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Who's who and what do they do? A guide to the Training Programme Directors (TPDs)

Dr Jonathan Round is the Head of School

Dr Anne Opute and Dr Ruth Shephard are the Deputy Heads of School. They also have TPD roles as listed below

All TPDs have generic parts of their job such as helping at recruitment, ARCPs and School meetings. They also have specific additional area(s) of responsibility. They are all Paediatricians working in Teaching and District General Hospitals and aim to give you the best possible training experience.

Programme Management TPDs organise post allocation taking into account trainee  educational and other needs. They are highlighted in red. Every trainee has a Programme Management TPD. They should be the person you go to for advice about anything that may lead to changes in the training programme such as wanting to change a post/ maternity or sick leave/ Out of Programme/ concerns that you are not able to discuss with your Educational Supervisor or RCPCH Tutor.

First Name Surname Clinical Post Trust Email Area of responsibility in addition to generic TPD role
Amutha Anpananthar Consultant Paediatrician (PEM) Whipps Cross Simulation North London
Khadija Ben-Sasi Consultant Neonatologist Northwick Park Post Development & Excellence
Bridget Callaghan Consultant Paediatrician GOSH Post Development and Excellence
Mehrengise Cooper Consultant Paediatric Intensivist St. Mary's Simulation Lead Pan-London
Tessa Davis Consultant PEM Royal London Recruitment & Retention
Ajay Desai Consultant Paediatric Intensivist Royal Brompton IT subgroup
Chris Gale Consultant Neonatologist Chelsea and Westminster Academic Training and (sub) subgroup
Kumudini  Gomez Consultant Paediatrician Lewisham Programme Management ST4-5 South London
Morwenna Hodin Consultant Paediatrician St. George's Simulation South London
Atefa  Hossain Consultant Paediatrician St. George's Programme Management ST6-8 Pan London
Sue Laurent Consultant Paediatrician Barnet Supporting trainees, recruitment and retention; Learning Together
Chloe Macaulay Consultant Paediatrician Evelina Innovation Subgroup
Matko Marlais Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist GOSH Education subgroup, RSM sessions
Syed Mohinuddin Consultant Neonatologist & Transport-ologist Royal London Less Than Full Time Training
Sandhia Naik Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist Royal London Academic training and (sub) subgroup
Anne Opute Consultant Neonatologist Royal London Deputy Head of School; Programme Management Grid Pan London
Nick Prince Consultant Paediatric Intensivist St. George's IT subgroup
Trisha Radia Consultant Paediatrician King's College Paediatric Return to clinical practice (PRACP); Simulation South London
Sunita  Rao Consultant Paediatrician Whittington Programme Management ST4-5 North London
Jonathan Round Consultant Intensivist St George's Head of School
Jane Runnacles Consultant Paediatrician Royal Free Education subgroup, RSM evening sessions, QI Champions and Leadership and Management
Caroline Scott-Lang Consultant Paediatrician St. Mary's Education subgroup, RSM day sessions
Shanthi  Shanmugalingam Consultant Neonatologist Royal Free Programme Management ST6-8 Pan London
Ruth  Shephard Consultant Neonatologist St. Helier Deputy Head of School; Programme Management ST1-3 South London
Kirsty Watts Consultant Paediatrician Epsom Educational Supervisors development
Olu  Wilkey Consultant Paediatrician North Middlesex Programme Management ST1-3 North Central and East London