Bevan Commission Member
Professor Kamila Hawthorne MBE MD FRCGP FRCP FAcadMEd DRCOG DCH
- Associate Dean for Medicine, University of Surrey
- Vice Chair (Professional Development), Royal College of General Practitioners
Kamila is a general practitioner of 29 years’ standing, and an academic medical educator. Her research interests and publications include access to health services for Black and Minority Ethnic and other disadvantaged groups in the UK (with special application to Type 2 Diabetes), the development of social responsibility in health care professionals, and equality and diversity in medical education assessments. She is Associate Dean for Medicine at the University of Surrey, where she is putting together a bid to develop a new Medical School. She has recently set up a new PostGraduate Diploma in Physician Associate Studies at the University of Surrey, which admits students on a values-based process using Multiple Mini-Interviews.
Her clinical practice is in a deprived multi-ethnic inner city district of Cardiff.
Her remit as Vice Chair (Professional Development) at the RCGP is to oversee Training, Examinations and Revalidation, Quality in general practice and Professional Development at all stages of the medical life course (from school students to retention of GPs in their last years of professional work).
Kamila was awarded an MBE in the 2017 Queen’s New Years Honours List, for services to general practice.