Dionne (BSc) started studying Medicine at Utrecht University in 2012, currently fully enjoying her life as a medical intern during her Master’s. Over the past years, she has developed an above average interest in those specialties concerning threatened vital functions (emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, anesthesiology), as well as in technical applications in the medical field. However, her heart evidently lies in the OR, hoping to become a talented surgeon one day. During her Bachelor’s she participated in the faculty-bound Honours programme, analyzing surgical outcomes of congenital heart defects. Now in her Master’s, she continued with the Master’s Honours programme, performing research on minimally invasive esophagectomies. She participates in many extracurricular activities, ranging from being an assisting teacher at the dissection lab and an active member of education participation councils to a teddy bear doctor in the children’s hospital (her absolute favorite). She loves meeting inspiring people from various backgrounds and having animated discussions, often having a well-thought-out opinion ready but more than willing to adapt after hearing solid counter arguments. This encouraged her to become a member of the Apollo Society Utrecht in 2016. In her free time, she loves to sail (catamaran in particular) and playing the piano and double bass.
Dionne is member since 2016.