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Faces of U of T Medicine: Tyee Fellows

Tyee Fellows is a fourth-year medical student and a proud Inuvialuk/Caucasian. Before medical school, he completed got his MSc in Zoology, exploring hummingbird vision. But wanting to connect with people and making a real impact in their lives led Fellows to medical school. He spoke to writer Julia Soudat about his journey through medical school and how he grew to embrace his Indigenous identity along the way.
May 30 / 2019

Faces of U of T Medicine: Neha Puri & Rohit Vijh

Neha Puri and Rohit Vijh are fourth-year students in the MD Class of 1T9. They're also cousins, friends and each other's biggest supporters. As they prepare to graduate and start their residencies, they share what inspired them to become doctors and the most important lessons they've learned in medical school. 
May 29 / 2019

Faces of U of T Medicine: Celina Nahanni

Celina Nahanni’s original plan was to become a computational researcher, but as she became increasingly interested in the biological sciences and Indigenous activism, she saw medicine as an opportunity to merge the two. While in medical school, Nahanni found her passion in orthopaedic surgery and became a parent. She spoke to writer Julia Soudat about juggling parenthood and medical school, her Indigenous activism and the most valuable lessons she’s learned on her journey.
May 28 / 2019

Faces of U of T Medicine: Maham Bushra and Meera Mahendiran

Diversity, inclusion, equity and allyship are at the core of Dear MD to Be, a new podcast created by medical students Maham Bushra and Meera Mahendiran. They spoke to writer Julia Soudat about why it’s important to highlight the beauty of diversity in medicine, the challenges of creating a podcast and the valuable lessons they’ve learned along the way.
May 10 / 2019