Surakshya holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Sydney’s Medical School. Her research interests lie in disease prevention and health promotion, particularly in creating a healthy lifestyle for young adolescents. At W21C, Surakshya provides support in carrying out various education research activities. Currently, she coordinates the Patient Safety Course and is involved in projects with both the Post Graduate Medical Education and the Undergraduate Medical Education teams.