Ethan Smallwood

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Ethan Smallwood
Born (1998-06-19) June 19, 1998 (age 23)
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Alma materUniversity of Nottingham
OccupationPhysician, medical influencer

Ethan Smallwood (born 19th June 1998) is a British physician who gained public attention during the COVID-19 pandemic for creating health awareness and health-related content on social media platforms.[1][2]

Education and career[change | change source]

Ethan was born in 1998 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.[3] He attended Solihull School and earned the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) at Nottingham University.[4]

Ethan then started practising in the NHS.[2] During the COVID-19 pandemic, he decided to document his experiences in order to help other students.[5] He started educating the masses about medicine through his social accounts which amassed half a million followers on Instagram,[6] TikTok, and YouTube.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "We met the Insta famous medic Ethan 'The Student Doctor' Smallwood". University of Nottingham. 28 October 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Manning, Jonathon; Pring, Faith (7 July 2021). "Nottingham medical student on working in the pandemic". Nottingham Post.
  3. "Reasons Why You Need to Watch Out for Influencer Doctor Ethan". News18. September 24, 2019. Archived from the original on 3 November 2019.
  4. "Medical student shares experiences of working on Covid frontline". DerbyshireLive. Derby Telegraph. 5 July 2021.
  5. Stretton, Penny (5 September 2021). "The Nottingham doctors taking social media by storm". Nottinghamshire Live.
  6. "Influencer Doctor Ethan is on a mission to make medicine interactive". Mid-Day Newspaper.
  7. Bunn, Matthew (2 November 2019). "Medical student lifts the lid on life on Nottingham's hospital wards". Nottingham Post.