MBBS, MD(Res), FRCS(Eng), DIC, FEBVS
Kaji Sritharan is a Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Emeritus 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.
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.
MBBS, BA (Law), MRCS (Eng)
Max is a Core Surgical Trainee working in the Whittington Hospital, London. Having previously completed a law degree at Cambridge University in 2010, he qualified from the St George’s, University of London Graduate Entry Medicine Scheme in 2016. He spent his foundation years in the North Central Thames Foundation school, completing both parts of his MRCS before becoming a junior clinical fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics at St Mary’s Hospital in London.
Max has always had an interest in teaching, starting with anatomy demonstrating as an undergraduate, twilight tutoring during foundation years and more recently running a regional laparoscopic skills simulation course. He was then selected by ASiT to facilitate a regional surgical skills teaching course for undergraduates and foundation doctors with Imperial College Medical Society. He is currently working towards a Masters in Medical Education.
MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCS (Eng)
Zak is currently a Core Surgical Trainee in the London Deanery. He qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School in 2016 having been selected to attend the prestigious University of London Gold Medal. Prior to studying medicine, he was awarded a first-class honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Bath.
He undertook his Foundation Training in North Central Thames at Luton and Dunstable and the Royal Free Hospitals during which time he obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons. Having completed a one-year clinical fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospitals he is now a core trainee in South London.
He has a keen interest in teaching and education and in addition to running the MRCS Part B Revision Course is currently undertaking a Masters in Medical Education at the University of Dundee. For the last four years he has worked as a mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation, aiming to widen admission to university for students from low-income backgrounds.