Malek Racy MBChB MRCS MRes

Summary of Training

Out of Programme Career Break Imperial College London Oct 2016-19

Specialty Training T&O South Yorkshire Deanery Oct 2013- current

Core Surgical Training London Deanery Oct 2011-13

Foundation Training West Midlands Deanery Aug 2009-11

Higher Education and Qualifications

Master’s in Surgical Education - Imperial College London (current)

MRes in Medical Robotics and Image Guided Intervention - Imperial College London (2016-17)

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) (2012)

MBChB- University of Bristol (2004-2009)

Awards, Funding and Affiliations

British Orthopaedic Association- Best of the Best. Winner, BOA Congress, September 2016

Getty Plate runner up- South Yorkshire Registrar’s Day 2015

Local teaching hero- Imperial College London 2012

NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur 2017-present

British Orthopaedic Association Bursary for surgical video atlas

Subspecialty Interests

Medical technology and innovation – combining clinical and engineering knowledge to advance

patient care.

Education and simulation – including the application of new technology to use video, VR and

simulation to improve training.

Engagement and widening participation – connecting patients, the public, scientists and healthcare

providers to support science communication and guide policy.

Engagement and Simulation

Selected recent engagement events

The Art of Performing Science: Exploring Analogies Across Disciplines

Symposium bringing together experts from science, medicine, the arts and performance to

facilitate cross-disciplinary exploration.

Imperial College London. 24th October 2018

Hard Materials and Sharp Tools

Discussion with stonemasons and sculptors exploring parallels between orthopaedic surgery

and stone carving.

City & Guilds Art School. 1st May 2018

Surgeon X- exploring themes of antibiotic use and resistance with members of the public, using the

comic book Surgeon X as a backdrop of an antibiotic apocalypse in near future London

Science Museum London Lates. 25th April 2018

Worthing Wormhole comic-con. 10th November 2018

Video-supported Simulation for Interactions in the Operating Theatre (ViSIOT™)

Simulated operating theatre scenario and debrief to investigate operating theatre teamwork

Imperial College Centre for Engagement and Simulation Science (ICCESS).

17th February 2017, 4th April 2017


Selected publications

Minimally invasive (MIS) Tönnis osteotomy- A technical annotation and review of short term results

B Balakumar, M Racy, S Madan

J Orthop. 2018 Jan 31;15(1):253-258

A survey of trauma database utilitsation in England

M Racy, S Al-Nammari, CB Hing

Injury. 2014 Mar;45(3):624-8

Selected presentations

Do one, film one, teach one; creating first person surgical videos to enhance surgical education

M Racy, J McGregor-Riley, F Ali

(BOA best of the best competition, BOA National Congress, Belfast. September 2016)

Technology and Innovation

Master’s in Medical Robotics and Image Guided Intervention at Imperial College London (awarded


Currently developing a Virtual Reality (VR) femoral nail simulator using a haptic robotic interface.

Experienced using 3D game development engines Unity and Unreal Engine and 3D animation

software Blender.

Experience in 3D printing and basic electrical engineering using microcontrollers.

Proficient using image and video editing software, including GNU Image Manipulation Software

(GIMP), Inkscape and Lightworks.


Creating a video atlas of orthopaedic index procedures. Project awarded funding by the British

Orthopaedic Association.

Currently completing a Master’s in Surgical Education at Imperial College London.

Course faculty

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor (2015- current)

Royal Society of Medicine anatomy revision course lecturer

SCM Medical lecturer (revalidation and CPD courses for hospital nurses)

Other Teaching Experience

Tutored a Healthcare Assistant for a Level 2 National Certification in Adult Literacy and Numeracy

exam (equivalent to GCSE grades A*-C in maths and English) for entry into a full nursing degree

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