Jaime Wertman

Clinical Surveillor/Post Doctoral Fellow, IWK Health Centre/Dalhousie University

In her last year of high school, as Jaime Wertman weighed her options as to which university to attend, high on her list was "a small university experience." "I wanted to have a sense of community,...

Jennifer Bell

Team Lead at Small Globe, Inc.

The story Jennifer Bell wants to tell is an amazing, globe-shrinking, beautiful account of a family torn apart by conflict then reunited after twenty years. It feels impossible. It feels like it sh...

Shawn Martin

Policy Coordinator/Analyst, Health PEI

Shawn Martin was thinking about what he might say to new or prospective King’s students. He had two thoughts. “It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from,” Shawn says, ”if you...

Joanna Carroll

Chief Operating Officer at Think Research

Joanna Carroll has some advice for graduating King’s students. “Just go for it,” she says. “Take the risks. It’ll open up to things you’d never know.” It’s a philosophy that has tak...

Loran Morrison

Anesthesiology Resident, Dalhousie University

Loran Morrison doesn’t have a lot of free time. But free time isn’t on her list of priorities. “There are a number of things that are fundamentally important to me,” Loran says. “Communit...

Benjamin Langer

Family Doctor in Sioux Lookout

Benjamin Langer takes out a metaphorical pencil and draws a neat line from what he studied at King’s to what he is doing today. Benjamin currently practices comprehensive family medicine in Sioux...

Lisa Crystal

Management Consultant, McKinsey & Company, New York City

Lisa Crystal makes no bones about who her favourite physicist is. “Albert Einstein,” she says without hesitation, adding that she wrote her thesis in her final year in the Contemporary Studies ...

Angus Morgan

Family Medicine Resident at University of British Columbia

Growing up, Angus Morgan had always been interested in the sciences. But he hadn’t considered going to King’s until a couple of mentors, friends a few years older than he, gave him some advice. ...

Chelcie Soroka

Associate Chief Resident, Dalhousie Psychiatry Postgraduate Program

Chelcie Soroka has been asked the question probably hundreds of times: Why take a journalism degree and then go to medical school? She has perfected the short answer. “I always knew I was going t...

Emma Mew

Clinical Research Project Manager, The Hospital for Sick Children

“I wear two hats,” Emma Mew says. She’s talking about her job as Clinical Research Project Manager at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. “When I wear my epidemiologist hat,” Emma ...

Owen Averill

Physician at Whitehorse Medical Services Ltd.

Owen Averill can look out on his lawn and see deer browsing, maybe a fox slinking by. Out back there are biking trails, but word of a sow grizzly bear and her two cubs hanging around is keeping him of...

John-Alec Tynan

Family Doctor

Upon graduating high school, John-Alec Tynan, currently a family physician living in Sydney, Australia, came to Halifax from his hometown of Burlington, Ontario, to meet with Admissions at Dalhousie U...