Dr Matt Clayton – Course Organiser
Following a degree in Social Anthropology at Cambridge, Matt travelled extensively and worked in the online gaming industry for 3 years. He graduated from St George's University Medical School in 2010. He spent a happy 4 months as an FY1 doing anaesthetics/ITU and knew it was the career for him. He has since become an ALS instructor, taught medical skills to refugees on the Thai/Myanmar border, published and given international presentations on Quality Improvement work carried out in Pakistan, and been awarded Teaching Prizes and a Clinical Leadership award from the London Deanery. After a period working in Intensive Care in Australia, he returned to the UK, and is a newly appointed consultant in at the London North West University Healthcare Trust with an interest in Obstetric Anaesthesia and Major Surgery.
Dr Josie Cashman – Course Organiser
Josie graduated with Distinction from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2010, with honours in several subjects. During her medical training, she also completed an intercalated degree in Psychology with First Class Honours at King’s College, London. As part of her academic foundation training programme, she was involved in anaesthetic research looking at the incidence of AF after oesophagectomy. She chose ACCS Anaesthetics in order to gain more medical experience and allow her to complete the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians exams. She completed her core training in St George’s School of Anaesthesia, London, and is currently working in as an ST7 dual ICU/Anaesthetic trainee in South West London.