Alumni Career Snapshot – Dr Susie Tang, PhD

This week we are profiling Dr Susie Tang who graduated from Killester in the class 2011 and went on to study Medicine and become a Doctor.

VCE Subjects Taken

  • English
  • Maths Methods
  • Specialist Maths
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Psychology

My Career Highlights

  • The exposure and opportunities to interact with patients and their families as a medical student and transitioning to becoming a junior doctor has been very rewarding.
  • The medical field is endless – I’ve attended trauma calls in emergency, help delivered babies, assessed sick kids & scrubbed into theatre to help the surgeons.

Top 3 Things of My Career

  • Everyday is something different
  • Helping those who are at their most vulnerable
  • You never stop learning

Challenges of Being a Doctor

  • Endless studying
  • Late nights and weekend shifts

My Advice for the Killester Girls

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone else’s life and love your sciences, I would highly recommend Medicine as a career. It’s a life-long journey but definitely rewarding!