Meet the Committee 2021
The handbook is designed to help address frequently asked questions for each of our committee members and to signpost our resources. The most up-to-date version can always be found here.
Alice Egerton & Katie Jones (she/her)
Hi, we’re the 2021 ClinSoc Presidents and we’re here to represent your views to improve the Clinical School for all so please feel free to contact us with any problems you have or have identified and we will try to help you as best we can.
Alice Clarke (she/her)
As Vice President, Alice makes sure there is tea and coffee for the Sherwood Room and helps to negotiate deals with our sponsors.
Diego Balassini (he/him)
Diego's role involves administrative tasks that keep the society organised and running. He is also in charge of the Bulletin, and especially encourages quiz submissions!
Zhu Xuan Zhong (she/her)
Zhu Xuan manages ClinSoc's financial affairs, including where we get our funding and what it goes towards.
Jontie Honey (he/him)
As the Welfare Officer, Jontie’s role is to support all medics in the Clinical School. He is here to signpost medics to help with health concerns, disabilities, and finances, as well as improve placement experience and run Welfare Events through the year. If you ever have any questions, or just need someone to talk to, please do contact him.
Moe Takenoshita (she/her)
Moe is responsible for giving our academic feedback to the Faculty and organising events such as the Electives' evening and Teaching Awards. If you have any questions, or would simply like a chat, do get in touch.
Natasha Abigail (she/her)
As the Access Officer, Natasha aims to promote entrance to Medicine and to Cambridge from all backgrounds. She is the point of contact between prospective applicants and the Clinical School, so please do find out more on this page and get in contact!
Christopher Cheng (he/him)
Chris looks after this website, ClinSoc's branding and ensure the society has firm digital infrastructure. He will also take care of ClinSoc's new Insta! Write to him with questions, updates, or suggestions and he'll be happy to help!
Chris Cheng, Arka Banerjee & Nikhil Singh (he/him)
Hi! Nikhil, Arka & Chris are three Year 4 friendly faces, acting as a link between the ClinSoc committee and all the different Clinical School sports teams and societies! Get in touch with Sherwood room queries and keep updated for virtual events!
Lizzie Good (she/her) & Joy Hodkinson (she/her)
Joy & Lizzie represent all Graduate Students (CGCM, MBPhD and Affiliates) at the Clinical School. Contact them for support, advice, or to pass on any suggestions.
Requests & Submissions
Submit something to the Bulletin
The Bulletin is our regular newsletter to all Clinical Students. To add an item, go to the Events page and get submitting.
Submit a question for the Bulletin Picture Quiz
Diego is always keen to receive picture quiz submissions. Want to plug your cause, event, or society right at the top of the bulletin for your trouble? No problem – just email email@example.com with your submission.
Add events to the ClinSoc Calendar
The ClinSoc calendar serves two purposes: keeping everyone updated about when and where events are happening around the Clinical School, and helping societies to avoid their events clashing. See the calendar page for details of how you can add events here.
Request changes to the Sports and Societies listings
Starting a new society? Has your contact information or President changed? Just want people to know where to find your website? Let firstname.lastname@example.org know and we can get that sorted for you.
Looking for something else? Browse the committee members above and decide who best matches up with your message.
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