RCP Global vice president
Dr Mumtaz Patel is a consultant nephrologist based in Manchester, who brings a range of experience and skills to the role. She is currently postgraduate associate dean for Health Education England and is a deputy director for conduct and progress at the School of Medicine at the University of Liverpool. Mumtaz has also worked as an RCP regional adviser for training, and clinical lead for quality management for the JRCPTB.
After completing her medicine degree at University of Manchester in 1996, Mumtaz went on to pursue a career in renal medicine. She completed her foundation training at the Manchester Royal Infirmary and obtained her MRCP in 2000. She did her renal specialist training in Yorkshire and gained her PhD from the University of Manchester in the genetics of lupus nephritis in 2006. She was appointed as a consultant nephrologist at Manchester University Foundation Trust in 2007.
After developing an interest in medical education, Mumtaz became involved in various educational roles from department to divisional lead, renal training programme director and was then appointed as postgraduate associate dean in 2016. She obtained an MSc in Medical Education in 2014 and has a strong research background in assessment, professionalism, differential attainment and quality improvement.