FAIMER / Keele University: clinical education programme (pgcert/diploma/MSc) post graduate student
Mark is a Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics within the Northern region.
After completing Foundation training and Core surgical training within the North East, he has been an orthopaedic registrar since 2014.
He has an interest in trauma and a particular interest in the management of hip fractures and lower limb trauma and has authored papers on these topics as well as presenting a number of studies at international meetings.
Regarding elective practise, he has a special interest in joint preservation surgery of the hip and paediatric / adolescent / young adult hip surgery and is involved in numerous research projects within this field, with work presented at international conferences and accepted for publication. He has a particular interest in DDH, FAI and their surgical management.
In addition to clinical work, he is involved in Undergraduate teaching both ad hoc and structured and has also co-founded an annual 2 weekend “surgery and medicine for finals” revision course, for the past 4 years, for up to 120 final year students.
After going through a selection process he was awarded a fully funded place on the Keele University / FAIMER MSc in clinical education and has previously completed the Newcastle University PGcert in medical education. Alongside this, due to strong leadership skills, he has previously been selected as the trainee representative for the regional specialty training committee for orthopaedics in the North East of England.