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Our Team

Committee Executives

Omar Al-Rubaie

President

Hey! I am President of MedSoc which means I’m in charge of driving the change within the Medical School. I am passionate about making sure that everyone has a positive experience within their time at Sheffield so feel free to contact us if you are having any problems! I’m from South Bucks within the UK and this is my third year on MedSoc

Saima Ahmed

vice president

Hi I am Saima your Vice President. It is my Job alongside Omar’s to ensure that Medsoc runs smoothly for everyone! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or worries.

Sam Duke

Honorary president

I am the Medical Undergraduate Manager based at Rotherham Hospital. I have worked with medical students from the University of Sheffield Medical School since 2016, originally working at Barnsley Hospital. I thoroughly enjoy my role organising and supporting students through placement and look forward to working with committee.

Maria Standen

Secretary

Hi! I’m secretary of medsoc, so I organise meetings and agendas, keep track of what’s going on and work on various groups to bring about change in the medical school! If you have any questions or worries, I am a point of contact!

Hattie Mitchell

Treasurer

Hey! I am Treasurer of MedSoc which means I manage our finances and organise sponsorships. Go to “our sponsors” to see all the amazing offers you can get by being a part of our society! 

Sayatani Mukhopadhyay

Academic Representative

Hey, I’m Sayatani. My role on committee involves overseeing all of our academic resources and events, and supporting students who have any worries or questions about the academic side of things. 

Jenna Markey

Welfare Representative

Hi, I’m Jenna, and I’m the Welfare Rep for this year! I’m from Stroud (near Bristol) and I’m in 3a at the moment. My job is to be a friendly face for people to come to if they have any issues or problems – I can help signpost to you the right support service or just be a listening ear, whatever you need! In my free time I enjoy running, cooking and trying out all the great restaurants and cafes in Sheffield

Sam Harper

Social secretary

Hi, I’m Sam, I’m one of the Social Secretaries this year and I’m from Manchester. I enjoy running, playing badminton and reading. It’s my job to organise socials for our members, both sober and non sober. I will also be helping run the wider committee by attending meetings with staff and students

Joy Bamidele

Social Secretary

Hi, I’m Joy and I am your social sec! I am currently in phase 4! My role involves planning the socials this year and I am really excited for you all to enjoy them! I’m happy to help if you have any queries!!

Committee Deputies

Smriti Kiran

Deputy Social Secretary

Hi guys! My name is Smriti, I’m currently in phase 1 and I’m excited to be one of your deputy social secs this year! My role is to make sure that everyone has a great time at the wonderful socials we have coming up. Can’t wait to meet everyone!

George Hart

Deputy Social Secretary

Hello, my names George, I’m from Hertfordshire and I’m one of the deputy social secs. We have loads of Medsoc socials and events – both sober and involving alcohol planned for the year. Hopefully there’s something for everyone to get involved in and enjoy!

Shaheryar Chishty

Pre-Clinical Deputy Academic Rep

Hi, I’m Sherry, I’m in phase 1 and I’m the pre-clinical deputy academic representative. My role is to help make the academic part of the course slightly less overwhelming, so feel free to ask if you have any questions or concerns! Outside of medicine, I am from Sheffield so if you need any advice I will be more than happy to help!

Sanjana Mehrotra

Clinical Deputy Academic Rep

Hi I’m Sanjana, as deputy clinical academic rep I support the academic rep with the later phases, organising and running mock OSCEs, finals teaching etc. 

Ben Phillips

Deputy Treasurer

Adam Rajubally

Deputy Welfare

Hello! I’m Adam, from Essex. As deputy welfare rep I work with Jenna, so please get in contact if you have any problems or need some support and I’ll try and help or point you in the right direction. In my free time I enjoy feeding pigeons, especially the flock who live in Weston park – go and visit them!

Committee Officers

Anna Wallis

Sports Secretary

Hi! My names Anna and I will be your sports sec this year, overseeing all the medics sports teams and hopefully bringing us more victories! I’m from Hertfordshire and hope to work in Obs & Gynae. I mainly play netball but love going along to watch any sport – hope to see you on the pitch!

Mustafa Al Jorani and Tooba Sheik

Publicity Officer

Hi we’re Mustafa and Tooba, both phase 1 medics, from Leicester and London respectively. As publicity officers our job is running the MedSoc instagram and Facebook page and keeping you all in the loop about the fun events and things on, as well as sharing other key info. We are also available to answer your questions in our DMs and put you in touch with relevant members of the team!

