Meet The Team


obstetric and gynaecology trainee

Dr Sian Mitchell MBBS, Bsc

Dr Sian Mitchell completed her medical school training and iBsc in Reproductive and developmental sciences at Imperial College, London in 2015. Throughout medical school, she was actively involved in numerous widening participation projects and mentorship programmes. 

After being a student of the Sutton Trust summer school and receiving the encouragement and advice needed to apply to medical school, there was a growing determination to give back and help others on their journey. This desire led her to get involved with the Modern day medics team and to continue to help aspiring medics achieve their dreams. She is currently an obstetric and gynaecology trainee in London and hugely passionate about women’s health. She hopes to be able to use this platform to raise awareness about the disparity in maternal health and encourage more BAME students into the speciality.

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Junior Doctor

Dr Ehigie Osebor, iBSC, MBBS

Ehigie Osebor is a junior doctor in South London. Throughout medical school Ehigie has been involved in a number of different groups and societies. This stretches from running the publicity team for the African and Caribbean Society in his earlier years, to recently being a committee member for KCL’s African & Caribbean Medical Society in it’s founding year of 2018/19. Ehigie has an interest in cardiology and paediatrics, which led him me to intercalate in Physiology in his fourth year, specialising in cardiovascular and respiratory control and extreme physiology and achieved a First class honours. Outside of medicine Ehigie is passionate about fitness, charity and healthcare in developing countries. This has seen him visit a number of destinations around the world including Morocco, Peru and Tanzania working in different charities and organisations providing first hand aid and healthcare. He has also carried out fundraising by completing the renowned obstacle courses Tough Mudder and Spartan Race and raised over $800 to donate money to these important causes. Ehigie hopes to use his experiences throughout medical school to further the ethos behind Modern Day medics whilst developing personally into a ‘Modern Day Doctor’.


Medical Student

Esther Adeyemi

Esther Adeyemi is currently a medical student at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. She graduated from the IB programme in 2018 achieving the full 45 points and subsequently joined Barts and the London in September 2018 to start her journey towards becoming a doctor. Esther joined the Modern Day Medics team in 2019 with the aim of providing support and encouragement to BAME students aspiring to a career in medicine. She was incredibly fortunate during her application process to be aided and supported by many students and teachers alike and as a result has sought out to help give others that same opportunity. An old and very familiar adage she holds dear is ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ and in her eyes it takes a village to raise a doctor. She hopes to one day specialise in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has a keen interest in mental health particularly with the Black community.

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Internal Medical Trainee

Dr Abisoye Akintimehin MB, BCh, BAO, B.Comm

Dr Abisoye Akintimehin is currently an Internal Medical Trainee in the South East London deanery. She graduated from University College Dublin in 2016. She aims to eventually specialise in Gastroenterology and has had numerous opportunities to publish in this field. She is also an IMT representative for the trainee committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology. She earned a degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from National University of Ireland, Galway which she does occasionally dust off and has been a useful platform in many of her endeavours. She developed a love of education and learning throughout her life and she therefore aspires with the help of Modern Day Medics to break barriers to medical education and provide support and opportunities for members of the BAME community.

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Dr. Lopez Okhiai completed his medical school training at Brighton and Sussex Medical School with a 1st class Neuroscience intercalated degree at Sussex. Whilst currently working in Wales, Lopez hails from london and continues to be involved in mentoring students in london and providing teaching sessions on digital platforms. Throughout medical school Lopez has been regularly involved in the arts, having held workshops and performing spoken word poetry during medical school events and at various locations around the country. His passion for writing has also led him to create a number of medical pieces to add to his ever-growing poetry collection.

Outside of his creative and clinical endevours, Lopez also has a passion for holistic health management and an interest in the intersections of race, socio-economic status and disproprtionate health outcomes. He aims to work with Modern Day Medics to be a driver for social change and aspires to enact meaningful change within the black community and other historically marginalised and disenfranchised groups.