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Medicine student Vassili Crispi

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It is our people – our students, clinical tutors, staff, and our graduates – who make Hull York Medical School exceptional. These are their stories.

Watch the video: Reflections on problem based learning

Reflecting on PBL at medical school

Our Medicine graduates reflect on how PBL helped them develop their learning.

Dr Katherine Harris

Memories of clinical placements

Placements provided some of the most memorable experiences during medical school.

Watch the video: Communication skills - Perspectives from Medicine graduates

Communication skills

Our alumni describe how communication skills help them in their careers.

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Play Dr Sarah Woods video

"Adversity doesn’t mean you cannot pursue medicine"

Dr Sarah Woods describes becoming a doctor while living with epilepsy.

Play Dr Raef Jackson's video

"Going into operating theatres as a student was incredible"

Dr Raef Jackson describes his journey to becoming a paediatric surgeon.

Medicine graduate Alexander McNeil

"Paediatrics is the best job in Medicine you could have"

Dr Alexander McNeil hadn't thought of studying Medicine until a teacher suggested it.

Play Dr Tasha Herman's story

"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.

David Smith

"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.

Dr Sam Botchey

'At Hull York, I could take control of my learning''

Dr Sam Botchey works at Wembley and Arsenal Academy in rehab and sports injuries.

Dr Katherine Harris

"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.

Medicine graduate Alexander McNeil

"Paediatrics is the best job in Medicine you could have"

Dr Alexander McNeil hadn't thought of studying Medicine until a teacher suggested it.

Dr Dane Pointing

"Self-directed learning helped me pursue Histopathology"

Dr Dane Pointing describes their critical role in tailoring treatments for patients.

Dr Lucille Marshall

"Psychiatry is amazing, people are happy to be listened to"

Dr Lucille Marshall explains clinical placements helped her deliver exceptional care.

Sandip Nandhra

"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.

Medical graduate Melody Redman

"I’m passionate about children getting the best care"

Dr Melody Redman describes her a Leadership Fellowship in paediatrics.