Hi, I’m Susan Alexander, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Founder of the Funky Professor
Autumn 2020 signals the start of a new academic year and for some of you it may even be the start of a brand new course and if that is you then firstly I’d like to say a massive congratulations for Getting onto your course It is a fantastic achievement - you are about to start such an exciting phase of your life.
For me this year will be 30 years since I started medical school – 30 years – 3 decades – it sounds like such a long time ago and I may seem really ancient to a lot of you, but I do remember that starting university was a very exciting time, but I was also nervous and anxious as I did not know anyone and I was moving to a new City where everything was strange.
I know that a lot of you will be going through some of those thoughts right now as you prepare to leave home. Starting university at the best of times can cause and...