Rohan Rawat

Technology Officer

Hey! I am Rohan and currently in phase 1. My predominant role is to manage the website to ensure it runs smoothly. I’m a friendly face so feel free to come say hi!

Kas Ali

Societies Secretary

Hi! Im in phase 3a and the current societies secretary! My job is to help organise funding and other bits for the medsoc sub-societies! If you want to start a new society please get in touch!

Annie Walls

Admissions Liaison Officer

My role is to help prospective med students and liaise with the admissions teams. I can’t wait to see all you guys in the coming years!

Pal Muthiah

International Officer

Hi! My name is Pal and I am in phase 1. I am your international representative for MedSoc this year. I am originally from India. By being an international rep I would be able to share my experiences and tips on how to adjust to the medic life here as well as make sure international students have a smooth transition into university life. I am really excited to be part of medsoc this year 🙂

Prakhar Gupta

Intercalation and Electives Rep

Hi my name is Prakhar and as your intercalations and electives rep, I liaise with everyone involved in Intercalation and Electives to make sure everything runs smoothly. 

Tasadaq Ali

Charity and Events Officer

Hi, I’m Tas!  I’m a phase 1 student at the minute, and I will be the Charities Officer for MedSoc this year! That means I organise fundraisers for our charity of the year Assist, a really amazing local charity that supports to people who are seeking sanctuary but have been refused asylum.

Gabor Szloboda

Postgrad and Mature Student Rep

Hi! Quick introduction – I’m Gabor, I’m also the GEM and Mature Student Rep for 24/25 academic year. My role is to help new GEM and Mature students integrate into their cohorts, organise tailored socials and revision sessions and be their main point of contact for any concerns you may have throughout the year. Most importantly, I’m here to help you enjoy your uni experience!  I don’t yet have a speciality in mind but I definitely value a good work/life balance. Excited to meet you all in September!!

Aniya Bassi

Inclusion Officer

Hi I’m Aniya, In MedSoc, my role is Inclusions Officer. It consists of ensuring everyone feels welcome and comfortable to be who they are without experiencing prejudice and discrimination. It also includes that a safe environment is maintained.

Phase Representatives

Judy Elfakharany

Phase 1

Hi, My name is Judy and I was born in Egypt. Talk to me about anything chess, cats, and politics related! Specialty wise, I’m interested in joining a humanitarian workforce like Doctors Without Borders. I’m keen on spreading awareness on global crises and amplifying the voices of healthcare workers. My responsibilities include representing the views of Phase 1 students to the committee, promoting society events, and arranging socials for our year group. I attend MedSoc meetings and Phase Committee meetings with Faculty. I also play a key role in supporting students academically and pastorally, ensuring that their concerns are heard and addressed effectively. My biggest piece of advice is to join societies and always be your authentic self!

Ali Nolen-Walston

Phase 2A/B

Hi I’m Ali, As a phase rep, I attend monthly meetings with the phase committee to relay information between students and staff. I am also there as a point of contact for any student in need of guidance and advice on where to access support.

Trisha Dutta

Phase 3a/b

Hey! I’m Molly and I’m the Phase 3a Representative. I act as a voice for my year group, so I can relay any feedback/concerns to the medical school and hopefully help to improve students’ experience. I’m from Birmingham and moved to Sheffield for uni. I’ve been involved with Medsoc and a few other societies over the past 3 years and I’ve loved every minute. Make sure you get involved with anything you can – just go for it, because the 5 or 6 years here will go an awful lot quicker than you ever imagined!

Danielle Middlemiss

PA

Hey I’m Charlotte and I’m in my final year of becoming a Physician Associate. After completing my undergraduate degree in Biology I researched becoming a PA and instantly knew it was for me! I hope to spread awareness of the PA role to both students and staff whilst also integrating PAs into the med school more. In my spare time I love climbing and pole fitness 🙂
 

Molly Handy

Phase 3b/4

Hi, I’m Stan, I’m from Southampton and I’m the MedSoc Rep for final year students. My responsibilities include liaising with the med school faculty about any student queries and important matters such as financial accessibility, foundation doctor job applications and placement concerns. I’m also in charge of the 2024 Graduation Ball organising committee!

Beth Richards

FY1