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VIDEO: Watch the first episode of RCSI broadcast, "So You Want To Be A Doctor?"

24 November 2015
If you missed episode one of the new live-streamed video broadcast from RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), ‘So You Want To Be A Doctor?' you can catch up by watching the entire episode on the RCSI YouTube channel. The programme is presented by Professor Arnold Hill, Head of the School of Medicine, RCSI and gives a unique insight into what life as a doctor is really like. 

Watch Prof Hill answer questions after we profile three doctors from the Rotunda and Beaumont Hospital

The series, for second-level students in transition, fifth and sixth year, who may be considering a career as a doctor, offers an insight into the lives of doctors by profiling leading healthcare professionals, all of whom began their career by studying medicine.
In this episode, viewers saw Professor Fergal Malone (Professor and Chairman of the RCSI Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Rotunda Hospital); Dr Emma Tong (clinical lecturer in Surgery); and Professor James Paul O'Neill (Professor of Otolaryngology, RCSI and ENT surgeon in Beaumont Hospital), speak about their respective careers.
The first episode ended with an interactive questions and answers session where Professor Hill took a host of questions from the watching audience all over Ireland and beyond via email, Twitter and Facebook.
The second episode of ‘So You Want To Be A Doctor?' will be broadcast on Wednesday 9th December at 6pm (Irish time). Viewers can register at to be sent the live link on the day. Alternatively, the link will be available on the website and on the College's Twitter and Facebook pages. The third and final programme in the series will air on Tuesday 19th January 2016.

RCSI is ranked 46th in the world for ‘International Outlook' and #251 - 300 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2015-2016). It is an international not-for-profit health sciences institution, with its headquarters in Dublin, focused on education and research to drive improvements in human health worldwide.