Let's Talk | Journeys in the Health Sector

Lessons from Professional Journeys

With our "Journeys in the Health Sector" program, we hope to explore different paths that can be taken in one's journey towards success in the health field. By sharing valuable experiences and learnings, we hope to broaden the minds of aspiring students and professionals wishing to pursue careers in the health sector to the many possible opportunities. 

Join us in learning from aspiring and experienced health professionals about their journeys navigating and succeeding in the health sector.

 

The Journeys

We hope these videos motivate and inspire you in your journeys. If you're interested in learning more about these journeys, get in touch with us.

Asmaa Ali | Registered Nurse

Asmaa is a Registered Nurse working in the field and a Master of Nursing student. In this video, Asmaa talks about inspiration and passion for the nursing profession, shares advice on succeeding professionally, and provides insight on the industry.

Toby Le | PhD Student

Toby is a PhD student in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. In this video, Toby shares his passion and inspiration behind pursuing research, provides insight into being a PhD student, and gives advice for succeeding in the health sector and academia.

Fakhria Rezai | Scientist & Technical Health Officer

Fakhria is a practicing scientist working as a technical health officer. In this video, Fakhria talks about her journey to becoming a scientist and her experience with navigating career paths in the field. Fakhria provides insight on programs to gain work experiences and advice on exploring the various possibilities. 

Fakhria has also kindly provided information packages and resources for those interested in working with the Federal Government of Canada, Health Ontario, and the Public Health Agency of Canada. Contact us for the resources at the link below!

Olsi Hasko | Registered Massage Therapist and Osteopath

Olsi is a Registered Massage Therapist and Osteopath. In this video, Olsi talks about his journey to becoming an osteopath and his experience working in the field while being a student. Olsi shares advice for aspiring healthcare professionals and provides insight in the field and practice of massage therapy.

Nelab Alingary | Family Physician

Nelab is a family physician and medical director at a medical aesthetics spa. In this video, Nelab discusses her journey to pursuing medicine, applying for medical school and becoming a doctor. Nelab shares insight from her experience being part of the admissions council, and highlights the importance of maintaining a work-life balance.

Samra Zafar | MD Student, Author & Keynote Speaker

Samra is an MD student, keynote speaker and author of the autobiography book A Good Wife: Escaping the Life I Never Chose. In this video, Samra talks about her journey to pursing her MD, her background in economics and overcoming the challenges and obstacles along the way. Samra shares advice from her experiences and provides insight into the field and highlights the importance of discovering one's life purpose.