meet the old team

The 2016-2018 Committee


president- Dr. ELIZABETH THORNE

Elizabeth qualified from St George’s University of London (UK) and during her studies completed a BSc (Hons) comprising of global health modules and research within the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Elizabeth has a profound interest in these areas of health and in the future wishes to focus on improving maternal health worldwide. She is currently working as an academic FY1 in and around London.


secretary- Dr. christina whitehead

Christina graduated from Lancaster University with MBChB (Hons) in  2016. She had been with the BUSOG since it was founded, presented a poster at the medical students day in 2015 and won the competition for best ambassador before taking over as general secretary in 2016. She now works in her hometown of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne for her foundation years where she is enjoying a post in O&G as an FY2.


treasurer/ IT developer- Dr. GEORGINA SMART

Georgina qualified from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2017, following a transfer from the University of St Andrews after her pre-clinical years in which she obtained a BSc(Hons) in Medicine. She was an Ambassador when BUSOG first began, and later moved up to take her seat on our National Committee. She began her medical career as an FY1 in the West of Scotland.

events- Dr. shilpa sisodiA

Shilpa qualified as a doctor in 2018 after taking a year out to study a BSc in Global Public health at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. She was previously president of her university O&G society and was involved in many volunteering projects throughout her time at university.

The 2016-18 legacy

The 2016-2018 committee saw The BUSOG expand to the next level. They successfully delivered Medical Students Days, Annual Christmas Lectures, launched the BUSOG seminar series and propelled national awareness of the society to the next level at RSM career fayres. We hope to expand on this fabulous trajectory over the next two years.

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