Dr Lucy Mckay

Founding Member of Students4RareDiseases

Lucy McKay 2Lucy is a founding member of Students4RareDiseases – a national network of medical student societies that aim to increase understanding of rare diseases amongst future doctors.

She trained at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry where she founded The Barts Rare Diseases Society and was president for 2 years.

She previously studied Human Genetics at Nottingham and has now completed her Foundation medical training.

Lucy is currently taking a year out from medical training to work on the S4RD project, revise for Paediatric specialty exams and travel with her husband. Lucy wants to encourage medical students to be inquisitive and think outside the box in order to improve a patient’s journey to a rare diagnosis.