Aliyah Hussein is a London Surgical Trainee. Prior to qualifying as a doctor from the University of Cambridge she was a Health Economist, following completion of an MSc in Health Economics at the University of York. Before that, Aliyah read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford. Aliyah won the ASiT Swann-Morton Medal for her work on deceased donor livers in the UK. She is also a keen and competitive player of tennis and chess.