Professor Kamila Hawthorne

Bevan Commissioner

Portrait of Kamila Hawthorne
  • Professor Kamila Hawthorne MBE MD FRCGP FRCP FAcadMEd DRCOG DCH.
  • Head of the Graduate Entry Medicine Programme, Swansea University.
  • GP, Mountain Ash.

Kamila is a general practitioner of 31 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 Head of the Graduate Entry Medicine Programme at Swansea University. Her clinical practice is in a deprived ex-mining town in the Welsh Valleys.

Kamila is a nationally elected member of the Council of the RCGP and a Trustee and Board member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

Kamila was awarded an MBE in the 2017 Queen’s New Years Honours List, for services to general practice.