#dotMD22 will take place in Galway on June 17th and 18th 2022
Dr Sarah Fitzgibbon is a GP from Cork. In 2014, at the age of 37, she was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer. She began to write a blog, “Adventures of a Sick Doctor” and she now writes regularly for the Medical Independent.
In December 2017, she set up a support organisation for female doctors and medical students in Ireland, the Women in Medicine in Ireland Network (WiMIN) and organised its first conference in Dublin in September 2018.
She is a member of the Deep End Ireland group, which advocates for improved primary care services for people living in areas of deprivation.
She was recently appointed as the Primary Care Clinical Advisor with CervicalCheck, the national cervical screening programme.