Manifesto

Candidate for the position of Edinburgh Medical Undergraduate School Representative

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Pia Wahi-Singh

Hello!

My name is Pia Wahi-Singh. I am a second-year medical student running for re-election as Medical Undergraduate School Representative.

Why I’m running:

I have greatly enjoyed serving as Medical Undergraduate School Representative this past year. I will capitalize on my knowledge of the role, the relationships I have built this year, and my extensive leadership and representational experience to effectively represent our interests.

What I propose:

I have three primary goals as Medical Undergraduate School Representative in 2021-2022:

  1. To encourage transparent communications from the medical school and university
  2. To forward student wellbeing and inclusivity within our community
  3. To promote education accessibility for all students in a hybrid model

My Qualifications:

Serving this past year as Medical Undergraduate School Representative, I have already been working on these goals. Below are some highlights from the last year:

  • Encouraging transparent communications from the medical school and university
    • Facilitated the election of student representatives in the new HPC-Med (Health Care Professional MBChB) course
    • Represented medical students in EUSA student council meetings
    • Provided In Vivo newsletter updates for students
    • Shared resources with colleagues at Queen’s University Belfast and PhD researchers within our university.
  • Forwarding student wellbeing and inclusivity within our community
    • Contributed to Student Wellbeing discussions at the School Representative Forum
    • Shared resources with medical students at Blether at Black Medicine
    • Raised cultural sensitivity concerns
  • Promoting education accessibility for all students in a hybrid model
    • Presented a talk introducing new HPC-Med students to EUSA student opportunities
    • Will be representing the student perspective in an upcoming project promoting innovations in online medical education at Edinburgh

I would be honored to continue in this role to accomplish even more next session!

Please vote for Pia Wahi-Singh for the role of Medical Undergraduate School Representative.