John Ndikum: From Yale to COVID-19, Online webinar

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Hosted by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine,  Dr. John Ndikum will be joined by Marcia Philbin for a ‘fireside chat’, in which he will share his poetry and passion for social justice.

John will talk about his journey into medicine, how his experiences as a black doctor have shaped him, and his reflections on working in the front line of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

This talk will touch on issues of race, ethics and values, in medicine generally and in light of COVID-19. John will finish by reading a beautiful poem that he composed especially for FPM, titled “Humanity in Calamity”.

This webinar is free to attend, Register online HERE.

Booking closes at 15:00 15 October. This event will take place on Zoom.

If you have any questions, or are having trouble booking on to this event, please email events(at)

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