Spotlight on Science: Making Every Breath Count - Will TB be eliminated in our life time?

Join us for Professor Amina Jindani's inaugural lecture.

16th Oct 2019 17:15 – 20:00 pmRegister your attendance at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: Michael Heron Lecture Theatre – Reception Boardroom H2.5

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Alumnus David Brill releases ‘Making a Medic: The Ultimate Guide to Medical School’

Alumnus David Brill, who graduated in Medicine last year and is an FY2 doctor working in A&E, has recently released a book – ‘Making a Medic: The Ultimate Guide to Medical School’. On Thursday 12 September, he came back to St George’s to hold a workshop for current students to share his tips and insights on how to study effectively and get great marks while maintaining a good work-life balance. We spoke to him about his experience of studying Medicine at St George’s and what inspired him to write the book.

What inspired you to write ‘Making a Medic’?

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Life, Learning, Leadership and Looking forward

Dame Clare Marx DBE DL FRCS SFFMLM is Chair of the GMC, Clare joins a growing body of women leaders in healthcare. She became a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at St Mary’s and St Charles’ in 1990 before moving to work at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust in 1993, where she practised for the next 20 years, becoming Associate Medical Director for appraisal and revalidation in 2013. 

Clare chaired the Trauma and Orthopaedic Specialist Advisory Committee for the Royal College of Surgeons and co-authored the first competency-based curriculum in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. She received a CBE for services to medicine in 2007 and was elected President of the British Orthopaedic Association the following year.  In 2009 she was elected to the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and chaired the Invited Review Mechanism from 2011-14 before being elected President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2014-17), the first woman in the history of the College to hold this role. Clare was also the Chair of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management until the end of 2018.

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Meet the Researcher – Dr Kirsty Le Doare


Kirsty LeDoare is a Reader in Paediatric Infection and Immunity at St George’s. She was recently awarded a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship for a project she is setting up in Uganda and the UK.

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Medical student visits downing street

Final-year medical student, Hannah Likinyo, was invited to 10 Downing Street over the summer. She met with the then Prime Minister Theresa May’s Special Adviser on Social Justice and Young people and opportunity, Mr Nero Ughwujabo.

Below, Hannah, 23, explains how she came to be invited to Downing Street for a round table discussion, key points she took away from the discussion and what it was like visiting such an iconic venue.

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