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Dr Emma Mitchell

Associate global director for international medical graduates

Dr Emma Mitchell is a consultant geriatrician working at Southmead Hospital, Bristol. She has a special interest in Parkinson’s disease and has been involved in various international research and service development projects related to ageing and frailty.

Emma was an improving global health fellow (HEE) based in Yangon, Myanmar between 2016–17. From 2016–21, Emma was a faculty member for a bi-annual RCP PACES communication skills course in Myanmar. Since 2021, she has supported doctors from Myanmar who have moved to the UK, working alongside several national organisations, most notably NHS England and NHS Improvement and the Medical Support Worker programme.

Emma looks forward to bringing her skills and experience to the role of AGD for international medical graduates (IMGs). Working within the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) team, she aims to focus on streamlining processes involved in the MTI Programme, from application until post-placement, ensuring placements are reflective of the needs of candidates, NHS trusts and international partners.