Category: Interview

An interview with Professor Derek Alderson, President of the Royal College of Surgeons

During a quiet moment at the 5th HYMS National Undergraduate Surgical Conference, I was lucky to able to interview one of our brilliant speakers: Professor Derek Alderson, President of the Royal College of Surgeons. Professor […]

Meeting the Dean: Part Three

In the third of a three-part interview series with Dean of Hull York Medical School Professor Una Macleod, MB BS students Chaitra Dinesh, Vassili Crispi, and Alexandra Abel speak to Una about her time as […]

Meeting the Dean: Part Two

In the second of a three-part interview series with Professor Una Macleod, HYMS students Chaitra Dinesh, Vassili Crispi, and Alexandra Abel focus on the Dean’s research interests and academic background, and gain valuable advice for […]

Meeting the Dean: Part One

In the first of our three-part series of interviews, we aim to help staff and students get to know HYMS’ Dean, Professor Una Macleod, a little better. Una grew up in a small town near Inverness and attended medical […]

Breast surgeon and cancer patient Dr Liz O’Riordan comes to HYMS

Liz O’Riordan is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon. In 2015, she was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer. Since her diagnosis, Liz has maintained an award-winning blog, where she chronicles her experience of dealing with cancer […]

An interview with Dr David Lyness: HYMS graduate and founder of propofology.com

Dr David Lyness graduated from HYMS in 2013 and is currently an Anaesthetics/ICU Trainee in Northern Ireland. While at HYMS, David co-founded the pre-hospital care programme in Yorkshire, and was the academic forum lead for […]

An interview with James Alexander Hall: professional actor and cystic fibrosis patient

This week is Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Week in the UK. To mark this important week, we have chosen to interview an inspiring local patient – James Alexander Hall, 27-year-old professional actor from Lincolnshire. Our […]