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Organising Committee


Tanvi Ambulkar  is currently working as a Clinical Teaching Fellow. As a budding medic, she hopes to combine her passion for poetry with her daily clinical practice. She enjoys reading poetry in her spare time, reads books belonging to a variety of genres, relishes walks in nature and the serendipitous discovery of new cafés. 


Ellie Jones is currently a Clinical Teaching Fellow at Great Western Hospital, having graduated from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2018. She was introduced to the world of medical humanities by Ishminder and enjoys exploring alternative perspectives that can enrich our practice as clinicians.

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John Lee is the director of Medicine 360 and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Bristol. There he runs the intercalated BA in Medical Humanities, and is on the board of the Centre for Humanities, Health and Science (CHHS).


Ishminder Mangat is a junior doctor living in Bristol.  She was the lead organiser of Bodies. She did the intercalated BA in Medical Humanities at Bristol which developed her passion for this subject, and she has hosted podcasts on various topics including death and dying, the power of narrative in breast cancer, and motherhood anxiety. 

Kulveer Mangat is a graduate of both Law and Literature. Thanks to Ishminder he found the world of Medical Humanities. He is particularly interested in expanding its appeal to a wider audience.


Daniel Sims is currently a Clinical Teaching Fellow working in Swindon with career aspirations in respiratory medicine and medical education. He holds a Masters in Medical Education and Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership in Healthcare in addition to his undergraduate medical degree. Daniel has a particular interest in how creative writing can help explore a patient narrative and how this can be used as a form of reflection by healthcare professionals.


Jasmine Virk is a junior doctor who completed her foundation training in Bristol and Bath. She is a former graduate of the intercalated BA in Medical Humanities at the University of Bristol and continues to develop her interest in the medical humanities through her ongoing work with Medicine360. 

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