Adeel has a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, a master’s degree in Public Health and is now pursuing a career in Medicine. As a director of the UC Haiti Initiative, he has helped develop a specialised rheumatology clinic in Haiti, and is currently working towards increasing surgical capacity and training in the same area.
Kristen founded the Lancaster University Peer-Assisted Learning Society in his second year at medical school in order to provide medical students with resources and teaching sessions to aid with revision.
Stephanie is an aspiring orthopaedic surgeon currently pursuing an MBA at Cambridge University. During her second year at medical school she was elected the Outreach Co-ordinator for her University’s surgical interest group and through this role helped to develop a Surgical Olympics Programme in order to provide students with CV building and networking opportunities to help with job applications.
Tanya founded Norwich MedED after becoming frustrated with the lack of transparency in peer-led teaching. Her new society allows students and junior doctors to gain teaching experience whilst providing high quality teaching sessions for other medical students.
As the president of his medical school’s surgical society, Yasser identified that junior medical students were struggling to gain exposure to surgery. He therefore created a new second year SSC project, which proved very popular and prompted many students to consider a surgical career for the first time.