King’s medics top University anatomy exams


Three King’s first year medical students have ranked 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Cambridge in the MedST (Medical Sciences Tripos) Part 1A exams in anatomy. Jessica James, Carrie Shi and Silas Ruhrberg were part of a set of strong results that saw King’s ranking this year as one of the top Colleges for first year Medicine at Cambridge.

Director of Studies Dr John Perry said:

We are exceptionally proud of all of our first year medics. We had especially strong results in anatomy, but our congratulations go to everyone – they all worked incredibly hard in what has not been an easy year for anyone. And great credit goes to their supervisors - Dr Poppy Aldam is a clinical lecturer in anaesthesia and has been on COVID duties at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, with an unimaginably hard job these past 18 months. Colin Lee is an MB-PhD candidate, recently awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship for his PhD in immunology research relating to triple negative breast cancer. We’re delighted to see Medicine at King’s doing so well.

Similar Entries


Final-year medical students Adam Townson and Milan Kapur talk about their experiences as interim junior doctors


We caught up with three King’s medics, Dr Fanny Belais, Dr Adam Townson and Dr Chris Williams, to hear about their experiences over the past 12 months.


Special disposition has been granted in order that the graduating students can play a role in the management of the coronavirus pandemic.


As a result of an extraordinary meeting of the Governing Body, Kings College has decided that the apostrophe should no longer be used in official communications.


The Rt Hon David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, will be preaching at King’s College Chapel on Sunday 2 June.


King's Bye-Fellow Fiona Godlee's address will be on the topic of public health and climate change.