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Post-Graduation Feelings

My name is Peggy. Following my graduation from NUI Galway, Republic of Ireland – I am an Intern/FiY1 at a Dublin hospital.

Having my exams moved forward and starting work earlier than usual has been both nerve-wrecking and exciting as we face new challenges in the wake of COVID-19.

Throughout my time at university I was involved as a Medical Education officer with local branches of the Association of Medical Students of Ireland and the Medical Society.

As I progress from my student roles I am keen to remain involved in different medical communities. Besides medical education, I am interested in inclusion health and the relationship between public health and surgery. I have a particular interest in global surgery. Moreover, I believe in equitable healthcare and caring for those who need it the most.

I look forward to the new opportunities and challenges which graduation from university will bring.

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