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Life as a Medic

Life as a Medic

Dr Yashoda Singh: Why I Quit Surgery

Reading Time: 14 minutes
My background story:

I was born in South Africa and I am a 5th generation South African! When I was 4 years old, my family moved to Canada, we moved around a few times across the country starting off in a remote town in Newfoundland and eventually ended up in the Greater Toronto Area where I attended middle and high school.

I knew I wanted to go into medicine very early on, (more…)

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Dr Aima Giwa-Amu: Day in the life of an Emergency Medic

Reading Time: 6 minutes

Dr. Aima, currently pursuing a career in Emergency Medicine in Dublin, is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Fun fact- She worked as a medic on the Emmy award-winning “Dr. Oz show”!   How cool is that? 

In this article, she gives us a glimpse into what everyday life as a medic in the Emergency Department is like for her. From a typical morning waking up at 6.30 am, to hospital rounds, on- calls, studying, leisure, her water bottle (Lol!), losing a patient, why she loves Chimamanda Adichie, Fenty beauty and so much more!  (more…)

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Dr Chinedum Arize: Struggles of a Trainee Surgeon

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Dr Arize is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, currently pursuing a career in Orthopaedic Surgery in the UK and Ireland. In this article he gives us a glimpse into the challenging everyday life of an Orthopaedic Surgeon working in the National Pelvic and Acetabular Centre for the Republic of Ireland. (more…)

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Clara Ali Ghalib’s Life As a Medic

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Clara, a graduate of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, is a Pharmacist, a Personal Trainer, as well as a certified Sports Nutritionist. She is from Kurdistan and currently lives and works in Ireland. She is also the CEO and Founder of CALI FIT, a Personal training and Sports nutrition service that provides women from across Europe, U.S., Africa and the Middle East with holistic health coaching. In this article, she gives us a glimpse into what life as a pharmacist working in a large teaching hospital in Ireland is like. She also tells us a bit more about her company. (more…)

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Dr Zahraa’s life as a Medic

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Dr. Zahraa Akbar, currently pursuing a career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Kuwait is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and also holds a Masters Degree in Human Clinical Embryology and Assisted Conception from the University of Dundee

In this article, she gives us a glimpse into what everyday life as a medic is for her. From a typical morning waking up at 6 am, to hospital rounds and on- calls, to leisure, volunteering and how she unwinds at the end of each day. (more…)

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