Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Professor of Surgical Education and Engagement Science



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ICCESS, Academic SurgeryChelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





  • Imperial College President's Award for Excellence in Societal Engagement, Imperial College London, 2016
  • Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellowship, Wellcome Trust, 2013
  • National Teaching Fellowship Scheme, The Higher Education Academy, 2011
  • Fellowship of Academy of Medical Educators, FAcadMed, 2009
  • STeLI Innovation Award (First Prize), London Deanery, 2009
  • Imperial Award for Teaching in Excellence, Imperial College, 2008

External Positions

  • Invited external reviewer, Invited member of external review, Simulation Centre, Montreal 2012, Simulation Centre, University of McGill, 2012 - 2012

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Visiting Professorship in Medical Education, Gresham College, 2018 - 2019
  • Visiting Professor, Royal College of Art, 2018 - 2021
  • Honorary Fellowship, City & Guilds of London Art School, 2017
  • Full member of Art Workers Guild, Art Workers Guild, 2016
  • Honorary Membership of Royal College of Music, Royal College of Music, 2016
  • Wilson Centre Affiliated Scholar, Wilson Centre for Research in Eudcation, University of Toronto, 2007
  • FRCGP, Royal College of General Practitioners, 2006
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1986
  • FRCSEd, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1985

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Professor of Anatomy, Royal Academy of Arts, 2019