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Course Directors

Day 1 - History Taking, Management Planning & Video Scenarios

Saul Faust MA, MBBS, PhD, MRCPCH
Senior Lecturer in Child Health, Consultant in Paediatric ID & Immunology

Saul trained at Cambridge University and University College London. After joining the St. Mary's/Imperial College research team in 1996, Saul set up the Imperial College MRCPCH course in 1997 and has co-directed the course since that time. Saul has a major practical and research interest in postgraduate and undergraduate medical education, and has been a teacher on the UK resuscitation council "generic instructor course" since 1998 as well as having regular commitments teaching APLS and for MRCPCH and DCH courses (Institute of Child Health, Guy's & St. Thomas). Saul is also an Honorary Lecturer at Imperial College London and has been a member of the Higher Education Academy (previously Institute of Learning and Teaching) since 2001 as well as Assistant Director of the Wellcome Clinical Research Facility, University of Southampton.
Bob Klaber MA, MB, BS, MRCPCH
SpR in Paediatrics, London
Clinical Academic Teaching Fellow

Bob studied pre-clinical medicine at Cambridge University before completing his clinical studies at Bart's and The London. He has a wide range of experiences in medical education at MBBS, DCH and MRCPCH level and has been heavily involved in the development of the Imperial College MRCPCH Clinical Course.
Steve Welch BA(Hons), MSc, MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCPCH
Consultant in Paediatric ID & Immunology, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham

Steve trained in medicine at Oxford and London Universities, in paediatrics in London and in paediatric infectious diseases at St Mary's and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. He has been running the Imperial College MRCPCH clinical examination course since 2000.

Day 2 - Communication Skills & Ethics

Dr Jonathan Hasleton is an SpR in Cardiology
He is currently undertaking an MD Cardiovascular medicine at University College London. He has a BSc in Health Care Ethics and law and maintains an interest in Medical and Research ethics. He has been involved in teaching for a number of years and despite having aspirations to be a cardiologist, lectures on communications and ethics.
Michael Fertleman BA(Law), MA, MB, BS, MRCP, ILTM, Of Gray's Inn, Barrister
Honorary Lecturer, Centre for Bioethics & Philosophy of Medicine, UCL

Michael studied preclinical medicine at Cambridge University and then completed a law degree. He took his clinical studies at St Mary's, London under a Harmsworth Scholarship and completed his SpR training in the North Thames region. He is currently a consultant physician at St Mary's, London, having also trained to be a barrister at the Inns of Court School of Law. He was the director of the popular Northwick Park PACES course and organises teaching for the written MRCP exams. He received an award for Teaching Excellence by Imperial College in 2003. He has lectured widely in different countries on medico-legal issues for over ten years.
Adam Fox BA(Neuroscience) MA, MSc, MB, BS, MRCPCH, DCH, ILTM
Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Evelina Children's Hospital, London

Adam studied pre-clinical medicine at Cambridge University and then completed a neuroscience degree before his clinical training at University College, London. He obtained MRCPCH in 1999 whilst working at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He recently completed his training in Paediatric Allergy and has taken up a consultant post at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital. Adam is an accomplished educator, acting as a course director for the Institute of Child Health and the Medical Defence Union. He has been trained in teaching communication skills and is widely published in this area. He has also been awarded the Vincent Wigglesworth prize for his presentation skills and is the current Editor in Chief of the Internet Journal of Pediatrics & Neonatology.