What's new in the Student BMJ
The Student BMJ is changing in line with its readership and developments in medical education, as Deborah Cohen and others explain
Starting this month the Student BMJ and Student BMJ.com have changed their content to reflect our growing international audience and the changing face of medical education. The internet now plays an important part in education and medical students increasingly have options to work abroad and to study subjects that are not directly related to medicine. The changes also come from our recent market research and strategy days and from the opinions of medical students from the United Kingdom and around the world.
The Standing Committee on Professional Exchange (SCOPE) was set up in 1951 when the IFMSA was first formed. Since then it has continued to be one of the most important core activities of the IFMSA and has continued to grow and expand rapidly-increasing from 11 countries and 906 exchanges to 78 countries with over 6000 exchanges a year.
Most exchanges comprise a four week clinical bilateral exchange; however,