Dr Anumeha Bhagat, MD, DNB, FAIMER Fellow
Assistant Professor of Physiology and Medical Education Unit Faculty, Government Medical College & Hospital (GMCH), Chandigarh, India.
Dr Anumeha Bhagat’s career reflects her commitment to excellence, innovation and continuous learning. In 2002, she embarked on an academic path as a postgraduate at Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College, Kanpur. This was her introduction to the intricate world of physiology, and it ignited a fervour for research and scholarly pursuits. From 2005 to 2008, she trained at the Department of Physiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, an experience she found transformational. Joining GMCH (Government Medical College and Hospital), Chandigarh, in 2009, Dr Bhagat became a dedicated member of the Physiology Faculty. Focusing on student-centred learning, she redefined educational experiences for aspiring medical professionals.
Following her selection as a FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research) Fellow in 2012, Dr Bhagat’s path turned towards educational research. Her prolific contributions to the field, including original research articles, reflect her engagement, insights and passion for medical education. Her approach is characterised by an understanding of students’ learning styles, curricular enhancements and innovative teaching methods.
An integral member of the GMCH’s Medical Education Unit, Dr Bhagat spearheads initiatives to raise medical education standards and organises regional and national faculty development programs to nurture educators’ growth.
Beyond her pedagogical contributions, Dr Bhagat’s research encompasses non-communicable diseases and mind-body medicine. Her insights illuminate peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and impactful conference presentations.
Dr Anumeha Bhagat is a multifaceted professional who combines medical expertise with educational excellence. A dynamic force in healthcare, education and beyond, she is dedicated to shaping the future of medical education and advancing the boundaries of medical research.
Dr Shirley Beng Suat Ooi MBBS (S’pore), FRCSEd (A&E), MHPE (Maastricht), FAMS
Senior consultant at the Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore; Adjunct Professor at the Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore; Associate Dean and Medical Clinical Educator Lead at NUH.
Dr Shirley Beng Suat Ooi's passion for teaching, mentoring and coaching has garnered multiple awards, most notably the 2013 National Outstanding Clinician Educator Award and the 2020 ACGME-I Physician Leader Award. She has been involved in teaching evidence-based medicine since 1997. A believer in life-long learning, she completed her Masters of Health Professions Education (MHPE) in 2017, Newfield’s Coach certification program in 2021 and Newfield’s Team Coaching program in 2022.
Her clinical research interest is in emergency cardiac care, with a special focus on the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes using cardiac biomarkers and electrocardiogram. Her medical education research interests include effective clinical teaching and learning strategies, as well as issues dealing with burnout. She has been chief editor of the three editions of Guide to the Essentials in Emergency Medicine and a co-author of Medico-Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine and Family Practice: Case Scenarios, titles published by McGraw Hill.
Dr Shirley Beng Suat Ooi is a member of the Joint Committee on Specialist Training Accreditation Committee, the Emergency Medicine national examination committee and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education – International (ACGME-I) review committee. From 2009 to 2020, she was the inaugural Designated Institutional Official (DIO) of the National University Health System (NUHS) Residency program.
Dr Titilopemi Oladosu MBBS, MRCGP, MClinEd, FHEA, DFSRH, BSci Int Health
Dr Oladosu is a general practitioner (GP) at a ‘deep-end’ practice in Norwich, England. (Deep-end practices work to close the health inequities gap and improve the health and lives of people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation.) She also works as a GP in A&E, out-of-hours and prison. Pursuing a portfolio career, she is taking part in an Education, Leadership and Research fellowship with the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Dr Oladosu gained her Master’s in clinical education during her academic GP training. Her medical education research involved exploring the experience of applying to medical school for applicants from deprived socio-economic backgrounds. Her other research interests include improving access to healthcare in prison through remote consultations.
For five years during training, she was involved in the ATSP (Asked To See Patient) teaching program, which supported trainee doctors in the east of England with preparation for professional practice, a program she came to lead. During an out-of-program year, she worked as the Curriculum Lead for the MBBS program at UEA. A member of the Higher Education Academy, Dr Oladosu is passionate about global health, sexual and reproductive health, medical education and health equity.