teaching
and training
  • Educational supervisor for SHOs in Morriston Cardiac Centre 2007 – 2012;  Runner-up for ‘Best Educational Supervisor Award’, 2010
  • Honorary Lecturer with Swansea School of Medicine, since 2008
  • Educational supervisor for the Interventional Fellow in Morriston 2005-2006
  • Regular quality control meetings in echo since January 2006
  • Weekly educational echo meetings in Morriston since 2005
  • Co-founder and organiser of the Wales Echo Forum, 2003 (on-going bi-annual postgraduate meetings on echocardiography; CME points awarded by the RCP)
  • Reviewer for ‘Heart’ and for ‘The European Journal of Echocardiography/J- EACVI’ since 2005, and for The American Journal of Cardiology since 2006
  • Abstract grader for the European Society of Echocardiography since 2004
  • Abstract grader for BCS since 2009
  • Invited Lecturer at the Teaching courses of the European Society for Echocardiography, 1996 – 2012
  • Regular presentations at the Departmental Weekly Clinical Meetings, 1995 – 2014
  • Monthly tutorials for third and fourth-year medical students, University of Wales College of Medicine, 1996 – 1999
  • Yearly tutorials for first-year medical students, UWCM, 1996-2000
  • Full–time Clinical Tutor for third year medical students, ‘C Davila’ Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania, 1991 – 1994
  • ‘Tempus’ course ‘Who teaches the teachers?’ – Bucharest, Romania, 1993