Trained as a medical doctor following a degree in medicine at the university of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. Now a qualified consultant in major trauma and emergency medicine and fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM). Also a military reservist having successfully completed officer training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK. Has a special interest in medical education (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and completed a Master of Studies in medical education at the University of Cambridge, where he explored the feasibility of a fully virtual medical school. Currently an honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London working with undergraduate medical students.

My DPhil studies explores the perceived barriers and individual challenges of black minority doctors and their representation at senior management level in the UK national health service (NHS), and the wider societal implications.


Ann Childs and Debbie Aitken