STAR SURG event
The event aims:
UCLAN's Sulaymaan Al-majid to ELHT Consultant Asma Sultana "I wanted to say thank you for helping organise this event, you have been a great help! The whole thing went smoothly and students found the event fantastic and to the point. I hope to work with you on more projects in the future, if possible."
Many congratulations to Consultant Radiographer, Joleen Kirsty Eden for receiving confirmation of new title. Joleen has done a huge amount of work for the breast programme for UCLan students.
Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), at UCLan, organised a virtual event on the 26.10.2020 on Breast Cancer and Surgery (re: Breast Cancer Awareness Month). Christina Yip, Consultant Breast Surgeon here at ELHT, was one of the invited speakers.
Christina's talk was titled: 'So you want to become a breast surgeon?'. It was a career talk about the pathway(s) to becoming a breast surgeon. In this talk, she spoke about 1. The demands for breast surgeons, 2. What do breast surgeons do? 3. How to become a breast surgeon? 4. Is breast surgery for you? During the talk, she included her personal journey of becoming a Specialist Plastic surgeon, sub-specialising in breast cancer surgery and reconstruction. At the end, Christina concluded her talk with some practical advices re: career choice and emphasis the importance of work life balance.
Christina Yip says "I am thrilled my talk was well received and students have specifically mentioned my talk in their feedback. I look forward to giving more talks to the students and staff at ELHT in the future."