Wednesday 2 December 2015

Interested in a career in healthcare

RCSI Show “So You Want to Be a Doctor?” is a series which will give students an insight into what life is really like as a doctor. Please click on the link at 6pm on Wednesday 9th Dec and Tuesday 19th January to watch the live broadcast.

Viewers will be brought to Beaumont Hospital
on Wednesday 9th December 2015 at 6pm where Dr Emma Tong will detail why she decided to study medicine and how she became a clinical lecturer in Surgery at RCSI. Viewers will be able to see Dr Tong in action running a clinical skills tutorial.

Tuesday 19th January 2016 at 6pmProfessor James Paul O’Neill who is an otolaryngologist or ENT surgeon in Beaumont Hospital and RCSI, will explain to viewers his specialty which involving treating illnesses concerned with the ear, nose and throat (ENT).

Throughout the broadcast, students and viewers can also get involved, as a live-streamed question and answer session will take place at the end of each episode in the series. They will address any comments, queries and questions viewers on studying medicine, being a doctor or on what specialties they have seen in the broadcast. Students can send in their comments and questions via Twitter (@RCSI_Irl) and Facebook using #RCSIBeADoc. Alternatively, they can be sent in by email in advance of the broadcast and on the night to

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing us at, visiting or calling 01 402 2196.

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