It is our people – our students, clinical tutors, staff, and our graduates – that makes Hull York Medical School exceptional. These are their stories.
"Adversity doesn’t mean you cannot pursue medicine"
Dr Sarah Woods – a 2017 medicine graduate and Emergency Medicine Trainee at Manchester Royal Infirmary – describes how she fulfilled her aspirations of becoming a doctor while living with epilepsy.
Sarah explains how her experience at Hull York Medical School gave her the confidence to pursue any medical specialty in her future career, ultimately training in emergency medicine.
"Going into operating theatres as a student was incredible"
Dr Raef Jackson describes his journey to becoming a paediatric surgeon.
"I shadowed a surgeon – at 18 years old it was mind-blowing"
Dr Tasha Herman describes how clinical experience inspired her to become a surgeon.
"Hull York do things in a forward-thinking, clever way"
Dr David Smith describes how he was the first in his family to go to university.
"Your background isn't an obstacle to go to medical school"
Dr Omar Hussain, a 2016 graduate, is now an A&E Emergency Medicine Trainee at The Lister Hospital in Stevenage.
Omar is passionate about widening access to medicine and believes that diversity in the field helps create better doctors.
Hear how Omar explains his journey to medical school, from feeling at home at an Open Day, to finding his passion for emergency medicine during his final year elective with the London Air Ambulance.
"I was the 1st person at school to do Medicine in 10 years"
Dr Katherine Harris, an A&E junior doctor, describes her journey to medical school.
"Paediatrics is the best job in Medicine you could have"
Dr Alexander McNeil hadn't thought of studying Medicine until a teacher suggested it.
"The NHS workforce needs to reflect our patients"
Dr Dunni Adeleye, explains her journey to medical school and passion for paediatrics.
"Psychiatry is amazing, people are happy to be listened to"
Dr Lucille Marshall explains clinical placements helped her deliver exceptional care.
"It was in vascular surgery I realised what I wanted to do"
Sandip Nandhra explains how his training allowed him to pursue surgery as a career.
"I’m passionate about children getting the best care"
Dr Melody Redman describes her a Leadership Fellowship in paediatrics.
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