I am a Consultant Radiologist in Manchester with extensive experience in clinical, teleradiology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), teaching & research work. I am a highly experienced thought Leader and strategic thinker with extensive clinical, managerial & board level experience, both within and outside the NHS. I am a strong team player, collaborator & innovator. I am an alumnus of the Nye Bevan programme in Executive Healthcare Leadership & a Senior BAME Influencer at the NHS Leadership Academy (NHSLA) and @APNA NHS, helping develop inclusive leadership in the NHS. I am a regular presenter at various conferences, panel discussions & webinars. Over last two years I have highlighted the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the BAME Health Care Professionals and the communities. I am a strong advocate of Global Vaccine Equity to protect all. We are not safe until every body is safe globally.
At the BMA I have led the setting up of the National BAME Members Forum & Regional BAME networks and enhancing support for the International Medical Graduates (IMG) via the BMA IMG Steering Group. I am leading on improving support for Care Homes, Nursing Homes & Hospices residents especially on the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on them.
I am Founding Chair of the Asian Breast Cancer Support Group and Patient to Patient Support Initiative (PaPSI). I am deeply committed to addressing health inequalities particularly in breast cancer care: please follow @BME_CANCER . I am working hard on addressing inequalities faced by BAME communities. I lead an innovative Cross-Cultural Communication Skills Training Programme based on 'Cultural Humility' model.
I am Founding member of the Disabled Doctors Network & Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES) Strategic Advisory Group at NHS England & Improvement, focused on improving support for disabled doctors/medical students & other NHS staff. I believe in zero tolerance for bullying & harassment and sexism in medicine. I am a strong supporter of #Allyship and addressing inequalities in medicine due to gender, race, disability etc.
I have undertaken various Senior Management & Leadership roles including Medical Staff Governor, Clinical Director, Radiology Lead for the Manchester Mobile MRI Pilot and Chair of the Annual Plan Committee at my Trust. I have been an Hon. Professor at University of Salford and am currently an Hon. Senior Lecturer at University of Manchester. I am also an Academic Advisor for Medical Students at the Manchester Medical School, University of Manchester.
I was awarded BMA Fellowship in 2013, HSJ Top 50 BME Pioneer award in 2014 and Health & Social Care Network Embrace Award in 2015.
Twitter: @anilkjain61 @APNAnhs @BME_CANCER