Professor Kamila Hawthorne
Professor Kamila Hawthorne MBE MD FRCGP FRCP FAcadMEd FLSW DRCOG DCH. Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners. GP, Mountain Ash. Kamila is a general practitioner of 34 years’ standing and an academic medical educator and medical politician. 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. Formerly Head of the Graduate Entry Medicine Programme at Swansea University (2018-2022), she is now Chair of the RCGP Council. Her clinical practice is in a deprived ex-mining town in the Welsh Valleys. Kamila is also on the Trustee Board of the Kings Fund. Kamila was awarded an MBE in the 2017 Queen’s New Years Honours List, for services to general practice.