Dr. Christopher See obtained his medical degree from Trinity College, Cambridge University. After graduation, he won a place on the prestigious Academic Doctor Foundation Programme, working as a junior doctor in Accident and Emergency and Surgery departments whilst undertaking university level teaching.
He went on to undertake a professional teaching qualification (PGCE) in clinical education with the University of Edinburgh. He then taught and lectured full-time at Manchester University Medical School, where he won the Excellent Teacher Award for the Faculty of Life Sciences in 2012.
He is now teaching and researching in the University of Hong Kong in the Faculty of Medicine. In addition to a full scholarship for research in Medical Education, he has also been awarded a Talent Development Scholarship by the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund and had work in science communication featured in the Hong Kong Economic Times and South China Morning Post. His innovative lectures include using Henna tattooists, musicians and performing artists to teach medicine. He has an upcoming show at the Hong Kong Science Museum in March 2014, and is the national Champion of Famelab Hong Kong, and international vote award winner at Famelab International, a science communication competition held at the Cheltenham Science Festival UK.
His past achievements include the Oliver Prenn Academic Scholarship (Latymer Upper School), Hawks Award (Cambridge University), Field Club Colours (Trinity College), Paton Fund Award for Medical Studies (Trinity College), International Law Grade A (LSE summer school), Certificate in 16mm Film Direction (New York Film Academy), Written Commendation for Teaching from the Dean (Academic Doctor Foundation Programme), publication in the leading peer-reviewed journal Rheumatology, and also in Imperial College Press's "Handbook of Rheumatology".
He has appeared as a guest expert on medical admissions for several high profile events. He was the first speaker for the annual Royal Society of Medicine "Medical Careers Day" hosted on the 23rd June 2012 at Eton College, and later joined an expert panel for the morning including Dr. Robert Wilkins, the previous head of medical admissions for Oxford University and Prof. Michael Roberts, Dean of Students for Barts and the London.
As a lecturer on "Getting into Medicine and Dentistry Seminars" 2011, he tackled the difficult topics of medical school entrance examinations and interviews. He also wrote "Getting into Medicine" in February 2011 edition of Changing Careers Magazine, specifically for graduate entry to medicine. He wrote for "Which Schools" on the topic of Oxbridge entry for the 2012 edition.
Most recently, he won the Famelab Hong Kong 2013 competition for Science Presentation for a series of talks in the Hong Kong Science Museum.
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