Sian is a GP in West London, Placement Lead for Year 6 General Practice Senior Assistantship (GPSA) and Faculty Development Lead in the Primary Care Education Unit within the Department of Primary Care and Public Health.
Sian qualified from Bristol University in 2000 and trained in General Medicine gaining her MRCP in 2005 before training as a GP on the St Mary's Vocational Training Scheme (VTS) and qualifying with her MRCGP in 2008, and DFSRH in 2009.
In 2015 Sian gained her Masters degree in Clinical Education with Distinction at the Institute of Education in London. Her dissertation involved designing, implementing and evaluating a novel clinical reasoning framework that can be used in clinical or teaching contexts to improve clinical reasoning skills. This 'Stop and Think Framework' is currently used at Imperial to help students develop their reflective reasoning skills and has been adopted in other medical schools.
Sian also runs the RCGP-accredited Department of Primary Care TACTIC (Training Course for Teachers at Imperial College) course.
In 2023 Sian received the President’s Medal for Excellence in Teaching recognising her leadership of the General Practice Senior Assistantship course on the MBBS programme and her contributions to the Department of Primary Care and Public Health.