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6. PROFESSOR BRIAN DEVITT – ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON – MOBILITY, QUALITY OF LIFE, SPORT AND THE IMPORTANCE OF EQ IN MEDICINE

Professor Brian Devitt is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Professor of Orthopaedics and Surgical Biomechanics at Dublin City University.  He studied medicine at University College Dublin and has a particular focus on the knee. He is also my brother and given that he has spent that last 8 years in Melbourne, Australia and we have only seen eachother a handful of times in this period, I am excited to sit down with him and touch base on his medical career and outlook.

4. Yele Aluko – A Journey in Medicine; An Examination of Diversity

Yele Aluko is Chief Medical Officer at EY, a role he has held for close to 4 years. He is Co-Chair, Health Equity Advisory, at the international Well Building Institute, an Advisory Board Member at the Children’s National Hospital and a Board Member at the Wake Forest University School of Business. He has worked as a Cardiologist in hospital settings for over 30 years.

3. Dr Kate Baur – Busting Myths and Opening Doors in Medicine for LGBTQ+ patients

Kate Baur recently started her surgical residency in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has a particular interest in colo-rectal surgery, in particular as anal cancer is a cancer that has a higher incidence in populations such as the LGBTQ+ population.  Since recording her podcast she has not only started her surgical residency but has got married.

Fiftyfaces Focus Medicine and Science 2022 – Trailer

In this inaugural Fiftyfaces Focus Medicine and Science podcast series we dive into disciplines that are rich and multi-layered, hold the power to transform lives and outcomes but also suffer from underrepresentation, neglect and bias.

3. Bonus: Fiftyfaces Focus Medicine and Science – Chidiebere Ibe – Representation with a Difference

Chidiebere Ibe is a medical student and Forbes-Featured medical illustrator whose illustration of a black fetus in utero went viral in December 2021.  Many commentators said that this was the first time that they had seen a depiction of a dark-skinned fetus or pregnant woman and provoked a discussion about the lack of representation of such images in textbooks and journals. Chidiebere has a bachelors degree in chemistry from the University of Uyo in Nigeria, and is the Chief Medical Illustrator at the Journal of Global Neurosurgery.  He holds numerous roles on various committees relating to medical education. 

Bonus: Inspiring People in Medicine and Science: Professor Brian Devitt – Orthopaedic Surgeon – Mobility, Quality of Life, Sport and the Importance of EQ in Medicine

Professor Brian Devitt is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Professor of Orthopaedics and Surgical Biomechanics at Dublin City University.  He studied medicine at University College Dublin and has a particular focus on the knee. He is also my brother and given that he has spent that last 8 years in Melbourne, Australia and we have only seen eachother a handful of times in this period, I am excited to sit down with him and touch base on his medical career and outlook.  

Kate Baur – Busting Myths and Opening Doors in Medicine for LGBTQ+ patients

Kate Baur recently started her surgical residency in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has a particular interest in colo-rectal surgery, in particular as anal cancer is a cancer that has a higher incidence in populations such as the LGBTQ+ population.  Since recording her podcast she has not only started her surgical residency but has got married. 

Yele Aluko – A Journey in Medicine; An Examination of Diversity

Yele Aluko is Chief Medical Officer at EY, a role he has held for close to 4 years. He is Co-Chair, Health Equity Advisory, at the international Well Building Institute, an Advisory Board Member at the Children’s National Hospital and a Board Member at the Wake Forest University School of Business. He has worked as a Cardiologist in hospital settings for over 30 years.

A profoundly personal discussion of the immigrant experience, overcoming isolation to build a thriving cardiology practice, leaving to pursue a role in medical policy and the ongoing challenge of inequity within the medical profession and how to address it. This podcast also features in our Nigerian Voices series.

8. Dr. Alan Carver – Neurologist and Palliative Care Expert – Treating the Individual Not the Disease

Dr. Alan Carver is a neurologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he treats patients with neurological complications of cancer.  Interviewed by Maeve McQuillan, the conversation starts with his journey into medicine and what attracted him to neurology.

He describes his fascination with the brain, and how when the brain changes people change and how it gets to the essence of personality and function.