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"Exploring the Path from Medicine to a Tech Career": CodeNewbie Podcast S26E5

Our 5th episode of the season is out now with Shona Chan! ✨

In this episode, our host, @saronyitbarek , speaks with Shona, Software Engineer at Eolas Medical, about her experience navigating the world of software following a successful career as a doctor and Anesthesiologist.

Shona Chan is a doctor and software engineer, focused on enhancing healthcare through technology. Before Shona discovered coding, she worked in the field of Anaesthesia in the UK. She started learning to code so that she could build an app for her workplace. She couldn't ignore this newfound interest and so enrolled herself in Le Wagon's Web Dev Bootcamp to develop her skills.

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