Meet our mentors
Our world-class mentors
In partnership with Norton House, we are very excited to announce a series of events specifically designed for Hong Kong students who want to apply to Medical School in the UK.
Our award-winning events are delivered by top London doctors and promise to give you tips which cannot be found on Google. The information you'll receive is based on the experience of over 500+ medical school applicants - you're in for a real treat as you'll be equipped with the best tips&tricks commonly used by the top 10% applicants.
Welcome to UK Medical School - let us help you get there!
Our mentors outside Medefine
Dr. bogdan chiva Giurca
BMBS, clin. Ent fellow, MBA healthcare
Dr. Bogdan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Medefine Education, Author of two award winning textbooks including the international best-selling ‘Unofficial Guide to Getting into Medical School’ and ‘Talk Cancer: Speaking the Unspoken’. Dr. Bogdan's work has been recognised through over 50 national and international prizes and awards, including three community impact awards and being invited to meet His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales on three occasions. He has worked with several high-profile clinicians, scientists, Harvard academics, National Healthcare System leaders, and has had an impact on healthcare policy making on a global scale.
Dr. Bogdan has sat on several interview panels and has tutored over 3,000 applicants who have successfully obtained a place at medical school in the UK. He is currently working as a Paediatrics Doctor in London (South Thames), a Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow, and a Collaborator at the Harvard Global Health Institute.
Dr. Navin Nagesh
BSc, BMBS, FRSPH
Dr Navin M Nagesh is the Co-Founder of Medefine Education and an academic doctor working in central London. He has been deeply involved in medical education for over 5 years and has contributed to innovation in teaching curricula at both school and undergraduate stages nationally. He has mentored thousands of medical school applicants to pursue their dream of becoming a doctor. These accolades have been recognised by Royal Colleges and he became a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.
As an academic doctor he has published 20 journal articles and has presented his research the US, Europe and Asia. His primary interest is in cancer research and he is currently working at the world famous Barts Cancer Institute where he is the sub-investigator on 8 clinical trials. He is currently a Global Clinical Research Scholar at Harvard Medical School and hopes to become a leader in clinical research to innovate and transform patient care pathways.
Mr. Archick Das
Mr Archik Das is the surgical simulation director at Medefine Education and is a resident in General Surgery in London. He is a highly skilled surgeon who is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and has practiced in the UK and abroad. His primary interest is in surgical simulation and utilising virtual reality and technology to enhance medical education. He has delivered national training schemes in surgery and is keen to inspire young students who aspire to become the surgeons for tomorrow’s world!
BSc, MSc, PhD
Dr. Teodora Popa is a Geneticist working at the world-renowned UCL Great Ormond Street Center for Children in Central London. She is also a Teaching Fellow at University College London (UCL), delivering innovative teaching sessions on personalised medicines and novel therapies and has been named the youngest person ever to become a fellow at UCL. Her research work in the field of human genetics and genetic engineering has been recognised through scientific publications in prestigious international journals. She wishes to inspire and empower students throughout the world to explore the research side of the Medicine as a career.
Our international bestseller:
The Unofficial Guide to Getting into Medical School
Set up a medical club at your school
Develop strong leadership skills and stand out from other applicants by setting up a medical society/club at your own school. It's easier than you think and we'll you at every step along the way. We are here to help you along the way. You can either register a new society with us or enrol an already existing society with us. Either way, your work will be rewarded with a certificate at the end of the academic year.
We've prepared a step-by-step guide on how to set up a medical society at your school plus loads of talk ideas that you can do.