In this blog, Dr Ayodele Sasegbon – 2019 Turner-Warwick lecturer for the North Western region and overall winner for 2019 – speaks about his experiences with the RCP lecturer scheme and how it helped him finish his PhD thesis and beyond.
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.
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.
The team was delighted and honoured to win this award for their ‘Digital pathways for pre-operative consent’ approach, placing patients at the centre of the pathway and maximising every opportunity to inform and improve understanding throughout their journey.