Student Profiles

Nguyen Andrew

‘Once in a lifetime’ opportunity

Andrew Nguyen took part in an immersive summer learning experience at a Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation treatment centre.

Photograph of Tina Zhou

Along the journey of illness and healing

Tina Zhou spent her high school years navigating life on her own in Canada. Her mother’s cancer diagnosis meant she travelled back and forth to China to receive care and family support. “It was like we were fighting a war and we had our roles on different battlegrounds,” said the fourth-year medical student.

Photograph of Nick Vanin

The Making of a Mustang

Nick Vanin has proven himself to be a leader on and off the field through his dedication to his team, his commitment to his medical studies and his engagement with the community.

Photograph of Bojana Radan and Adrina Zhong

Women in Medicine

Bojana Radan, Medicine Class of 2021, is featured in Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s 2019 Achievements Report for her work with the Women in Medicine group. The student-led group focuses on creating a safe space and community for female classmates and allies.

Photograph of three medicine students wearing white coats and holding a teddy bear

Teddy Bear Hospital

Using teddy bears as patients, medical and dental students visit kindergarten classrooms across the city to teach children about health and medicine.