A wide range of members have produced blogs and contributed to webinars to make our first ever South Asian History Month special.
- Our new Registrar, Dr Trudi Seneviratne OBE discusses becoming a psychiatrist and wide range of people from South Asia who helped to shaped her career.
- Our former President Professor Dinesh Bhugra and CAMHS psychiatrist Dr Ananta Dave recorded video blogs in which they talk about their heritage, how they chose psychiatry, and the importance of cultural awareness.
- Our former Vice President, Pearl Hettiaratchy, reflects on a colourful and challenging career, charting her journey from starting a new life in the UK and confronting discrimination, to working in the upper echelons of the GMC and the College.
- College Fellow Dr Santosh Mudholkar, who works as a consultant forensic psychiatrist, talks in his blog about appreciation of South Asian culture, the role he would like to see yoga and meditation play in the future, and how we could do even more to celebrate South Asian History Month in the future.
- Psychiatrist, writer, actress and film maker Dr Parvinder Shergill reflects on her multi-faceted career, and talks about why she wants to see a turban-wearing superhero on our screens.
- The chair of our Transcultural Special Interest Group, Dr Shahid Latif, talks about the contributions of South Asian doctors to the NHS, from its beginnings to today, and the importance of a truly diverse workforce.
We’ve also broadcast two special free webinars to mark the College’s first ever South Asian History Month:
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