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CURRICULUM VITAE for - EMSA Presidency 2013/2014 Name: Olga Rostkowska Birth date: 11. July 1988 Place: Ostroleka, Poland

Address: Ul. Marszalkowska 83/36 00-683 Warsaw Poland Contact: Cell-phone number: +48 602 293 313 (PL) E-mail: rostkowska.o@gmail.com Skype: olgarostkowska

Education ●

September 2004 - April 2007

Nicolay Copernicus High School in Warsaw, School of a bilingual character – Polish/English ●

October 2007 – August 2013

Medical student (6th year) at Medical University of Warsaw (WUM) CURRENTLY IN A GAP YEAR (2012-2013) FOR THE PURPOSE OF AN INTERNSIHP AT THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF EUROPEAN DOCTORS OFFICE (CPME) IN BRUSSELS


PROJECTS and INITIATIVES EMSA – EUROPEAN MEDICAL STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION 1

National level – Poland

Chief of the EMSA Warsaw cultural project named ‘Cultural Injection’ October 2009 – June 2010

Vice-President of EMSA Warsaw (resp. for Fundraising) October 2011 – June 2012

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International level

EMSA – EUROPEAN MEDICAL STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION

EMSA Medical Ethics and Culture Director 2011/2012 September 2011 - September 2012

One of the two chief editors of the EMSA Europe official magazine - EuroMeds 2012 Chief editor of the EuroMeds 2013 – NCM edition dedicated to Antimicrobial Resistance Chief editor of the Euromeds 2013 – GA edition dedicated to Healthy and Active Ageing

Establishing an international project related to spreading knowledge on medical ethics: EMSA Med Eth News (Medical Ethics Newsletter by EMSA Europe) Since November 2011 until the beginning of 2013.

Leading the initiative regarding bone marrow potential donor databases expansion: EMSA Trans Plantation. Bringing the project from the national level to the European level. Since November 2011 until the September 2012.

Coordinating activities related to Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA) in EMSA – Setting the AHA WG in May 2013.

Trainings / Conferences /Events 1. National level – Poland ●

Event –‘Bone Marrow Donors Recruitment’ as an organiser – November 2009

Training – ‘Doctor/Patient Communication’ as a participant - December 2009

Conference – ‘Extermination of Psychiatric-Ward Patients in Poland during WW II’ as an organiser - December 2009


Event –‘Bone Marrow Donors Recruitment’ as a participant / EMSA Europe representative – March 2012

2. International level EMSA - General Assemblies: ●

19th EMSA General Assembly in Heidelberg, Germany – September 2009

20th EMSA General Assembly in Athens, Greece – September 2010

21st EMSA General Assembly in Leiden, The Netherlands – September 2011

22nd EMSA General Assembly in Istanbul, Turkey – September 2012 Chairing a session on Ethics in Transplantology with National Coordinator of Turkey for Transplantation, Dr Ata Bozoklar and a professor of Transplantology from the University of Istanbul, Prof. Dr Ilgin Özden.

EMSA extraordinary GA in Thessaloniki, Greece - November 2012 Delivering a workshop on Communication (special focus: doctor-patient communication)

23rd EMSA General Assembly in Lisbon, Portugal – September 2013 Planning to deliver a workshop on Active and Healthy Ageing and a training on Intercultural Learning.

EMSA - National Coordinators and Enthusiasts’ Meetings: ●

EMSA NCM in Warsaw, Poland – May 2011

EMSA NCM in Bucharest, Romania – May 2012 Delivering a workshop on Emotional Intelligence, a WG on EuroMeds and a session on Movies and Medicine with Ema Andrei, Romania.

EMSA NCM in Tbilisi, Georgia – May 2013 Delivering a workshop on Antimicrobial Resistance and Hand Hygiene in cooperation with European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

EVENTS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION ●

AMEE 2011 – Vienna, Austria – member of the student Task Force – August 2011

AMEE 2012 - Lyon, France - member of the student Task Force - August 2012

AMEE 2012 - Prague, Czech Republic - member of the student Task Force - August 2013


In 2011 application for a workshop with an abstract paper “Anatomy and Physiology of a Memorable Presentation” with a student colleague, Annaliese Willems from Melbourne, Australia. The application was not successful yet we still keep the workshop description for the future use. ●

Medical Students’ Day in Tartu, Estonia – 5-7th April 2013 Delivering a speech on the role of exchanges and the benefits of studying medicine abroad.

