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Dr Mumtaz Patel

Senior censor and vice president for education and training

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 NHS England, is a director for conduct and progress at the School of Medicine at the University of Liverpool and has recently completed her three year term as RCP global vice president. 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 Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2007.

Mumtaz has established a strong track record in education, training, assessment and research. She obtained her Masters in Medical Education in 2014 and leads on national research around assessment, differential attainment, professionalism. She has published and presented widely at national and international conferences. She has designed and delivered several educational and leadership courses in the UK and internationally and is actively involved in assessment as an experienced PACES examiner.

As RCP global vice president, she developed the global strategy, which has made a significant impact on our membership growth over the past two years, increased diversity and established strong networks. She also launched a global women leaders programme, which empowers female physicians to advance into leadership roles.