Postgraduate student stories
Meet our students – both past and present – and your future colleagues.
Read, and watch, their stories and learn about their RCSI experiences. Discover how you too can become a future healthcare leader at RCSI.
Phrmpreet Mann explains how the core knowledge and competencies of the MSSP syllabus perfectly complemented his undergraduate teachings.
Siow Jia Cheng explains how RCSI's Surgical Science and Practice contains all the essential elements he required to become a competent surgeon.
Dr Mary Walsh completed her PhD in the area of falls-risk after stroke in 2016.
Brandon Chalazan received the inaugural RCSI International Secondment Award in 2018. He tells us about his experience.
Emily Rutherford is a Clinical Educator at RCSI and is completing her MD, with a focus on breast cancer treatment.
Anisa Nazir completed the MCh in Surgical Science and Practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here she tells us about her experience.
Dr Sinead Quinn completed her PhD in the roles of protein kinases in polycystic kidney disease in 2018.
Kellie Nwaokorie graduated from the Physician Associate Studies programme in 2019.
Master of Surgery student Gerard Sexton describes how the programme features an emphasis on topics of immense value to the surgeons of tomorrow.
Bennett Peter completed the MCh in Surgical Science and Practice in 2020. Read about his experience in the programme.
Anne Tobin graduated from RCSI with an MSc in Healthcare Ethics and Law in 2017.
Shaheer Khan describes how the Surgical Science and Practice programme built an excellent foundation for his future career as a surgeon.
Midhun Mathew describes how the MCh in Surgical Science and Practice pushed him to approach surgery in a more evidence-based style.
Ciara Melia, a PA graduate, works with Prof. Arnold Hill, General and Breast Surgeon, Beaumont Hospital.
A former emergency technician and healthcare assistant, Kyra O’Dwyer is currently studying to become a physician associate at RCSI.
Alexandra Troy graduated from the Physician Associate Studies programme in 2018 and now works with Prof. Deborah McNamara in Beaumont Hospital.
An educational psychologist, Sandra Delaney Gorman graduated from the Professional Certificate in Children and Loss programme in 2019.
After her studies at RCSI, Jessica Hosford Maddock took up a role as a Physician Associate with Prof. Anthony Cunningham at Galway Clinic.
Physician Associate Studies graduate Aaron Brady speaks about the variety of his duties while working in Bon Secours Hospital Cork.
Maria Macken, graduate of Physician Associate Studies at RCSI, talks about her life since graduation.
Mark Doyle, a recent graduate of the MSc in Human Factors in Patient Safety, answered some of the most commonly asked questions about the programme.