Mr Sameem Tak
Sameem graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2016 and completed his Core Surgical Training in the East Midlands, obtaining membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. With a keen interest in academia and research, he is currently undertaking his Masters degree in Orthopaedic trauma. Sameem has been a key member of our team, developing and writing curriculum for our newer courses and delivering virtual teaching. He loves to help students achieve their ambition of obtaining that valuable seat at medical school.
Dr. April Diviney
Locum A&E Doctor
Dr. Diviney studied at The University of Manchester and is currently working in A&E in the North East of England. Dr Diviney is also studying a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education. Dr Diviney has been working with us for the past 5 years and can often be found on our webinars and also teaching at our UK Medical Work Experience Course. A truly outstanding Mentor and Teacher.
Dr. Shanika Gunasinghe
General Medical SHO in Ambulatory Care
Dr Gunasinghe studied Medicine at Barts and graduated in 2016 after having done both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at UCL, thus applying as a graduate. After graduating Dr Gunasinghe underwent my foundation training in London, followed by working in Acute Medicine.Dr Gunasinghe’s route into medicine has given her a lot of experience in all the entrance exams; UKCAT, BMAT and GAMSAT, as well as panel interviews.
Dr. Ali-Abbas Moosa
Dr. Moosa has been involved with teaching Medical Projects students since 2017 when he joined us on an overseas medical experience course, Project Kilimanjaro. Dr Moosa has also been a Mentor and Teacher on our UK Medical Work experience course. When not working with Medical Projects, Dr Moosa is based out of Oxford.
Dr. Aicha Rais
Speciality doctor in Psychiatry (CT)
Dr Rais has worked with Medical Projects since 2016. Dr Rais has worked as a Doctor in General Surgery, Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, ENT and Psychiatry. Dr Rais loves helping students succeed and enjoys seeing students get that place at medical school and seeing them become the next generation of healthcare professionals!!
Dr. Ryan Barclay
Locum SHO / F3 in Psychiatry
Dr. Santhosh Jagadeesh
Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine and Education
Dr Jagadeesh is a Junior Doctor currently working in a busy A&E department which is also a major trauma centre for the North West. Further to this Dr Jagadeesh is also the teaching lead for the department which means he is in charge of medical students and work experience students in ED which had provided him with a huge amount of experience in teaching and mentoring.
Dr. Megan Chown
Registrar and PBL Tutor
Dr. Charlotte Huang
FY1 - Junior Doctor
5th Year Medical Student at Newcastle University
Omolayo is a 5th year intercalating medical student doing a Masters of Research in Congenital Heart Disease. She is passionate about all things Paediatrics, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine. She has worked with Medical Projects for a couple of years, and is passionate about supporting and guiding aspiring students into medicine, what it’s like to be a medical student and supporting students with the application process.
Mr. James Olivier
General Surgery ST4 Registrar
James has undertaken two degrees and his postgraduate exams for MRCS. Throughout medical school and postgraduate training he has been interested in medical education and mentoring. Having been both a mentor and mentee he feels he understands the dynamic well. He has significant experience in interviewing from both sides of the fence as it were. He really enjoys mentoring, particularly when he sees his mentee succeeding and achieving their goals.
Mr. Muhamed Alanie
Trauma & Orthopaedics Surgical Trainee
Mr Alanie graduated from the University of Edinburgh with degrees in Medicine, Physiology and Surgical Sciences. He is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Mr Alanie has a great appetite for teaching and mentoring, and has completed a qualification in Medical Education. His experience as a current university tutor and examiner has allowed him to understand the common pitfalls and best practices of students.
Medical Student at King's College London
Olivia is a biomedical sciences graduate and current medical student at King’s College London, with a particular interest in cardiology and anaesthetics. She is passionate about creating online videos/resources for prospective medical students and helps to create videos for the Medical Projects YouTube channel. These videos offer advice and tips to help them with the application process and show students what medical school is really like!
Medical Student at Manchester University
Minnie is a 4th-year medical student currently at Manchester University after completing pre-clinical years at the University of St Andrews. She has a keen interest in medical education and ENT and has been involved in societies for each alongside her studies. With Medical Projects, she has worked with a team of writers to help produce regular, informative articles for prospective medical students and has been a co-host for several webinars.
Medical Student at Newcastle University
Medical Student at the University of Manchester
Charles is a 4th year medical student who recently completed an intercalated year in Biomedical Sciences. Throughout University, he has immersed himself in multiple societies, including being a committee member for Manchester MedSoc. He is currently exploring a number of career options ranging from General Practice and Paediatrics, to Military Medicine and Plastics. He is passionate about helping guide and support aspirational medical students through their application process and beyond.
5th Year Newcastle University Medical Student
Katie is a 5th year medical student at Newcastle University, currently intercalating in Neuroscience. She is particularly interested in Neurology and Emergency Medicine. Katie is passionate about supporting aspiring medical students and guiding them through the application process. She loves using her own experience as a medical student to help other students get into medicine!
Dr Ramsey Cheikh-Ahmed
Dr Peter Darling
Peter is a Northern Irish GP doctor working in a variety of roles, including daytime general practice and out of hours urgent care. He is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has a keen interest in intraarticular injection and minor surgery. He is enthusiastic about medical education at all levels along with being a mentor for junior doctors and students. With this, he particularly enjoys hands-on teaching of clinical skills.
Dr Benjamin Noble
Locum Registrar in Emergency Medicine
Dr Anna Jackson
Paediatric Teaching Fellow at Newcastle Hospitals
Anna graduated from Newcastle Medical School in 2018. She is currently working as a Paediatric Teaching Fellow and studying for a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education. She is due to commence Paediatric Specialty Training in September 2021, giving her recent experience of a competitive application process. Anna is passionate about supporting students applying for Medical School, particularly broadening participation, and has experience applying for University Access Schemes.
Medical Student at King’s College London
Matthew is currently a medical student studying at King’s College London, who has a strong interest in the clinical neurosciences and in surgery. As such, he has been involved in societies like the British Neuroscience Association alongside his studies. He really values the difference that honest, top-quality teaching and advice can make to prospective medical students’ applications. He believes, having been both a mentor and a mentee in the past, that a holistic, individualised approach to mentorship yields the best results.
Mark spent many years working in one of the UK’s largest outstanding Sixth Form colleges. Mark’s passion for education and travel saw him start Medical Projects back in 2015. Mark still heads up Medical Projects but he also overseas the Education Projects Group as well and will often be found helping create more helpful resources and courses for students.
Student Learning Manager
Amy has a vast amount of experience within the NHS coordinating undergraduate medical students. She is also an experienced traveller, having lived and travelled in China and East Asia for two years. Amy’s passion for student development and travel helps us deliver amazing learning experiences for our students.
David is an experienced management accountant and a fully qualified member of the Association of Accounting Technicians. He has a broad range of experience in large and small commercial and not for profit organisations. David is keeping the organisation in order so we can continue to help as many students as possible!
Student Liaison Officer
Student Learning Coordinator
Emily has previous experience running both online and residential courses for students in an educational environment. Emily enjoys working with others and will help you with any queries you might have when organising your work experience. Emily works behind the scenes on all of our online courses so be sure to say hi when you join us.
Student Learning Coordinator
Sian graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a degree in Events Management. Sian understands the importance of work experience having done a hospitality internship in America, so is passionate about students gaining valuable work experience. She is also an experienced traveller having lived and travelled in both America and Australia.