In this piece for South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) 2022, Dr Sarfraz Qureshi describes how he came from humble beginnings in Pakistan before moving to Britain to work as an NHS doctor for over five decades.
For South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) 2022, Professor Anton Emmanuel, RCP medical director of publishing, talks about the importance of marking SAHM, and shares the story of his own Sri Lankan Tamil heritage.
To mark Pulmonary Rehabilitation Awareness Week, Professor Sally Singh talks about her entry into the specialism and why it continues to be a highly valued intervention for people with chronic respiratory disease.
Dr Brian Wang, a foundation year 1 doctor and RCP Student and Foundation Doctor Network representative for London, credits much of his professional development and achievements to the incredible mentors he had growing up.
Dr Abi Gupta, a consultant geriatrician in the West Midlands, was placed on the kidney transplant list just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK. Here, he tells his story of training to become a consultant while battling life-threatening illnesses.
During the pandemic, clinical oncology registrar Dr Asadullah Anees Khan was struck by how many immigrant NHS doctors tragically died from COVID-19, and how their stories and experiences were only gaining recognition after their deaths.