EVENTS ON MEDICAL SCIENCE ●

ZIMS 2011 – Zagreb International Medical Summit – November 2011

INVOLVEMENT IN CULTURAL EVENTS REL. TO MEDICINE ●

EMSOC (European Medical Students’ Choir and Orchestra) - Rijeka, Croatia - August 2012 Attendance of the annual concert, as a representation of EMSA Europe.

EMSOC (European Medical Students’ Choir and Orchestra) – Szeged and Budapest, Hungary August 2013

Attendance of the annual concert as a representation of EMSA Europe. Currently responsible for liaising between EMSA and EMSOC.

EVENTS ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND ADVOCACY ●

EuWHO: WHO Simulation Youth Initiative - October 2012, London

General Assembly and Working Group meeting of CPME, 23-25th November 2012 - Limassol, Cyprus

General Assembly and Working Group meeting of CPME, 25-26th April 2013 - Dublin, Ireland Presenting a joint EMSA and CPME paper on Healthy and Active Ageing (AHA). Presenting the next steps of the EMSA WG on AHA.

Structured Dialogue (SD) meeting in Saragossa, Spain – 3-7 July 2013. Representing EMSA at an event dedicated to youth advocacy on the EU level.

EMPATHY Europe, 8-11th July 2013 – event organized by European Patients’ Forum (EPF). Representing EMSA as the voice of young health-care professionals in a discussion about young patients with chronic conditions.

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING EVENTS 

TNT – Youth Trainers Academy - November 2011 Attendance as a participant. Becoming an NGO trainer.


LSS (Leadership Summer School) - Budapest, Hungary - July 2012 As a participant and the representative of EMSA Europe.

TRAM (trainers’ meeting) – Creativity and Storytelling – 22-25 February 2013 - Paris, France

International Exchange Programmes ●

EMSA Twinning Project ‘Warsaw/Istanbul’ in February 2010 and in May 2010

EMSA Twinning Project ‘Warsaw/Coimbra’ in October 2011 and in December 2011

ERASMUS 2010/2011 – Milan, Italy - Universita degli Studi di Milano 10-month exchange (October 2010 - July 2011)

ERASMUS 2012 – Istanbul, Turkey - Istanbul Universitesi 3-month summer internship (July 2012 - October 2012)

Language skills 1

Polish – native speaker

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English - fluent

Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) – Warsaw, Poland Passed in June 2010

3

Italian - advanced

Language course at Universita per Stranieri di Siena – Siena, Italy - August 2010

Two language courses for ERASMUS students – Milan, Italy I course - from September until December 2010 II course – from February until May 2011

French –advanced Language course at Alliance Française in Brussels, Belgium November 2012 – until now

4

German – basic

High-school graduation diploma September 2004 - April 2007


Contact with the following Institutions (since 2011) ●

Cooperation/liaising with international institutions such as: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME), International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Scottish Council on Human Bioethics (SCHB), International Association on Medical Education (AMEE), European Patients’ Forum (EPF), End Ecocide in Europe, Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

Cooperation/liaising with students' associations/organisations/events: European Medical Students’ Orchestra and Choir (EMSOC), European Pharmacy Students’ Association (EPSA), International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA), International Students’ Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT), Leadership Summer School (LSS), Parkinson Disease Summer School (PDDS), European Law Students’ Association (ELSA), Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l'Europe / European Students' Forum (AEGEE Europe)

Technical Skills: 

Microsoft Office Package, MemoQ, Wordpress

Personal advantages ●

Good organisational and planning skills

Ability to think creatively

Ability to take initiative, prioritise and work under set deadlines

Multitask oriented and stress-resistant

Easiness in establishing new acquaintances - also in international teams

Quick adjustment to the changing working conditions - flexibility

Other activities / jobs / extra information ●

Work for a Polish translation company Get.it since October 2012 until now - working in English, Polish, Italian; - working on medical articles, drug information, presentations for doctors and medical students

Books translated for a Polish company: Medipage (into Polish): Teaching Atlas of Mammography, L.Tabar - the whole book Manual of Aesthetic Surgery, W. Mang – selected chapters

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