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Manchester Outreach Medics


Manchester Outreach Medics (MOMs) are a team of medical student volunteers from Manchester Medical School who run widening participation initiatives in Manchester and Lancashire. Founded in 2015, MOMs aim to support young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds in their aspirations for careers in medicine. 

The team organise a series of outreach events throughout the academic year to empower young people with knowledge about medical school and life as a doctor. With a firm belief in providing equal opportunities, MOMs works with Year 11 - Year 13 students, running events they can attend for free.


MOMs events are designed to provide valuable guidance through informative presentations, innovative group activities and passionate medical student-led teaching. These are all brought to fruition by the ever-growing team of volunteers, who deliver high quality content in their shared enthusiasm for the MOMs mission.

The Team

Dr Ben Ryan
Founder of MOMs

Having always been passionate about mentoring and helping young people reach their potential, Ben set up Manchester Outreach Medics during his clinical years of medical school.

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MOMs consists of a team of volunteers, all of whom are medical students from the Manchester Medical School.


Members are primarily based in Manchester and Preston.

Access All Areas

Access All Areas is a branch of the Students' Union at the University of Manchester that supports MOMs in delivering its student-led projects.

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