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.
Siow Jia Cheng explains how RCSI's Surgical Science and Practice contains all the essential elements he required to become a competent surgeon.
Emily Rutherford is a Clinical Educator at RCSI and is completing her MD, with a focus on breast cancer treatment.
Brandon Chalazan received the inaugural RCSI International Secondment Award in 2018. He tells us about his experience.
Dr Mary Walsh completed her PhD in the area of falls-risk after stroke in 2016.
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.
Anisa Nazir completed the MCh in Surgical Science and Practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here she tells us about her experience.
A former emergency technician and healthcare assistant, Kyra O’Dwyer is currently studying to become a physician associate at RCSI.
Ciara Melia, a PA graduate, works with Prof. Arnold Hill, General and Breast Surgeon, Beaumont Hospital.
Alexandra Troy graduated from the Physician Associate Studies programme in 2018 and now works with Prof. Deborah McNamara, Colorectal Surgeon, Beaumont Hospital.
Dr Sinead Quinn completed her PhD in the roles of protein kinases in polycystic kidney disease in 2018.
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.