits from being involved in the project, such as improving the ability to communicate in a clear, student friendly manner.

Laura Wharton MB BChir BA (Hons), Mark Rodrigues BSc MBChB, Anand Goomany MBChB , Katherine Lattey MRes, Ceen-Ming Tang BA(Hons) MedSci , Madelaine Gimzewska MBChB BSc, Patrick D Byrne BMedSci MB BCh BAO DCH DRCOG MRCGP MRCSEd FR, Matt Wood BM, James Andrews BM MRCP, Toby Hunt BM, Simon Maxwell MD PhD FRCP FRCPE FBPharmacolS FHEA, Zeshan Qureshi BM BSc

Student BMJ

Interview with Dr Zeshan Qureshi

Zeshan Qureshi, author of the textbook series The Unofficial Guide to Medicine – An interview

Abhishek Kumar

The Body Magazine

Dr. Zeshan Qureshi: A Southampton success story

This article in a one-to-one interview with Zeshan, the main driving force behind this project.

Emily Mayo

Association for the Study Of Medical Education Conference

Junior doctor and student near peer teaching: A novel approach to a medical publishing group

This poster, summarising the project, won an award for ‘Best Student Poster Presentation’ against stiff competition from an international spectrum of entrants.

Katherine Lattey MRes, Mark A Rodrigues BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons), Patrick D Byrne BMedSci MB BCh BAO, Tobias Hunt BM MRCPCH, Emily Hotton MBChB, BSc(Hons), Matthew Wood BM, James Andrew BM, Christopher Gee MBChB MSc MRCSEd, Zeshan Qureshi BM MSc BSc (Hons), Matt Harris BM(Hons) BSc (Hons), Matthew Sims BM BCh

Junior doctor and student near peer teaching: A novel utilisation of social media

The poster describes our Facebook page “The Unofficial Guide to Medicine”, and its uses. To date, it has over 25000 followers.

Tobias Hunt BM MRCPCH, Katherine Lattey MRes, Patrick D Byrne BMedSci MB BCh BAO, Matthew Wood BM, Mark A Rodrigues BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons), Emily Hotton MBChB, BSc(Hons), Christopher Gee MBChB MSc MRCSEd, Zeshan Qureshi BM MSc BSc (Hons), Matthew Sims BM BCh

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