Dr Winsome Scott
Dr Winsome Scott interest in medicine has always been in the field of Paediatrics. After completing her undergraduate degree (MMBS) at the University Of Guyana (UG), School of Medicine in 2007, her desire to work with children was further strengthened during her medical internship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados.
Since returning to Guyana in 2009, most of her medical experience in the hospitals and clinics has been in this area.
She also worked in Emergency Medicine for over 3 years at two of Guyana’s leading private hospitals which built her confidence in assessing and managing Paediatric emergencies.
Working at the national referral hospital (GPHC) in Guyana has provided her the opportunities to care for children from across the country with diverse medical complaints.
In addition to the acquiring her MBBS, she received a certificate from the Caribbean Association of Medical Councils (CAMC), University of the West Indies, Jamaica. She also obtained a Master of Medicine in Paediatrics from UG and has been trained in Echocardiography through collaboration with the University of Calgary, equipping her with the skill to allow for early detection and management of congenital heart defects in children.
As President of Guyana Help The Kids (GHTK), the local chapter, she was further afforded the opportunity to not only raise awareness on the issues surrounding mortality and morbidity but to actively be a part of a team working towards improving the lives of children in Guyana.