The facility in Clonmel provides teaching and education space for medical students on placement at South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH), one of UL Medical School's five affiliated teaching sites. Currently, there are eight UL students based at STGH at any given time and the expectation is that this number will increase as student numbers grow.
President of Ireland, Mary McAleese visited the University of Limerick yesterday evening where she addressed a packed audience of UL's Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) students as well as medical professionals and educators from across the region.
The University of Limerick welcomed leading clinical psychologist and Director of Psychosocial and Bereavement Services at Blackrock Hospice, Ms Ursula Bates for a keynote address entitled "Mindfulness Based Interventions in Oncology and Palliative Care and Bereavement Research Advances".
Dr Feza H. Remzi, Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA recently delivered the Inaugural Surgical Lecture at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick.