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I spent five years at the University of Liverpool, graduating in 2018 with an MBChB (hons). During my time in the North West, I championed widening participation within my school through the formation of a multi-award-winning outreach programme. I also took interest in medical leadership and research, which has formed the basis of my progression through to foundation years. I am currently working within the academic foundation programme, specifically the medical leadership strand, for which I am currently working in Leicester. My time over the next 12 months will be split between clinical medicine, medical leadership development and clinical research. Having published in excess of twenty peer-reviewed publications, on topics ranging from oral cancer, cardiothoracic surgery, medical education and therapeutics, my long-term career goal is to become a cardiologist. I intend to progress through the MRCP examination over the forthcoming 24 months, for which the curriculum offered within the MSc programme is directly aligned. 

The MSc programme offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh represents the highest quality education for students wishing to expand their knowledge, experience and appreciation of medicine as a science and art. The skills and knowledge I am gaining from engagement with this programme is translating to widespread and real benefits for the patient groups in which I serve, and the clinical teams in which I participate in. I thoroughly look forward to further study within the programme, and I would like to express my gratitude for the award of this scholarship.