For South Asian Heritage Month, the RCP’s lead for digital health talks about growing up as a first-generation immigrant from a working-class Pakistani family and the importance of ensuring anyone can become a doctor, no matter their background.
Dr Patrice Baptiste wanted to be a doctor from as far back as she can remember. A supportive family and a drive to succeed enabled her to achieve her dream, but not without some struggles along the way.
Dr Stephanie de Giorgio is passionate about ending obesity stigma. In this piece, published on World Obesity Day, she talks about experiencing such stigma first-hand, and what needs to be done to end it all together.