17 June 2019

My UEA Story: Mark Little

NORWICH MEDICAL SCHOOL ALUMNI

Mark Little SpR, NIHR Academic Fellow in Clinical Radiology (Graduated 2009)

UEA equipped me with the knowledge to succeed at every stage of my career thus far!

How has your career developed since graduating?

I completed the foundation programme at Addenbrookes and Papworth Hospitals, Cambridge, during which time I undertook research into interventional neuroradiology. I then took up appointment as the NIHR ACF and SpR in run through training in radiology.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your current role?

The variety that radiology brings, the problem solving aspects of radiology, and interacting with other healthcare professionals.

What are the key skills you learnt at UEA?

Good communication skills and a very good breadth and depth of medical knowledge, enabling me to pass MRCP pt 1 on my first attempt.

How have they made a difference in your career?

UEA equipped me with the knowledge to succeed at every stage of my career thus far!

What piece of advice do you wish you'd received before you graduated?

Being a house officer is hard and terrifying. Nothing can really prepare you for your first solo on call!

Do you have any tips for current students or recent graduates?

Despite being a new medical school, be proud to have graduated from UEA. You have been given the skills to succeed!

What are your career intentions?

Consultant interventional radiologist.

Have you passed any postgraduate examinations since leaving UEA?

MRCP part 1, fellow of the higher education academy.

 

Norwich Medical School