Teaching Experience:

  • Midlands Diabetic Foot Course for Diabetes Specialist Registrars (StRs) [In association with ‘Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists’ (YDEF)], Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (06/12/16) [Organiser, chair and speaker of this first-of-its-kind course for StRs in the UK]
  • Lead for GMC (General Medical Council) Educational Supervisor Accreditation — Assessing and certifying/accrediting consultant colleagues at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham, towards ‘Named Educational Supervisor’ status with the GMC (04/16–)
  • Train the Trainers Course for Consultants, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (2017–; Bi-monthly course for existing Consultants and as part of the Trust induction programme) [Topics: How do you become a supervisor; Adults as learners; Educational contract; Learning styles; Large vs small group teaching; Work-based assessments; Giving feedback; Managing trainees in difficulty]
  • Course speaker at the ‘Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists’ (YDEF) ABC of Diabetes and Endocrinology Course, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC (National Exhibition Centre), Birmingham (28/06/18)
  • Named Educational Supervisor with the General Medical Council (GMC) (Full GMC Accreditation) (25/11/14)
  • Induction Talk to Junior Doctors and Specialist Registrars, Trust Induction, Queen Elizabeth Hospitals Birmingham (2017–)
  • MRCP Part-2 PACES Lead Educator, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (2014–)
  • ARCP (Annual Review of Competence Progression) Panel Member: FY (Foundation Year), CMT (Core Medical Trainee) and Specialist Registrar (SpR) trainees (2014–)
  • Member of the Specialist Training Committee (STC) that oversees the training of Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes in the West Midlands (2013–)
  • Lead Educator for Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (2014–)
  • Lead Educator for the Teaching Days for Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes in the West Midlands (2014–)
  • Divisional Postgraduate Educational Lead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham (04/17–)
  • Chairing Regional Teaching Days for Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes in the West Midlands (2015–)
  • Management and Leadership Course for Endocrine and Diabetes Specialist Registrars, Birmingham (04/07/17) [Organiser and speaker]
  • Interview panel member: CMT and SpR national interviews
  • AHEA (Associate of the Higher Education Academy) (11/12)
  • RCPL Educational Supervisor Accreditation by the Royal College of Physicians, London (06/12)
  • RCPL Educator Accreditation by the Royal College of Physicians, London (05/12)
  • Physicians as Educators accreditation by the Royal College of Physicians London:
    • Peer Support Network (23/11/10, 02/02/11 and 17/05/11), London
    • Workplace-Based Assessment (08/06/10), London
    • How to Conduct a Trainee Appraisal (16/03/10), London
    • On the Job Teaching (16/06/09), Oxford
    • Effective Teaching Skills (06–07/05/09), Oxford
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Services, University of Birmingham (06/12 to date)
  • GP Diabetes Update Days: I organise this event once or twice a year and also give talks and run workshops to keep GPs updated on diabetes
  • Educational and Clinical Supervisor for:
    • Diabetes and Endocrinology Specialist Registrars (SpRs)
    • International Diabetes Training Fellows (Registrars)
    • Core Medical Training doctors (CMT)
    • Foundation Year 1 doctors (FY1)
    • Doctors from overseas on clinical attachments and work experience students
    • GPs and Pharmacists (during placements for diabetic clinical experience)
  • MRCP Part-2 PACES teaching to CMTs
  • Developed Physician Associates towards becoming teachers and supervisors at Queen Elizabeth Hospitals Birmingham
  • Senior Academy Tutor for 5th (final) year medical students, Birmingham Medical School (2017–)
  • 5th year MBChB OSCE finals examiner (2015–)
  • 4th year Conference Poster Presentations examiner (2015–)
  • 3rd year MBChB OSCE examiner (2016–)
  • Teaching for 5th year ‘Selected Clinical Experience’ (SCE) students from University of Birmingham
  • Yearly teaching on diabetes to FY2 and CMT doctors and to pre-medical students
  • Regular teaching 4th year medical students from the Birmingham Medical School (tutorials and clinic-based teaching)
  • Fortnightly insulin tutorial to 4th year medical students
  • Diabetic foot lectures to 4th year students (2011–2012)
  • I have guided several 4th year students in audit projects that have led to national poster presentations and publications. This also helps their 4th year audit poster presentation exam
  • 3rd year generic skills bedside teaching
  • Course director and educator: Oxbridge Pre-medicine Courses (St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford; King’s College, London; and, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) London, University of London) (2011–2012)
  • Regional SpR Diabetes and Endocrine Teaching Days organised in Oxford
  • 5th year Special Study Modules in Diabetes and Endocrinology designed in Oxford
  • Journal club rotas organised in Oxford
  • Organised patient education events, ‘Steroid Replacement Study Day’, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Oxford (2010 and 2011)
  • Associate Royal College Tutor (at 3 different Trusts):
    • Stoke Mandeville Hospital (01/10/06 to 30/06/07). I set up the teaching rota. Further details, as below.
    • Milton Keynes General Hospital (01/04/06 to 30/06/06). My responsibility was to arrange for MRCP teaching sessions for the SHOs and journal club sessions for the SpRs, SHOs and PRHOs. I also helped improve the training of the juniors. I actively took part in teaching MRCP PACES candidates.
    • Bedford Hospital (01/02/04 to 28/02/05). I was involved with arranging the teaching rota for SHOs, including journal clubs and MRCP PACES teaching.
  • Author of MCQs on Endocrinology and Diabetes for an MRCP Part-1 book; also, Level 2 reviewer of MCQs for an online MRCP Part-1 question bank
  • I have also taught medical students from Nottingham, Derby and Oxford Universities during my SpR training.
  • I have guided 5th year students at Oxford for Student Grand Rounds
  • I have taught Pharmacists on Endocrinology and Diabetes management at one Trust
  • Proficient in all teaching methods, including formal and informal sessions, which involves bedside teaching, PowerPoint presentations with audio-visual aids, including videos.