Kaji Sritharan                             MBBS,MD(Res), FRCS(Eng),DIC, FEBVS

Kaji Sritharan is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Associate Dean of the Royal Society of Medicine. She qualified from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School London, in 2001. In 2007, she completed and was awarded an MD (Res) in Vascular Biology from Imperial College and subsequently undertook her higher surgical training on the Northwest Thames rotation, with endovascular fellowships in Brisbane, Australia and post-CCT fellowships in Vascular centres in Malmo, Sweden and Bad-Krozingen, Germany; for which she was awarded the prestigious ASGBI Moynihan Travelling Fellowship.

She is passionate about teaching and education and has developed more than 100 meetings and courses aimed at continued professional development, in association with the Royal Society of Medicine, Impress Medical and in her role as a Member of the London Deanery Vascular & Endovascular Skills Simulation Committee. She has also published a number of books including, the Royal Society Medicine Careers Handbooks, 300 Essential SBAs in Surgery, Get Through Postgraduate Medical Interviews, Essential Notes in Medicine & Surgery for Finals and the best-seller Essential OSCE Topics for Medical and Surgical Finals. She currently produces the popular podcast series, RSM Health Matters.

Kapil Sahnan
MBBS, BSc(Hons), MRCS(Eng)

Kapil is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer working in the Department of Surgery & Cancer at St Mark’s Hospital, Imperial College London. He is also a General & Colorectal Surgical Registrar in the North-West Thames region.

He qualified from Imperial College London with an intercalated BSc in Cardiovascular Sciences in 2009. His foundation years were in Oxford and he completed his core surgical training in the Severn Deanery. Kapil ranked 1st in the country in the 2013 general surgery national recruitment process and is now a registrar in North-West London.

He has been awarded the Royal College of Surgeons research fellowship and holds a number of other grants. He is an invited speaker and delivered over 100 international and national presentations. He is part of the executive committee of the London Surgical Research Group (LSRG), the regional representative for the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) and the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI).

He has an extensive education background and has recently completed a teaching fellowship (2017-18) at Northwick Park Hospital. He has been a surgical tutor for Oxford University, a ‘Regional Educational Supervisor’ at Cambridge University, and a ‘Clinical Tutor’ at St Mark’s Hospital, London.

He began designing courses early in his career and has run over thirty national surgical courses across the UK. He has a long history in teaching and mentoring. He organised the national mentoring program for the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM) and is a national mentor for the Association of Surgeons in Training.