On 7th November 2012 the Awards for Teaching Excellence for NHS Teachers were hosted by the Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement and Deputy Director of Education, Professor Karim Meeran. Certificates were awarded by Professor Dermot Kelleher, Faculty Principal, and Professor Jenny Higham, Deputy Principal and Director of Education.
The recipients of the 2011-12 awards were:
Dr Nicky Coote, Consultant Paediatrician (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust)
Dr Michael Coren, Consultant Paediatrician (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust)
Dr Zahid Dhakam, Consultant GP (Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust)
Dr Stephen Goldring, Consultant Paediatrician (The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Dr Gira Patel, Locum Consultant Psychiatrist (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust)
Dr Mary Roddie, Consultant Radiologist (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust)
Dr Stuart Rosen, Consultant Cardiologist (Ealing Hospital NHS Trust)
Dr James Shelley, Consultant Dermatologist (Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust)
Dr Nuttan Tanna, Pharmacist Consultant (The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust)
Dr Sarah Woodham, Consultant Rheumatologist (The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Award winners with Faculty Principal, Deputy Principal and Director of Education, and the three Deputy Directors of Education
Dr Elizabeth Muir and Professor Alison McGregor received Personal Tutor Awards for their exceptional support and practical advice to students over the course of the academic year.
Two students were also given recognition for their academic achievements; Dr Alasdair Scott and Dr Michael Matheou, both FY1 doctors. Dr Scott received the London Gold Medal Prize, over students from George’s, KCL, QMUL, UCL and Imperial. Dr Matheou received an unprecedented Imperial Certificate for Exceptional Achievement in Surgery Clinical Finals, having been the first student in memory to achieve the highest possible score. Warmest congratulations to both; such students make us extremely proud.
The Lifetime Achievement Award was received by Dr Oscar Craig, who has been giving his inspirational talk to new students emphasising the excitement and responsibilities involved in being a medical student since 1970. His commitment and enthusiasm continues to inspire our new medical students each year and we are very grateful.
Dr Alasdair Scott, Dr Michael Matheou and Dr Oscar Craig
The Awards were followed by a truly exceptional Inaugural Lecture “Sleeping, breathing and inspiration” by Professor Mary Morrell, Professor of Sleep and Respiratory Physiology, NHLI. Professor Morrell is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher for both undergraduates and postgraduates and her outstanding talk was enjoyed by all.
Congratulations to all!