Career conversations over a cup of tea – MD Education

Event date: 07/11/2022

The Medical Education Unit has started a series of regular interactions between experts and #medicalstudents to understand about career pathways after graduation. Our first event is on Monday the 7th November with Dr. Toni Biskup talking about Paediatrics. Dr. Biskup is currently leading the residency program in #Paediatrics at VinUniversity.

Dr. Toni Biskup completed her MD and MPH degrees at the University of Iowa in 2008 and internal medicine-paediatrics residency from the University of Maryland in 2012. She went on to complete a fellowship in international emergency medicine from University of Illinois, Chicago before joining the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium as a hospitalist in 2014. From 2013-2015 she was co-director of the Laude fellowship in paediatric critical care and emergency medicine at Hospital de los Valles and Universidad San Francisco de Quito, in CumbayĆ”, Ecuador. She has faculty appointments at the University of Washington School of Medicine teaching clinical faculty and at the University of Anchorage, Alaska School of Medicine teaching medical students. She has taught and practiced in multiple countries including work in disaster response, refugee health, and medical education with physicians, nurses, psychosocial support teams, and community health workers. She has a special interest in disaster medicine, refugee health, addressing health inequities, and medical education in low-resource settings.