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Faculty Development Seminar: Ms Arundi Mahendran

"Ruptures in practice:coping and learning in the here-and-now-of clincial practice"

A College of Medicine and Health Faculty Development seminar
Date7 February 2020
PlaceSouth Cloisters 3.06

“RUPTURES IN PRACTICE: coping and learning in the here-and-now of clinical practice” by Arunthathi Mahendran Senior Lecturer and Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Queen Mary University/Barts and the Royal London Medical School Friday 7th February 2020 12:30 – 13:30 South Cloisters 3.06, St Luke’s Campus

Arunthathi (Arundi) Mahendran is a senior lecturer and consultant transplant surgeon at Queen Mary University/Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. She graduated from University College London and completed her surgical training at the Royal Free hospital in London before undertaking a specialist surgical fellowship at Columbia university, New York in kidney, liver, pancreas and small bowel transplantation. On returning to the UK, her first consultant appointment was at the University Hospitals of Leicester, NHS Trust. She has a strong interest in education and research and has combined this with her clinical activities. Her research interest lies in the philosophy of practices of thinking, knowing and doing across medical and clinical education. Arunthathi has a Masters degree in Surgical Education from Imperial College London and a PhD in education from Goldsmiths’ College, University of London. Her thesis explored the affective complexities of learning and practice in clinical environments. In 2018 Arunthathi was the winner of the (BERA) British Educational Research Association Doctoral Thesis Award. She is the author of, ‘Moments of Rupture: the importance of affect in medical education and surgical training’, published by Routledge in July 2019. In addition, her qualifications and experience also include a Clinical Ethics fellowship from the University of Chicago. Arunthathi enjoys a varied career as a clinical academic and is presently the programne director for the MSc in Physician Associate Studies at Queen Mary University/Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is an accomplished musician with her own band and a committed dancer. She lives in the East End of London with her husband and two young boys.

For CMH staff

Intended audienceFor CMH staff only
Registration informationCMHFacultyDevelopment@exeter.ac.uk
OrganizerCatherine Pierce

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