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Medical Assistant

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
February 11, 2019

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Highly trained Medical doctor with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both research as well as clinical areas. I am a new Canadian permanent resident who is proactive, responsible and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Seeking a similar role in an institution that values these highly developed proficiencies.


Student/research assistant Sep 2018-Dec 2018

Lung Health Centre, Birmingham, AL, USA

Perform specific protocol procedures such as interviewing subjects, taking vital signs, and performing electrocardiograms, assessing eligibility of subjects, perform Lung Function Tests and Data entry.

Acting as a receptionist and clerk on several occasions.

Research assistant Sep 2018-Dec 2018

Cardiovascular Bioengineer Department, UAB, Birmingham, AL, USA

Volunteering and assisting making flow loops to compare pulsatile vs continuous blood flow

Primary Researcher 2016-2018

University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

Conducted a study “Subclinical Cardiovascular Diseases in clinically stable diabetic patients” at UTH Advisor: Dr Shabhir Lakhi. Yet to be published, though approved by UNZA


Trainer of trainees, health personnel

Clinics and Hospitals – Zambia 2017-2018

Courses taught: HIV CONSOLIDATED GUIDELINES, Antiretroviral Treatment Regimens, Comprehensive Management of Pediatric HIV. Received 95% positive responses on student evaluations


Ministry of Health – Lusaka, Zambia 2016- 2018

Trained various health personnel on latest Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Management


University of Zambia – Lusaka, Zambia 2012-2018

Tutored Medical students, gave lectures, moderated teaching sessions, tutorials & administered Examinations.

Received 93% positive responses on student evaluations

Apex University - Lusaka, Zambia 2014-2018

Tutored Medical students, moderated teaching sessions, tutorials & administered Examinations.

Cavendish University – Lusaka, Zambia 2015-2017

Tutored Medical students, moderated teaching sessions, tutorials & administered Examinations.

University of Zambia – Lusaka, Zambia 2009-2010

Courses taught: Pharmacology and Physiology to 4th year Medical students


Registrar in Department of Internal Medicine

University Teaching Hospital - Lusaka, Zambia Sep 2014-July 2018

Teaching Junior Medical Officers, Medical students & other Staff members through ward rounds, tutorial & lectures.

Managing the emergency room- Examination & treatment of Patients. In-patient rounds & OPD clinic reviews

Attending to Nephrology and Cardiology consultations, in-addition to others including from other Doctors.

Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.


Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox, IL, United States July 2017 – August 2017

Attending/ clerk patients in both inpatient and out-patient cardiac clinics. Instituting a management plan.

Observing various Cardiac procedures such as angiography. Supervisor: Dr Toor

Senior Resident Medical Officer

University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia April 2014- September 2014

Clerk patients, conduct rounds, Teach Students, Attend to patients in the Out-Patient clinics in Internal Medicine

Intern (Junior Resident Medical Officer) in the Department of Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics

University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia June 2012 - February 2014

Clerked all patients, did acute trauma management including carrying out surgical procedures

Did antenatal checkups on pregnant women, daily ward rounds on Inpatient mothers

Carried out deliveries both vaginal deliveries as well as assisted and performed Caesarean sections

Performed gynecological assessment and assisted in various gynecological procedures (Hysterectomy, MVAs)

Clerked pediatric patients, investigated them and initiated management.

Managed the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as well as Hematology and Oncology Patients.



Human Service Trust, Lusaka, Zambia Dec 2012 – July 2018

Helped with community service, elderly patient reviews, medical and non-medical charitable work such as setting up religious events, helping the elderly, Perform basic diagnostic procedures, such as blood pressure screening, breast cancer screening, or communicative disease screening.

Medical Student

Mpashya Mission Hospital, Zambia November 2010

Community Based Education, attending to patients in rural settings, clerking and examining patients,

Perform diagnostic procedures, e.g. BP Check, blood glucose checks & non communicable disease screening.


Open Air clinics, Lusaka Zambia 2012-2018

Screen patients for hypertension, diabetes and routine medical examination care.


RamaKrishna Vedanta Centre, Lusaka, Zambia 2009- 2012

Assisting in various religious and cultural events, participating in the choir

Medical Student/ Volunteer

Chongwe District, Zambia Aug 2008- Sep 2008

Community Based Education in a rural setting, clerking and carrying out door to door surveys


Post Graduate Students Class Representative 2014-2016

Undergraduate 7th year Medical students Class Representative (vice) 2011-2012

Logistics committee member for University of Zambia Medical Students Association 2011


Post Graduate:

Master of Public Health, Commenced MPH (Major in Environmental and Occupational Health) in August 2018, and completed 1st semester with a GPA of 4.0. Discontinued due to relocation to Toronto.

Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine (MMed) July 2018 - University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia


Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine (MBChB), July 2012 - University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology (BSc. Hb), May 2009 - University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia


Roche Diabetes Care November 2017

Total duration: 30hours

Attended a training on Basic Diabetes under Roche Diabetes Care


University Teaching Hospital November 2016

Attended a Teaching Skills course and performed well.

Was taught on various teaching methods and presentation of data.


Surgical Society – Lusaka, Zambia October 2013

Attended and completed a course in Basic Surgical Skills


Board Certification : ECFMG, USA (Passed USMLE STEP 1, STEP 2CK, STEP 2CS & STEP 3)

Full Registration : Health Professions Council of Zambia

IELTS : British Council, Lusaka, Zambia - June 2017

GRE : - April 2015

GCP Training: - November 2018


Gupta M (July 2018): Subclinical Cardiovascular Diseases In Clinically Stable Diabetic Patients At UTH, Lusaka, Zambia. Poster Presentation at the annual poster presentation for Graduate Students


Labor Day Award in recognition for my hard work and dedication. - 2015

Best Chemistry Student, School of Natural Sciences, 2nd year BScHb - 2007

Best Obstetrics and Gynecology Student, School of Medicine, 5th year - 2010


English - Native

French - Working proficiency

Hindi - Functionally native


1.Dr Mark Dransfield – Lung Health Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA (

2.Dr Sethu Palaniappan – Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Alabama, USA (

3.Elizabeth Westfall - Lung Health Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA (

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