Specialty Doctors and Associate Specialists
New Chair of the SAS Doctor's Committe
We are pleased to announce that Monique Schelhase has been
appointed Chair of the SAS Doctors Committee.
Monique graduated from medical school at the University of Cape
Town, South Africa in 1995. Since 2007 she has worked for Leeds and
York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) Yorkshire Centre for
Eating Disorders (YCED) and has been an Associate Specialist in
Eating Disorders since January 2009.
Monique is an accredited practitioner in Interpersonal
Psychotherapy (IPT) and the lead clinician for the YCED Community
Treatment Service. Her research interests include body image
therapies and the psychological impacts of enteral feeding
Additionally Monique is the LYPFT SAS Tutor and member of the
Yorkshire and the Humber Regional SAS Tutor Committee, the SAS
representative on the LYPFT LNC and Medical Education Committee and
a Medical Appraiser.
Monique’s priorities as the new Chair are to ensure that the
College continues to meet the educational needs of its SAS members,
to promote career development and to encourage greater affiliate
membership. Her vision for the committee includes improved links
with the regional SAS Tutors through social media and mobile
technology in addition to being recognised as a primary source of