Dr Parthipan Pillai awarded Fellowship of HEA
Dr Pillai is the Undergraduate Lead at Luton & Dunstable Hospital and was recently awarded Fellowship of the HEA (Higher Education Academy). Parthi is delighted to receive the title and plans to continue the excellent teaching at Luton.
Learning together: bringing refugee doctors and UCL medical students together
The first meeting of this new project funded by UCL Grand Challenges will take place at 5pm on Wednesday 11 February in the Clinical and Professional Skills Centre, Rockefeller Building. We have a number of medical students and doctors lined up to attend but if any UCLMS staff are interested in joining in or finding out more about the project they are welcome to attend. Please email Ceri for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Obstetrics knowledge used by WHO – Dr Amali Lokugamage
The World Health Organization has included two of Dr Amali Lokugamage’s lectures as resources on its website under the topic of ‘Prevention and elimination of disrespect and abuse during childbirth’. Amali is a consultant obstetrician at the Whittington Hospital and is the Lead for Vertical Modules on the campus.
Eleana recently finished her experience as a Clinical Teaching Fellow with UCL Medical School and is now a Specialist Registrar in rheumatology at Peterborough City Hospital. She was thrilled to win the title of Trainee / Student Educator of the Year 2014 from Health Education East England. Eleana said: “The nomination was relating to my educational work over the last year and I was told that the judges were very impressed with the breadth and variety of projects and activities I was involved with, a lot of which took place over the last couple of years that I was working as a UCL CTF! I was delighted and grateful just to be nominated and short-listed; I was very excited indeed and very honoured to actually win the award!”