Lily Scourfield

Education Section Editor

Lily is an Intercalating Medical Student at Cardiff University with an interest in medical leadership, journalism and research. Her academic interests are broad with publications ranging from areas such as Parkinson’s Disease to Colorectal Surgery. She has experience presenting at conferences both nationally and internationally, including representing the BSDJ at the Academy of Medical Educators meeting in 2019. Most recently, Lily has enjoyed working on a stroke ward as a clinical assistant in a local hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her recent piece for the BSDJ on the experience of a medical student during the pandemic led to an interview with BBC Radio Wales.

Lily is enthusiastic about medical education and innovation and is looking forward to her third year as Education SE. She believes in the benefits of widening access to medicine has enjoyed partaking in medical outreach schemes for sixth formers across Wales. She enjoys networking and collaboration through her BSDJ role and two years on the committee of Cardiff University Research Society (CUReS). She has also enjoyed teaching fellow medical students at various opportunities throughout the course and believes in an evolving medical curriculum.

Outside of University, Lily enjoys charity work for spinal injury rehabilitation and has been involved with Disability Sport Wales. She is passionate about lifestyle and preventative medicine at a public health level and her hobbies include dance, sailing, cooking and travelling.