Dr Pirashanthie Vivekananda-Schmidt is elected Chair of the Institute of Medical Ethics Education Committee

Pirashanthie Vivekananda-Schmidt from the Academic Unit of Medical Education has been elected Chair of the Education Committee and the Institute of Medical Ethics by the trustees. She will start her post later this year. She will continue to promote the work of the Institute to medical students and to to support them to get involved with it’s activities. In the past academic year, she has supported two students to win intercalation bursaries from the organisation and has continued to support teams of medical students to compete in the institute’s annual ethics debate.