Meet the new editorial scholar: Nikki Nabavi .




  1. Anna Harvey, BMJ editorial scholar (outgoing)

Smiley, reliable, empathetic, and loves the gym


Nikki Nabavi, aged 21, medical student at the University of Manchester, became editorial scholar at The BMJ in August 2020. Nikki was given the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ North West Division medical student of the year award in 2019, and has been co-president of University of Manchester PsychSoc, running national events, such as a psychiatry summer school in July. Her interests include mental health and wellbeing, public health, medical ethics, and medical journalism. She is looking forward to continuing the great work of last year’s team.

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