Introducing Joht Chandan, an Editorial Assistant at MedShr!Joht is a fifth year medical student at UCL with interests in a variety of fields.MedShr: What inspired you to study medicine?Joht: Initially I never planned to do Medicine. I always thought I might go into Engineering. However during my school holidays I volunteered at a hospice in…

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Zubin J. Daruwalla to our Editorial Team.Dr Daruwalla is a Senior Orthopaedic Surgical Resident at the National University Hospital in Singapore, Alumnus of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and a Director of Daruwalla Orthopaedic Spine & Hand Surgery in Singapore. He is also a specialty editor for…

The editorial team is growing here at MedShr! This week we’re introducing Vikkineshwaran, one of our Associate Editors, a final year medical student from MAHSA University Malaysia currently affiliated to Hospital Kuala Lumpur for his clinical training.He is also co-chairman of the student-led organization, Malaysian Medics International (MMI). Vikkineshwaran has a keen interest in oncology…

With more doctors joining MedShr and discussing cases, we wanted to highlight our wonderful Editorial team. These are medical professionals from all specialities and seniorities who volunteer their time and expertise to encourage colleagues to share and discuss interesting and challenging cases.Our first introduction is Mrs. Nadine Coull, a consultant urological surgeon at Kingston Hospital.…

Alex is our enthusiastic student editor from Cheshire.He is a 4th year medical student at St George’s, University of London. We were keen to know more about Alex, so we asked a few questions.MedShr: Who/what inspired you to study medicine?Alex: I like to know how things work. I used to design and take apart IT…

TechFugees – a tech community response to the European refugee crisis

Just over a week ago the MedShr team attended a fascinating, rapid response conference called Techfugees. A small non-profit group, uniting technology experts in London Techfugees was assembled in little over a week by Mike Butcher of TechCrunch. The vibrant London technology community gathered with the aim of using and building tech products to support the…