The Mentors Behind Medic Mentor

Meet The Education Directorate

Medic Mentor is governed by a national committee of Doctors, Dentists and Vets called the Education Directorate (ED).  There is a central committee and a Scottish Division.  The President and Vice Presidents who make up the Education Directorate are responsible for the teaching, training, scholarship and awards programmes that are available through Medic Mentor.

They also work alongside the National School Ambassadors Council which have regional meetings between secondary school students, who  act as School Leaders.  These students are selected following a competitive application to the Medical Leadership Programme. 

President Dr Lauren Quinn

Dr Lauren Quinn is an Academic Foundation Trainee based in Leicester with a special interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology.  Her role in Medic Mentor is to provide vision and oversee the Education Directorate, a national committee of doctors, dentists and vets who govern Medic Mentor. 

Vice President Dr Priyanga Kumar

Dr Kumar is a Foundation Trainee working in Leicester and has been a recepient of several Medic Mentor Scholarships as a medical student.  She is the Vice President of Summer Schools and oversees the design and implementation of the programme.


Vice President Dr Sharon Uppal

Dr Uppal is a Dental Trainee and Leadership Fellow based in Birmingham.  She has a special interest in Dental Public Health and Leadership.  As the Vice President of Leadership at Medic Mentor she oversees the School Ambassador Leadership Programme.


Vice President Dr Sherri-Anne Pegg

Dr Sherri-Anne is a Veterinary Surgeon currently working in a Seal Sanctuary in the north of England.  She is Vice President of Awards and oversees the annual Medic Mentor Awards Evening that takes place in August for all of our Scholarship students.


Vice President Dr Alex Czepulkowski

Dr Alex (as he is commonly known) is the Vice President for Scotland.  He oversees the School Ambassadors and National Healthcare Weekend events in  Scotland as well as mentoring the Scottish Scholarships students.

Vice President Dr Oyin Alabi

Dr Alabi is a Foundation Trainee who has a special interest in Sexual and Reproductive Health.  She is also the Vice President of Scholarships at Medic Mentor.  As such, she mentors the Scholars and designs the Scholar’s Summer School programme. 

Vice President Dr Raymond Diallo

Dr Diallo is a Foundation Trainee based in Leeds and Vice President of Scholarships.  He was in receipt of Medic Mentor Scholarships as a medical student and is passionate about enhancing the scholarship programme with a strong academic and career focus.

Vice President Dr Claire Gillon

Dr Gillon is a Neurosurgical Fellow and is the Vice President of Publishing at Medic Mentor.  She is responsible for overseeing the development of the books and the national magazine.  

What we do

Medic Mentor is the UK’s Mentoring Organisation for Doctors, Dentists and Vets.  It is also the Medical Awards Body for secondary school students and runs the UK’s largest Medical University Scholarship Programme.

 supporting future doctors, dentists & Vets from all backgrounds

As a social enterprise we reinvest the majority of our proceeds back into Scholarship Programmes, free mentoring initiatives and our Student Diversity Fund (SDF). The SDF provides free places to students and their parents from low-income backgrounds to attend Medic Mentor events.  This ensures that students from all backgrounds can have access to the same high quality information and mentoring.

Students taught each year

schools work with our network

mentors across the UK

scholarship students

General Info


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Our Mission & Vision

Medic Mentor reinvests proceeds back into our students by providing the UK's largest medical scholarship programme and a variety of free mentoring initiatives. We support talented students from application to graduation! Get in touch with us to find out more.


Postal enquiries: Medic Mentor, Room 3.3.2, Storey House, White Cross Business Park, Lancaster, LA1 4XQ

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Mentor Helpline: 07454704204


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